Tax time questions – can I claim acupuncture and massage therapy as medical expenses?

Every year clients come to us with questions about claiming acupuncture and massage therapy as a medical expense. In a nutshell, if the service is not performed by a physician, then the service must have been performed by a medical practitioner who is a member of a provincially regulated professional association in the province where the service was performed.

For acupuncture on Prince Edward Island, that means: