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Can I claim tax for my breast implant surgery?

I got my implants done on Mar 2014 and I had to finance them through medic card finance. It cost me $9500. Can I claim taxes under medical expense ?

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Can I claim tax for my breast implant surgery?

If this was purely for cosmetic purposes, you cannot claim it as a medical expense.  If however it was necessary for medical reasons or reconstructive purposes, it can be claimed.  A letter from a medical practitioner explaining and certifying the reason for the implants would be required.  Please see http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns300-350/330-331/dtlxpns-eng.ht...

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Can I claim tax for my breast implant surgery?

If this was purely for cosmetic purposes, you cannot claim it as a medical expense.  If however it was necessary for medical reasons or reconstructive purposes, it can be claimed.  A letter from a medical practitioner explaining and certifying the reason for the implants would be required.  Please see http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/ncm-tx/rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns300-350/330-331/dtlxpns-eng.ht...

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