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Principal member vs paying member of medical aid

Posted 1 July 2014 under Tax Q&A


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I pay for the medical aid for my family, however my wife is the principal member. Who should account for this on their return?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
1 July 2014 at 10:21

Your wife will need to claim as she is the principle member and to whom the medical aid is addressed to.

Mark says:
1 July 2014 at 11:44

Thank you for the prompt advice. We will proceed as advised.

TaxTim TaxTim says:
1 July 2014 at 14:37

Only a pleasure!


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