Tax Law (Questions About Taxes)/tax deduction question


Is there any kind of a tax deduction or credit I can receive if I missed 4 months of work to care for my dependant son who had brain surgery? I was thinking I could included it under medical expenses other.


Call the Employment Development Department. Since you are in CA, you may qualify for Paid Family Leave. I am not aware of a tax credit or deduction for leaving work to care for your boy.

Hope your son makes a full recovery. I cannot imagine the emotional pain this is causing you.

All my best........

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Bruce W. Tyler, EA


I can answer questions with regard to the following: Preparation/Tax Law regarding Individual Income Tax (IRS and California), Audit Representation/IRS Procedures of personal and corporate income tax including appeals, IRS Collection procedures for individuals, partnerships and corporations, Offers-in-Compromise, Installment Payment Plans, Penalty Abatement,Income from Cancellation of Debt. Heavy experience with Public Safety (i.e. Firefighters, Police Officers, Correctional Officers, etc) as well as medical industry.


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