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Who can claim additional medical tax credit for their children

Posted 17 February 2017 under Tax Q&A


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X says:
17 February 2017 at 3:01

My husband pays the medical aid for himself and me his wife and 2 children and he claims the tax credit back for this. There is no point in him claiming additional medical tax credit for other medical out of pocket expenses as he earns too much to qualify for this. I however earn much less. Can I on my tax return claim additional medical tax credit for any medical out of pocket expenses for myself and my 2 children.

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
17 February 2017 at 8:18

If you are paying for the out of pocket expenses you are able to claim them on your own return. Kindly read our blog on Tax deductions for Out of Pocket expenses


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