Yes you can, when you complete the tax return and the Medical section there will be a space for amounts not recovered from medical aid. Register for TaxTim and let us assist you in completing and submitting your tax return to SARS.
Bellsays: 20 July 2015 at 12:37
Great! The contributions get deducted off his salary for our medical aid monthly, that I guess he will fill in on his tax return. If SARS asks for supporting documents for these out of pocket payments from me, what do they need? If it is a lot of accounts for the year, do they expect you to upload these accounts one by one, as I SARS eFile? And can a chiropractor account and medicine be claimed as out of pocket payments, as our medical aid does not cover these?
TaxTimsays: 20 July 2015 at 21:35
Yes they can be claimed, essentially any expenses either prescribed by a medical professional, or visits to a medical professional or operations or hospital visits. You would need to upload the statement or invoice and proof of payment for everything in your name.
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