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Mar

Good news for all Alopecians

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If you are about to start your 2016 taxes and you wear a wig here is some good news. According to the IRS, “You can include in medical expenses the cost of a wig purchased upon the advice of a physician for the mental health of a patient who has lost all of his or her hair from disease.”

What this means is that the cost of your wig is a deductible medial expense. Here are some relevant links to share with your tax preparer.

https://www.irs.gov/publications/p502/ar02.html#en_US_2016_publink1000179038

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p502.pdf