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The cost of tax-qualified LTC insurance premiums (LTC premiums) are deductible for federal income taxes as LTC is considered a medical expense. For an individual who itemizes tax deductions, medical expenses are deductible to the extent that they exceed 10% of the individual's Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) (7.5% in 2018). The amount of the LTC premium treated as a medical expense is limited to the eligible LTC premiums and is based on the age of the insured individual. That portion of the LTC premium that exceeds the eligible LTC premium is not included as a medical expense.
Individual taxpayers can treat premiums paid for tax-qualified LTC insurance for themselves, their spouse or any tax dependents (such as parents) as a personal medical expense.
If you are self-employed, you can deduct 100 percent of premium amounts (up to the limit) you paid for long-term care insurance. Note that the policy must be "tax-qualified" to receive these benefits.
Securities and Investment Advisory Services are offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor, member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products are offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. Heartland Planning Associates is a trade name of Heartland Bank. Heartland Bank and Heartland Planning Associates are not a registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial. The investment products sold through LPL Financial are not insured Heartland Bank deposits and are not FDIC insured. These products are not obligations of Heartland Bank and are not endorsed, recommended or guaranteed by Heartland Bank or any other government agency. The value of the investment may fluctuate, the return on the investment is not guaranteed, and loss of principal is possible. The LPL Financial representatives associated with this website may discuss and/or transact securities business only with residents of the following state: Ohio. Check the background of investment professionals associated with this site on FINRA's BrokerCheck.
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