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Are orthodontist expenses tax deductible?

Sara says:
19 April 2017 at 13:12

Can I claim tax on an orthodontist expense for my child's braces? They are not covered by medical aid.

TaxTim TaxTim says:
19 April 2017 at 13:30

Yes, you're able to claim it under the out of pocket medical expenses section, on your tax return. Kindly ensure that you have each invoice, just in case SARS asks for proof of these expenses.

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