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My son is disabled, what costs can I recover for him?

Posted 31 January 2013 under Tax Q&A


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Can I recover costs of his carer if she also cleans the house? Can I claim her transport? My son is still in nappies at 4 years old, can I claim the cost of these as it is due to his disability? how can I maximize the return of some of costs I incur for him?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
31 January 2013 at 13:31

You may claim costs that are directly related to his disability. If the carer cleans the house as result of looking after him and has transports costs as well due to your son's disability then you may claim those as well.


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