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can a tax payer claim for his umemployed spouse, medical bills?

Posted 11 November 2014 under Tax Q&A


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Can I claim for my wife's medical bills? she is unemployed, on chronic meds. she is not a member of my medical aid. All bills are my responsibility.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
11 November 2014 at 9:30

Yes you can if she is financially dependent on you. It would be part of your out of office expenditure.

Alan says:
24 November 2014 at 16:58

where on my tax return do I declare this?

TaxTim TaxTim says:
25 November 2014 at 9:12

You would include this in the medical section under amounts not recovered from medical aid.


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