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2017 Guide to Tax and Long Term Care Insurance – Now Available

March 2017

New guide shows the government tax incentives to own a long term care policy Individuals, business owners and human resource professionals who want an understanding of both federal tax incentives as well as state incentives will want to have the 8-page guide “Tax Breaks & Incentives for Long Term Care Insurance.” Updated for 2017, it […]

Tax-Friendly Ways to Pay for LTCI

August 2016

Below are 4 ways that can make long term care insurance more affordable through tax-advantages: Tax-free withdrawals from an HSA (health savings account). Deduct long-term-care premiums as a medical expense. Make a tax-free transfer from an annuity. Make a tax-free transfer from permanent life insurance. For the full article and more information on these tax-friendly […]

New Limits for Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Issued by IRS

October 2015

For self-employed individuals, including LLC, PA, S-corporations and partnerships, the 2% or more owners of these entities can deduct 100% of the eligible (age indexed) LTCI premiums paid on their behalf, their spouses and dependents for Tax Qualified LTCI policies. Please refer to the age indexed chart below for eligible premiums. Premiums paid on behalf […]

Federal Government Offers Tax Breaks for Long-Term Care Planners

October 2015

In 1997, the federal government began offering tax incentives to reward people for buying long-term care insurance, including tax-qualified policies. Congress created tax-qualified policies to encourage consumers and insurance companies to embrace long-term care insurance. Under a tax-qualified policy, insurance premiums qualify as itemized deductions on federal tax returns. Additionally, benefits from a qualified policy […]