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Medical Expenses when not belonging to a medical aid?

Posted 5 January 2015 under Tax Q&A


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I am on my wife's medical aid. June' 14 our funds in our medical savings account ran out. Since then I have been paying cash for prescription medication and various tests, etc. Can I claim the out of pocket medical expenses from SARS as it amounts to almost R 18k.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
6 January 2015 at 9:10

Yes, but please read our article on Tax deductions for Out of Pocket expenses


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