topic Can i claim compression socks as a medical expence? in Credits and deductions https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-claim-compression-socks-as-a-medical-expence/01/921261#M2645 Wed, 30 Oct 2019 21:18:06 GMT greyowl 2019-10-30T21:18:06Z Can i claim compression socks as a medical expence? https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-claim-compression-socks-as-a-medical-expence/01/921261#M2645 Wed, 30 Oct 2019 21:18:06 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/can-i-claim-compression-socks-as-a-medical-expence/01/921261#M2645 greyowl 2019-10-30T21:18:06Z Generally, medication, equipment and treatments need to b... https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/generally-medication-equipment-and-treatments-need-to-b/01/921262#M2646 <P>Generally, medication, equipment and treatments need to be prescribed by a doctor to qualify as an eligible medical expense. But, the CRA's list of eligible medical expenses doesn't specifically mention socks or other clothing, so it might not hurt to check with the CRA directly.</P><P>On a related note, one's total amount of medical expenses needs to be more than 3% of their total income to have an impact on their return. Unless the socks are really expensive or cost just enough to put you over the 3% threshold when combined with your other expenses, you might not find it worth your time to validate it they're claimable.</P><P> <A href="https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/replies/2647779" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/replies/2647779</A> <BR /> </P> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 21:18:08 GMT https://turbotax.community.intuit.ca/community/credits-deductions/discussion/generally-medication-equipment-and-treatments-need-to-b/01/921262#M2646 TurboTaxTara 2019-10-30T21:18:08Z
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