How does medical dependents work?



Dirk says:
4 July 2017 at 18:02

I have myself and my 4 children and my wife on the medical aid, do I say that my medical dependents are 5 or do I include myself and state that I have 6?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
4 July 2017 at 21:52

Yes you need to include yourself and state that you have 6 medical aid dependents in order to receive the tax deduction for it.




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