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November 5, 2010

Gym fees may be deductible medical expenses


You may be able to deduct the gym fees as a medical expense if you can establish that:

  • A physician diagnosed you with a specific disease
  • You uses the gym to treat the specific disease
  • You would not incur the gym fees but for the specific disease
Read the IRS information letter Number: 2010-0175 for requirements and other details

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Denise Appleby

Denise is CEO of Appleby Retirement Consulting Inc., a firm that provides IRA resources for financial/ tax/legal professionals. She has over 20 years of experience in the retirement plans field, which includes training and technical consultation.

Denise writes and publishes educational /marketing tools for advisors; available at Denise co-authored several books on IRAs

Denise is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School, where she obtained a Masters of Jurisprudence in Employee Benefits, and has earned 5 professional retirement designations.
She has appeared on numerous media programs, sharing her insights on retirement tax laws.


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