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When I use the SARS tax calculator, it shows at code 4008 an amount of R0,00?

Posted 2 July 2013 under Tax Q&A


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My medical aid contribution was R 24 761 inserted under code 3810, how come my allowed medical deduction is R0?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
2 July 2013 at 19:00

The medical aid contribution now acts as a credit against your tax owed. The code 4008 is for out of pocket medical expenses and this is subject to a very complicated formula set by SARS. Look out tomorrow for our blog post about how this is calculated.


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