PRESCRIBED HERBS AND SUPPLEMENTS
Nutritional supplements, vitamins, Chinese herbal supplements and other natural medicines that are prescribed by an acupuncturist or physician as treatment for a specific medical condition that is diagnosed by an acupuncturist or medical practitioner are tax deductible.
TRANSPORTATION TO ACUPUNCTURE APPOINTMENT
The standard mileage rate allowed for out-of-pocket expenses for a car when you use it for medical reasons is 14 cents a mile for 2004.
Bus, taxi, train and plane fares primarily for and essential to medical care are also included.
How much of the expenses are included?
You can deduct only the amount of your total medical and dental expenses for the year that is more than 7.5% of your adjusted gross income.
Click here to see IRS information about medical tax deductions: More medical expense information