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Information on out of pocket medical expenses

Posted 2 June 2016 under Tax Questions


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NK says:
1 June 2016 at 16:54

What expenses be covered as out of pocket medical expenses. Can the vitamins, extra supplements, liposuction, any cosmetic surgeries be covered under such expenses be claimed

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
2 June 2016 at 9:46

Please read our blog on Medical expenses which should clarify what you can claim.

Generally, vitamins and supplements are not claimable unless prescribed by your Doctor.
Similarly, liposuction and cosmetic surgery would also not qualify unless specifically recommended by your Doctor.


NK says:
2 June 2016 at 12:20

Thank you very much for the response.


TaxTimTaxTim says:
2 June 2016 at 13:23

Only a pleasure!

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