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Medical expenses claimable without belonging to medical aid

Posted 20 March 2017 under Tax Q&A


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Carel says:
17 March 2017 at 16:11

SARS refuses to deduct my medical expenses (medical doctor prescriptions and formal medical procedures), if I didn't belong to any medical aid scheme. Just to add onto that, I paid all my medical costs myself.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
20 March 2017 at 7:36

If you have the proof of each expense then they should not disallow it, however they might have taken it into account but the expense might have been too low for it to be set off against your tax liability.
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