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Answered: February 20, 2019 9:37 pm

Can I take a $3,000 health insurance credit?

Retired public safety officers can elect to exclude from gross income up to $3,000 of distributions from qualified retirement plans that are used for qualified insurance premiums (this is NOT a tax credit). When taking the exclusion, write “PSO”) on line 4b of Form 1040.

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Tax Glossary

Self-employment tax

Tax paid by self-employed persons to finance Social Security coverage. In 2007, there are two rates. A 12.4% rate applies to a taxable earnings base of $95,700 or less and a 2.9% rate applies to all net earnings.

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