Medical Posts in Tax Q&A

If I pay for my medical aid personally how do I calculate and claim for a tax refund?

I am paying for medical aid personally on a monthly basis and I would like to know how to calculate the tax return I will get for this? Do I get any? If I get a refund will it just be for medical aid or could I apply for my gap cover as well? And then how do I claim for this? Is it too late for the 2013/14 year? Could I lump two claims together in the 2014/15 year?

Query on taxable Pension Fund Contributions?

My company taxes my Total Cost to Company which includes my pension fund contributions paid over. Example: CTC: R15 000 Pension: 750 Medical Aid: 1348 UIF: 147. 80 Tax: 1592. 25 Less Tax Credit: 257 Net Salary: 10 904. 95 The full R15 000 is taxed, they list all of the above as company contributions. Is this correct?

List of codes required for an ITR12?

List of source codes

Claim back medical bills from SARS?

Can you claim all medical payments. Although you haven't got a medical aid?

Compensation of home based care worker - tax obligations?

I would like to understand the tax obligations, if any, for the following scenario and hope you will be able to assist with such. I am disabled and had to employ the services of a home based care worker to assit in my daily living activities/requirements. (since Jan 2015) According to my understanding, such is not deemed to be a formal employment and thus would not be taxable (same as domestic workers), but I just want to make sure. Neither is UIF payable. Now for the tax question: The carewor...

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Do you pay PAYE on unpaid leave?

My salary is as follows basic of 16500, travel allowance of 4500, cell all R500, medical aid R500 & RAF R500. I did not work 2 days this month and this was deducted as unpaid leave of R1517. 24. Please advise if you are supposed to pay PAYE on unpaid leave. Thanks

Can I claim gap cover?

I pay for gap cover every month. Can I claim this back on my tax return?

Can I claim back for contributions to a medical health insurance, ie not a medical aid scheme?

Can I claim back for contributions to a medical health insurance, ie not a medical aid scheme?

I am blind in one eye am I classed as disabled.

I am blind in my left eye due to a motorcycle accident 17 years ago I have never claimed and my doctor knows I have no sight in this eye . I was recently told I can claim as disabled due to this condition. I am on low pay and also have to pay for my medication for a heart conditions . . I was receiving working tax credit but now I been told I have to pay for my medication . . . Can you please offer me some advice if I am able to claim for help?

Submission Date for ITR12 to SARS?

I started working for a employer last year (October 2014) and only became full employed on Jan 2015. When would my tax submission be? On being fully employed I gained medical aid and pension fund.

Can I claim for vitamins with my medical slips?

Can I claim for vitamins with my medical slips?

Better returns with no medical expenses?

I just want to find out, what is the possibility of getting a better return without a medical aid.

Calculation of tax credits for medical aid contributions?

How does one calculate the tax credit for medical aid contributions for persons over 65. I would be grateful if you could answer with an example. Thank you

Submitting 5 years of ITR12s to SARS to claim back old medical contributions?

Really love the website and service. Have a question regarding very old tax forms. I have been employed for around 5 years but never submitted an tax return (thus only the IRP5's). I however did contribute to an medical aid of around R1,000 per month for all these years. How far back can I go to claim these refunds?

What will my PAYE be?

I am going to be 67 in July
I earn R18000. 00 per month
The Company pays my full medical aid of R3940. 00

What should my paye be for the 2015 tax year

Many Thanks


Procedure to follow for a company that never traded, never filed annual return, in need of tax clear

I incorporated a company in September 2014, it has never operated since then and never filed an annual/provisional tax return, now I am in need of a tax clearance, could you kindly advise if it is permissible to file the tax return with zeros now in 2015(end of February)depicting it as the 01 provisional payment given that the company never traded and never filed a return.

I want to know that my tax will be the same as other other people who have no responsibility?

If I have a responsibility to take care of the whole family, if there is a possibility for reducing the tax?

Claim on medical expenses from SARS?

Can you claim medical expenses like doctors and medicine if you only have a hospital plan

If my spouse is disabled and claims accordingly, can I claim that I am married to a disabled person?

If my husband has a disability and he claims as a disabled person. As his wife can I claim too that my spouse is disabled?

If you do not pay the m/a premium nor are you the main member, can you claim out of pockets expense

If you do not pay the m/a premium nor are you the main member, can you claim out of pockets expenses that are not reflected on your year end statement from your m/a ie they have never been submitted to your m/a?

Classification of income for contract employment and permissible deductions.

Hello. I work for a company where I was previously employed full time before I relocated. Now I work on a contract basis (contract renewable annually) performing tasks previously in my job description from a home office which I furnish, equip and maintain myself. I work unsupervised and submit an invoice monthly for a set number of hours worked and am paid an hourly rate. As this is my only income, the company deducts PAYE, but I pay for medical aid, retirement annuities and income protection pr...

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I am 65 can I claim all my medical contributions from SARS?

I am 65 can I claim all my medical contributions from SARS for tax purposes?

Claim without medical aid?

Can I claim back on my medical expense for myself and my two kids, even if I dont have a medical aid. ?

Medical refund from SARS?

What is the limit a person can claim for medical paid cash out of your pocket and not by medical aid. Even though we have medical

Medical deduction 2015

Can you please tell me what will happen when I am older than 65 and have no medical aid, but do have medical expenses. What will my deduction be for the 2015 tax year if my other medical expenses R36 000 and taxable income R 350 000?
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