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Over the counter medication vs prescription medical claims

Posted 23 November 2015 under Tax Questions


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Cheryl says:
23 November 2015 at 11:06

Why can I not claim for over the counter medicines that I have to purchase and is then cheaper than going for a doctor's consultation and still pay for prescriptions?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
23 November 2015 at 17:07

You are only able to claim prescribed medicine from a registered medical practitioner, as well as Doctor's consultations. SARS does not allow claims for over the counter (self prescribed) medicine.


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