Individuals who are chronically sick or disabled can claim VAT Relief on products shown with "without VAT" prices. A person is 'chronically sick or disabled' if they:
- Have a physical or mental impairment that has a long-term affect on their ability to carry out everyday activities
- Have a condition that doctors treat as a chronic sickness (like diabetes, for example)
A person with a temporary injury like a broken leg would not qualify, nor would a frail older person who is otherwise well and non-disabled.
The following conditions may also qualify for VAT Relief in some circumstances; Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Oedema, Heart Disease, Stroke.
If you are unsure, please ask your medical advisor as we are not able to give medical opinions.
By completing our online VAT Relief declaration you are agreeing to these terms and conditions and that you are claiming relief from Value Added Tax under Group 12 of Schedule 8 to the Value Added Tax Act of 1994.