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I'm not familiar with a Kirby Sentria II, but is it some type of special filtering vacuum?
You would need a doctor's order to justify such a deduction; it can't just improve everyone's general health and be generally beneficial; it must serve a specific purpose for a specific patient; it can benefit everyone, but it needs to be similar to a prescription. Also, can you describe what the unit does.
Remember, in order for medical expenses to be of any benefit, you must be itemizing deductions and your medical expenses have to exceed 7 1/2 percent of your adjusted gross income. Also, whomever the device benefits would have to be either the taxpayer or a dependent of the taxpayer.
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what counts as medical deductions? Co-pays, premiums, deductables??
I can give you a link to an IRS publication that will give examples.
You can deduct the cost of transportation to & from obtaining medical care also; you would keep track of your mileage.
Your out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs, would qualify.
Here's a link to IRS Publication 502 re Medical Expenses
All out of pocket dental expenses would qualify as medical expense.
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