TITLE

DEDUCTIBILITY OF GENDER REASSIGNMENT SURGERY

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Practical Accountant;Mar2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the rule of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service pertaining to the cost of male-to-male gender reassignment surgery and related medications, treatments, and transportation. According to the Chief Council Advice, the expenses of this type quality under Section 213 which allows medical expense deduction has not been justified.
ACCESSION #
20195352

 

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