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Can dependent claim Medical Aid portion they pay?

Posted 28 July 2015 under Tax Questions


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Craig says:
27 July 2015 at 8:21

If my spouse pays her portion of the Medical Aid (and half of our child's medical aid), can she claim this back from SARS, even though I am the Main Member? Obviously when I submit my tax return it would be less this portion.

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
28 July 2015 at 4:14

No unfortunately you would have to claim this as you are the main member, but the tax benefit would be the same regardless of who pays for it.


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