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Can I claim tax back on medical expenses if my medical aid is partially subsidized by my Employer?

Posted 3 July 2014 under Tax Questions



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I am currently employed and am ready to submit my tax return; however I have a question relating to medical expenses that were not covered by my medical aid. My medical aid is partially subsidized by my company, I contribute 40% and my employer contributes the remaining 60% towards the monthly contributions.
Am I still allowed to claim tax back on these medical expenses even though I do not pay the full medical aid contribution?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
3 July 2014 at 10:32

The tax credit has already most likely been taken into account in your PAYE if this is paid via your employer. Send your IRP5 to tim@taxtim.com for us to have a look quick.


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