Do I qualify as self-employed even if I don't have a business?

February 18, 2004

Subject:  "above the line" tax deductability of health insurance premiums
From:  Ben
Date:  Sat, 17 Jan 2004

Hello Michael Grya and thank you for accepting my question.

My income is principally from investments -- capital gains, interest and dividends -- and from a Roth conversion. Do I qualify as "self employed" for the 100% self employed health insurance deduction?

Thank you again,
Ben

Answer

Date:  Mon, 02 Feb 2004

Hello Ben,

No.

Good luck!
Mike Gray

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