Why did SARS not return my medical spending?

Ayaz says:
3 July 2015 at 10:55

I paid almost R3000 towards medicines, apart from my MSA. Why has SARS not returned this amount? Can you please check?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
3 July 2015 at 11:02

Please have a look at our Medical Tax Credits blog for an understanding of how this deduction works. If you have any further questions please let us know.

Ayaz says:
3 July 2015 at 11:08

I still didn't understand...

TaxTim TaxTim says:
3 July 2015 at 14:09

You need to spend more than 7.5% of your income on other medical expenses before those will be considered as enough to get you any money back from SARS.

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