Self-Employed Can Take 2010 Tax Deduction For Health Insurance Premiums (S. FL Sun-Sentinel)

By Marcia Heroux Pounds

The self-employed can take a tax deduction for health insurance premiums for 2010 -- a one-year benefits through the Small Business Jobs Act.

The deduction also can be taken for small firms with 10 or fewer employees.

The 2010 deduction will put about 15 percent of the premium back in the pocket of the self-employed, said Kristie Arslan, executive director of the National Association for Self-Employed.

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