Jerry and Ernie are comparing their tax situations. Both are paying all of the nursing home expenses

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Jerry and Ernie are comparing their tax situations. Both are paying all of the nursing home expenses of their parents. Jerry can include the expenses in computing his medical expense deduction, but Ernie cannot. What explanation can you offer for the difference?
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South Western Federal Taxation Individual Income Taxes 2017

ISBN: 9781305873988

40th Edition

Authors: William H. Hoffman, David M. Maloney, William A. Raabe, James C. Young, Nellen

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