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Publication 17
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How Much of the Expenses Can You Deduct?(p144)

rule
Generally, you can deduct on Schedule A (Form 1040) only the amount of your medical and dental expenses that is more than 10% of your AGI (7.5% of your AGI if either you or your spouse is age 65 or older)(Form 1040, line 38).
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Example.(p144)

You are unmarried and under age 65 and your AGI is $40,000, 10% of which is $4,000. You paid medical expenses of $2,500. You cannot deduct any of your medical expenses because they are not more than 10% of your AGI.