Hide
Earn under R350,000? Click here to see why you still need to file to get your Tax Refund.
CLOSE
Get Tax Deadline Reminders, News and Tips
 

We'll tell you when you need to file, along with tax tips and updates.
Try Tim Now

Claiming medical expenses for a child with a disability.

Posted 22 November 2013 under Tax Questions



Blog Categories


Ask TaxTim

Got a question you want answered about tax?

Visit our helpdesk →
In the case of a child with a disability : The father and mother are on separate medical aids. The child with the disability is on the fathers' medical aid so contributions paid by the father does qualify. My question now is when you do the mothers' tax return do you also state that she has a child with a disability or does only the father benefit in terms of tax deductions.

This entry was posted in Tax Questions and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

TaxTimTaxTim says:
22 November 2013 at 11:09

No, if the father pays for the expenses then it will be he who claims the disability expenditure.


Get Tax Deadline Reminders, News and Tips
 

We'll tell you when you need to file, along with tax tips and updates.

Blog Categories


Ask TaxTim

Got a question you want answered about tax?

Visit our helpdesk →