The April 15 filing deadline for 2010 income tax returns is still several months off, but taxpayers hoping for a refund may want to get acquainted with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other tax-related resources now. The following publications describe some potential areas of deduction for individuals and families affected by disability.
For people who find themselves spending significant sums for the services of caregivers/personal care assistants (PCAs), the good news is that some of those expenses may be recouped.
The three primary areas to check out in this regard are child and dependent care expenses; unreimbursed business/employment expenses related to disability; and medical and dental expenses.
Medical and dental expenses