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I have a medical claim of R4500 which was not covered by my medical aid, can I claim this as a tax d

Posted 13 May 2013 under Tax Q&A


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Any cash payment for medical expences = e.g. a single claim of R4500 and another of R2400. Can these costs be deducted from my tax return?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
13 May 2013 at 13:44

Yes you would include these amounts under the question asking you if you had any medical expenses not reimbursed or covered by your medical aid. SARS then uses a formula to determine how much of it can be claimed as a tax deduction.


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