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Are Dental Insurance Premiums Deductible in Iowa?

Iowa allows a deduction in full for health insurance premiums paid with after-tax dollars. This sometimes creates questions about what exactly counts as a "health insurance premium." For example, does dental insurance count? The short answer is, yes.

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Are Dental Insurance Premiums Deductible in Iowa?

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Iowa allows a deduction in full for health insurance premiums paid with after-tax dollars. This sometimes creates questions about what exactly counts as a "health insurance premium." For example, does dental insurance count? The short answer is, yes.

Revisiting a History of Marriage in the Tax Code, Part 1

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

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I’m An Accountant, Not a Miracle Worker

July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Something I wish clients understood: I am not a miracle worker.

Small Business

305, 2016

You Can Afford Employees But Not an Accountant?

Things business owners have actually said to me: "I hired employees but can't afford an accountant."

1203, 2015

Why Do Unethical Clients Bother Working With Tax and Accounting Pros?

I'm always confused when an unethical client bothers seeking out the help of a licensed professional.

State Taxes

2607, 2017

Are Dental Insurance Premiums Deductible in Iowa?

Iowa allows a deduction in full for health insurance premiums paid with after-tax dollars. This sometimes creates questions about what exactly counts as a "health insurance premium." For example, does dental insurance count? The short answer is, yes.

506, 2017

Iowa Deduction for Charitable Mileage

Image courtesy of user Maialisa on Pixabay.com Iowa allows taxpayers to take an extra itemized deduction for charitable mileage. Here’s how it works. Background [...]