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Thank you. I work Marketing Services and Staffing as a W-2

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Hello and thank you. I work for Paladin Marketing Services and Staffing as a W-2 employee but I work full time on-site at Paladin's client where I am considered a contractor. I receive no benefits -- can I deduct the cost of my health insurance premiums? ***** *****
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Customer: Hello and thank you. I work for Paladin Marketing Services and Staffing as a W-2 employee but I work full time on-site at Paladin's client where I am considered a contractor. I receive no benefits -- can I deduct the cost of my health insurance premiums?Read more: http://www.justanswer.com/tax/428tt-w2-contractor-tax-deductions.html#ixzz3ylja3zjf
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 10 months ago.

As you are an employee you may not deduct health insurance premiums as a self-employed person.
However you may deduct that cost with other medical expenses on schedule A line 1.

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