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Are private medical expenses especially in terms of drug treatment a tax deduction?

Posted 14 January 2014 under Tax Questions

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I recently attended an out-patient drug treatment programme at personal cost roughly equal to 1-month's salary. Is there any tax deduction for this non-medical scheme related expense?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
15 January 2014 at 10:45

Was this prescribed by a medical heath professional or was the clinic/programme registered with any medical authority? This can be deducted as long as SARS approve the treatment facility or program.


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