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Can I claim a stay in hospital maternity room as medical deduction on tax return?

Posted 28 July 2015 under Tax Questions



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Rak says:
30 June 2015 at 20:55

Hi Tim
Am I allowed to claim the following as a medical deduction on my tax return - for a stay in a private room in hospital when we had a baby? My wife and I stayed there for 2 nights, and I did not send it through as a claim to medical aid. Thank you for your help

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
30 June 2015 at 21:13

Yes you can, this would form part of your medical expenses not covered by medical aid. Register for TaxTim and let us help you complete and submit your return to SARS .


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