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Tax Refunds on Medical Expences

Claim A Tax Refund On Your Medical Expenses

You are entitled to claim tax relief on the cost of medical expenses for yourself, your family or any other individuals as long as you have paid for them. How much of a tax refund are you missing out on?

The rate at which tax relief is available for medical expenses is 20% and for nursing home expenses the rate is up to 40%.

The following are examples of some of the costs you can claim tax relief for:

  • Doctors and consultants fees
  • Monthly prescription costs
  • Maintenance or treatment in a hospital
  • Supply, maintenance or repair of any medical, surgical, dental or nursing appliance
  • Orthoptic or similar treatment
  • Transport by ambulance
  • IVF Treatment (‘in vitro’ fertilization)
  • Many many more…

Treatment from a psychologist or psychotherapist only qualifies for relief if either:

  • The psychologist or psychotherapist is a practitioner
  • You are referred for a diagnostic procedure by a psychiatrist.

How far back can I go claiming medical expenses?

The time limit for claiming tax relief on medical expenses is set at four years. Currently this means we can claim for medical expenses for the tax years 2013 to 2016. After the end of this year you will lose out on medical expenses for 2013.

What do I need to claim for medical expenses?

The simplest thing to do is to either post or email us a copy of your receipts for each year. We will calculate the total cost of the medical expenses for each year, process your tax refund and then send you YourMoneyBack. It’s as easy as that.

If you have any questions that we have not covered above or if you just need help claiming YourMoneyBack, simply contact us today. Our team of Chartered Accountants will be happy to answer any of your questions. With our expertise we will ensure that you claim the maximum tax refund available and we also have the lowest fees in Ireland. Plus, if you are not due a tax refund then there is no charge. Simply complete our registration form at www.yourmoneyback.ie and we do the rest. Don’t miss your chance for a tax refund and Apply Today for YourMoneyBack!