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Cash co-payment on medical procedure

Posted 24 November 2015 under Tax Questions



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Grant says:
24 November 2015 at 8:06

Two questions relating to medical aid expenses:

1) I paid ~R5000 cash copayment for a medical procedure. Can I claim this medical expense on my tax return?

2) If I have medical aid gap cover can I use the total premium payments for the year as additional medical expenditure?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
24 November 2015 at 11:33

1. Yes you can claim this amount of R5000 under the amounts not recovered from medical aid.
2. Unfortunately the medical insurance is not deductible.


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