Medical tax scheme in South Africa

If you live in South Africa, you have three choices, when seeking medical attention. You can either pay for your own costs, or join a medical aid scheme, where you get a list of benefits, for…

2017 medical tax credits part 1

GOP tax bill expands medical expense deduction for two years

GOP tax bill expands medical expense deduction for two years After 2018, the threshold for writing off medical expenses would return to the current 10 percent of adjusted gross income. Older Americans already have been using the 7.5 percent threshold, … Continue reading

Proposed Tax On Medical Marijuana Is Discriminatory: Doctors' Group

Proposed Tax On Medical Marijuana Is Discriminatory: Doctors' Group Ottawa must withdraw its plan to charge tax on medicinal marijuana or risk having an adverse effect on patients, a group of more than 50 doctors warned Monday as the federal … Continue reading

Proposed Medical Marijuana Tax Angers Patients

Proposed Medical Marijuana Tax Angers Patients TORONTO — The federal government’s proposed plan to impose an excise tax on medical marijuana as well as recreational cannabis has left patient advocate groups and Canadian licensed cannabis producers fuming. Canadians for Fair … Continue reading

GOP tax plan would scrap deduction for big medical expenses

GOP tax plan would scrap deduction for big medical expenses The tax bill unveiled by House Republicans on Thursday would not, as had been rumored, eliminate the tax penalty for failure to have health insurance. But it would eliminate a … Continue reading

House Tax Bill Would Scrap Deduction For Medical Expenses

House Tax Bill Would Scrap Deduction For Medical Expenses The tax bill unveiled by Republicans in the House on Thursday would not, as had been rumored, eliminate the tax penalty for failure to have health insurance. But it would eliminate … Continue reading

House Tax Bill Would Kill Medical Deductions

House Tax Bill Would Kill Medical Deductions The tax bill unveiled by Republicans in the House on Thursday would not, as had been rumored, eliminate the tax penalty for failure to have health insurance. But it would eliminate a decades-old … Continue reading

The GOP's tax plan could make it harder to get tax deductions for medical expenses

The GOP's tax plan could make it harder to get tax deductions for medical expenses Republicans released their massive tax reform bill on Thursday. Part of the plan would repeal an itemized deduction related to medical expenses. The provision could … Continue reading

Tax hike dampens demand for private medical cover

Tax hike dampens demand for private medical cover A hike in the insurance premium tax (IPT) has been blamed for a slight slowdown in the UK market for private medical cover during 2016. The £4.83bn market suffered a small decline … Continue reading