In the UK, disabled people do not have to pay VAT when buying certain disability aids and services (This can be claimed by friend or family member purchasing on their behalf). Not everything supplied to disabled people is necessarily zero-rated for VAT. Goods and services on which you do not have to pay VAT are usually known as 'zero-rated' or 'eligible for VAT relief'.is
The Deluxe Scooter Poncho made up of 100% waterproof material protects scooter users from unexpected showers and heavy rains while driving.
Available in universal size with a drawstring hood and zip closure for a perfect fit.
It is made up of 100% waterproof and lightweight material for providing maximum protection and comfort.
The poncho is machine washable at low temperatures.
A neckline zip helps you put on and take off easily.
Additional length at the front provides maximum coverage to your legs.
Soft knitted cuffs are included covered by the sleeves for protecting rain.
A small pouch pocket is also available to help you carry the essential items.
An elasticated hemline stops it from flowing in the heavy storm.
An Internal liner maintains the temperature and provides maximum comfort.
The Deluxe Scooter Poncho is particularly designed for providing supreme comfort and protection to scooter users during heavy rains. The 100% waterproof Poncho offers an extreme level of independence to the scooter users while driving. The lightweight poncho has extra length at the front, which keeps your legs dry and protected.
A neckline zip provides more practicality and makes it easy to put on and take off. A drawstring hood is also included, which makes the poncho perfect for everyone. It is perfect to use where the weather is unpredictable and unreliable. The Deluxe Scooter Poncho provides comprehensive weather protection due to its waterproof material. The particular shape of the poncho makes it ideal to use while driving.
A pocket is also provided, making the essential objects and items like mobile phone and wallet easy to access. The internal liner significantly plays its role by retaining the poncho's heat and offers maximum comfort to the users. The comfortable fitting with knitted cuffs makes the Deluxe Scooter Poncho an essential item for every scooter user in unpredictable weather.
Aids 4 Mobility uses Royal Mail, Parcel Force, DPD, Hermes, TNT and UPS. We have chosen these couriers based on their reliability and cost-effective delivery solutions. This helps us to keep your order costs as low as possible.
There is FREE DELIVERY* on all orders over £30.00 excluding VAT to all UK mainland addresses and for most non-mainland UK addresses.
Orders up to £30.00 excluding VAT are only £3.95 P and P
If you are looking to have orders delivered outside the UK mainland, please contact us for a quotation. We will do our best to keep the delivery costs as low as we can.
Please note: VAT is removed in the checkout process
In the UK, disabled people do not have to pay VAT when buying certain disability aids and services (This can be claimed by friend or family member purchasing on their behalf). Not everything supplied to disabled people is necessarily zero-rated for VAT. Goods and services on which you do not have to pay VAT are usually known as 'zero-rated' or 'eligible for VAT relief.
Who is eligible for VAT relief?
You must be 'chronically sick or disabled' to qualify for VAT relief. The HMRC comment on this is as follows. A person is 'chronically sick or disabled' if they either:
have a physical or mental impairment that has a long-term and severe effect on their ability to carry out everyday activities;
have a condition that doctors treat as a chronic sickness - like diabetes, for example;
are terminally ill
VAT Relief on our Disability Aids
All products on the Aids for Mobility website are flagged with an option to claim VAT relief during Checkout if it applies to that item. When you add a zero-rated product or service to your Basket, you will be asked to tick a checkbox to confirm that you, or the person for whom you are buying the item, are eligible for VAT Relief.
How VAT relief works
If you are claiming VAT Relief you will be asked to complete an extra few questions during Checkout, where we will ask you to provide brief details of your disability and confirmation that the product is for 'personal or domestic use'. We will keep a record of this declaration along with your order details. You can then buy the product(s) in your Basket at a price that excludes VAT. You will be asked to make this declaration each time you place an order that includes zero-rated products. It is a legal requirement that we record this information for every order, and we apologise for the inconvenience.
More information from HMRC
You can find out more about VAT Relief for disabled people on the HM Revenue and Customs website. If you cannot find the answer to your questions there or would prefer to speak to an adviser, you can call their Helpline on 0845 302 02 03.
The helpline is open from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday. (Closed weekends and bank holidays).