Income Tax Treatment of Final Medical Expenses

If you are the administrator of a someone's estate, you may have to make an important decision about how the deceased's final medical bills are handled for federal tax purposes. Most final medical expenses will remain unpaid on the date of death. For federal income tax purposes, deductions for unreimbursed medical expenses are generally allowed only on the tax return for the year in which the expenses are actually paid. However, what happens when a person incurs medical expenses and dies before they are paid? Here is short article on How to handle a loved one's final medical expenses by Bill Bischoff published in Marketwatch. 

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