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
This general purpose bed pan is made from white plastic and has a handle and moulded indents for easy transportation. It is easy to clean using steam, water or chemicals. Length 390mm (15¼") Depth 45mm (1¾") Weight 405g
This lightweight, aluminium folding commode can also be used over the toilet, as a toilet surround. The toilet surround provides extra support and safety when lowering and raising, eliminating the nee...
An adjustable height, metal commode that can be stacked. It has a black toilet seat over a plastic commode pan. Supplied with a padded, vinyl covered lift off seat and integral back pad. The legs are...
This robust commode is made from epoxy-coated steel and folds easily for storage and transportation. The backrest and toilet seat are upholstered to provide additional comfort for the user. Both seat...
An adjustable metal stand and support frame for the Porta Potti, item AA2410. Height adjustable and can be disassembled and packed flat for storage or transport. The frame has non-slip feet and the ha...
A plastic moulded portable seat and sealable tank. It is light to carry, hygienic to use, easy to clean and convenient to store. The potty splits into two sections, the lower section is the holding ta...
Sturdy chrome plated steel commode for safety and security. Both of the
comfortable moulded armrests can be dropped down for side transfers.
Push handles and swiveling castors are fitted as standard...
This commode comes with detachable armrests for easy side transfer and a detachable backrest for storage. Push handles and swivelling castors are fitted as standard, enabling the chair to be easily ma...
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).