IRS Announcement – Certain PPE is Covered Medical Expense


On March 30, 2021, the IRS, in its released Announcement 2021-7, notified taxpayers that personal protective equipment (PPE) purchased for the purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19 are now to be treated as a covered medical care amount under Section 213(d) of the IRS code. This includes masks, hand sanitizer, disposable gloves and sanitizing wipes. [...]