Expense relief increase for kidney patients for 2019 and 2020

Jun 02, 2020

The rates of expense relief for electricity, laundry and protective clothing, and telephone costs incurred by kidney patients have increased for 2019 and 2020. 

Home dialysis kidney patients and chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients can claim relief for expenditure up to a certain rate on electricity, laundry and protective clothing and telephone costs. These rates are increased for 2019 and 2020 as reflected in the latest update to Revenue’s Tax and Duty Manual Part 15-01-12.