Individuals section only
Some difficulties may be encountered using this tax calculator with screen reader applications. The Tax Office is working toward developing a fully accessible version of this tax calculator. If you encounter difficulties please phone us on 132861 and select 4 and then select 4 for a staff member trained to assist with Medical expenses tax offset
20% tax offset on net medical expenses over the threshold amount
Takes 2 to 10 minutes to complete
The medical expenses tax offset only applies if your net medical expenses exceeds $2,060 excluding contributions to private health insurers, travel or accommodation expenses associated with medical treatment or inoculations for overseas travel.
You can only claim medical expenses for yourself and/or your dependants who are Australian residents for tax purposes.
If you are unsure of any information, including which medical expenses qualify for the offset, click on the 'Help with this page' button or phone
13 28 61
between 8.00am and 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Please select the option that applies to you
I know the amount of my total allowable medical expenses AND total refunds received/receivable.
I know the amount of my total
medical expenses (i.e. total allowable medical expenses LESS total refunds).
I know my individual allowable medical expenses/bills and refunds, but haven't added them up.
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