how to access the tax deduction

Good news for anyone who wears prescription glasses or contact lenses. In fact, it is possible to take advantage of an important discount. Here’s what it is.

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In a complicated historical period like the present one, being able to cope with the various expenses it becomes more and more difficult. Unfortunately, many families are struggling with difficult management financial, which for this reason find themselves constantly doing the math in their pockets before buying something. At the same time, there are expenses that cannot be postponed under any circumstances.

A clear example is those for the purchase of corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses. Fundamental for all those who use them, they inevitably end up weighing on the pockets of the interested parties. Fortunately, however, there is good news, thanks to an important concession that concerns glasses and contact lenses. Here’s what you need to know about it.

Eyeglasses and contact lenses, pay attention to the concessions: here’s how to get the deduction

Eyeglasses and contact lenses, as well as eye examinations, are included in the list of health expenses that can be deducted with the tax return. In this regard, we remind you, there is time until September 30 to declare one’s income position, with medical – health costs undoubtedly representing an important item.

In particular it is possible to benefit from one personal income tax deduction of 19% of the declared expenditure, in the event that the excess of 129.11 euros is exceeded. In this regard, we remind you that, based on the provisions of current legislation, starting from 1 January 2020, only expenses paid with traceable means, such as credit card, wire transfer or check.

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However, in the event that medicines, medical devices with CE marking are purchased or health services are used at accredited public or private facilities, however, it is possible to obtain the deduction even in the case of cash payments. If the eye examinations are carried out in non-accredited private facilities, however, it is necessary that the payment be made through the help of traceable payment instruments.

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