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Is the amount for a medical expense deductible on W2?

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W2, box 12b, code DD; is the amount listed under this code deductible as a medical expense for insurance premiums?

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lane replied 4 years ago.


This code, Code DD – Reports the cost of non-taxable health insurance provided through your employer. To provide some context, here is an excellent article (Written by an EA - Enrolled Agent, enrolled to practice before the IRS) about Box 12 Codes and Explanations, on the form W-2

Hope this helps.