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    Identify at least two examples of family deductions. How do these deductions aid families? Please include some discussion on the pros and cons of allowing such deductions.

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    Two examples of family deductions are medical expenses and education.

    The medical expenses deduction aid the family by allowing them deductions of medical expenses for the prevention, diagnosis, or medical treatment of physical and mental illness plus any amount paid to treat a family member including dental and eye care expenses (www.irs.gov). You can only deduct the total medical care expenses for the year exceeds 7.5% ...

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    This solution of 199 words provides examples of family deductions and also includes the pros and cons of allowing such deductions. References used are included.