Do you pay the medical expenses for an elderly relative? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Do you pay the medical expenses for an elderly relative? Keep track of your expenditures, including travel and lodging costs, incurred for medical reasons. Those expenses count toward your deductible medical expenses, so long as you provide more than half of the relative’s support for the year.
Advice: Pay the medical care provider directly, not the relative.