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Medical Bill, in which tax year season do I claim back medical expenditure?

Posted 5 August 2015 under Tax Questions



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Daniel says:
5 August 2015 at 10:36

Concerning Medical Expenditures: Say I went to the GP Dr in January 2015, Medical Aid did not cover and got the bill of Rxxx in post. My Question: If I only paid the bill in August 2015, do I include the claim for 2014/2015 tax return or the next year 2015/2016. Regards

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
5 August 2015 at 11:59

You need to include the bill when you paid it for tax purposes as SARS in theory wants to see proof of payment if they request supporting documentation.


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