Does Turbo Tax subtract the total medical expenses from the 3% it populates or do I have manually subtract amount?

My total medical expenses for myself and dependants totals $5446.75 for the 2014 tax year.  Is this the amount I enter or do I have to take the above amount and subtract it from 3% of my net income?  I am not sure if TurboTax calculates this amount.


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Simply enter the total amount of your medical expenses, which in your case is $5,446.75.  TurboTax will automatically complete the calculation and deduct the lesser of 3% of your net or $2171 from this amount to determine the amount that can be claimed on your return.

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