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Gluten-Free Tax-Deductions

taxclockHey!  I just got emailed this from the NFCA.  Check it out!

3 Things You Should Know Before Filing for a Gluten-Free Food Tax Deduction

It’s no secret that gluten-free food packaged food is oftentimes more expensive than its gluten-containing counterparts, but did you know you might be eligible for a tax deduction to help make up the difference?

If you have never filed for a tax deduction for your gluten-free food purchases, there are some important things you should know before you do:

1. You Need an Official Diagnosis to be Eligible

Many people are eating gluten-free for a variety of reasons, but only those with an official diagnosis with a gluten-related disorder will be eligible for a tax deduction.  You’ll need a prescription from your doctor for a gluten-free diet as your treatment option as well.

2.  Keep Track of Your Food Purchases the Entire Year

In order to receive the tax deduction, you’ll have to calculate the difference between the cost of gluten-free alternatives vs. the cost of gluten-containing foods.

For the whole article, click on the link below.

January_3 Things You Need to Know Before Filing Your Taxes


Have any of my gluten-free readers claimed it on their taxes?  What are your thoughts on this?

2 thoughts on “Gluten-Free Tax-Deductions”

  1. So…now I’m curious…are you going to do this or did you already? Sounds wonderful, but also overwhelming at keeping track of all that…especially the difference part.

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