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    would be

    These sentences mean the same, right?

    It is beneficial for him to work part-time for medical reasons.

    It would be beneficial for him to work part-time for medical reasons.

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    Re: would be

    Not necessarily. #2 suggests a conditional/tentative context. Another potential difference is that in #1, he may have started the work already, whereas #2 refers to the future.

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