It is important to note that you can only claim the part of the expenses that you or someone else have not and will not be reimbursed for. The following are hearing-related costs that can be claimed on your upcoming taxes:
Hearing aids or personal assistive listening devices that are paid out of pocket. Make note of how much of this purchase was covered by insurance, if applicable.
Repairs made to hearing aids or personal assistive listening devices that are paid out of pocket. Make note of how much is covered by insurance or whether the repair was covered by the manufacturer warranty.
Batteries for your hearing-related devices.
Cost(s) associated with medical services provided by medical practitioners.
For the last point, the health care professionals must be recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). They must be certified with specific educations and job titles, which can vary from province to province. If the person you are buying a hearing aid from is a recognized medical practitioner, the hearing aid will be tax deductible.
For instance, Audiologists are recognized as authorized medical practitioners in most provinces. The exceptions are the three territories and PEI. Hearing aid practitioners are only recognized in the following provinces
It is important to note that you can only claim eligible medical expenses if it was paid for in any 12-month period ending in 2022. You can also claim it if you did not in the 2021 tax year.