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Posted 20 June 2013 under Tax Q&A


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I am paying a medical aid for my self and my son, I earn only R40 000 pa, can I also get something from SARS and how do I go about doing that I already got a certificate from my medical scheme.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
20 June 2013 at 12:18

You won't be able to claim for the medical aid as you are below the tax threshold already. A medical aid claim only reduces the tax payable and because you don't pay any tax there would be nothing to reduce unfortunately.


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