Eligible Medical Expense

Patient sometimes ask if their nasal surgery can be claimed as an eligible medical expense on their Canadian personal tax return. The answer is sometimes. Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is very clear that cosmetic surgery isn’t an eligible medical expense.

However the CRA does allow some nasal surgery to be claimed. Below is their policy: (https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/topics/about-your-tax-return/tax-return/completing-a-tax-return/deductions-credits-expenses/lines-33099-33199-eligible-medical-expenses-you-claim-on-your-tax-return.html)

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