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
Flipstick Walking Stick Seat Lightweight Black is a mobility aid that acts as a dual-purpose walking stick and can be adjusted to sitting and walking height.
Perfect for individuals who need a walking aid along with a comfortable place to sit while strolling.
Made of a lightweight aluminum frame to provide maximum support.
Features a spring-loaded mechanism for locking the handle in its position.
Easy to fold and store in the bags.
A handy bag with a carrying strap is supplied for storing the walking stick.
Portable design makes it a highly practical walking aid to use.
Easy to operate mechanism makes it user-friendly.
The less mobile individuals need a walking stick that offers supreme comfort and maximum support. The Flipstick Walking Stick Seat Lightweight Black is designed for the users who are uncomfortable with conventional heavy and non-bending walking sticks.
This is a dual-purpose walking stick that can also be used as a portable seat to sit and relax. It can be folded into the supplied bag for offering maximum practicality. The supplied bag has convenient carrying straps that allow easier transportation when not in use.
It is perfect for outdoor uses and ensures maximum comfort and stability on soft and hard surfaces. Users who have to spend a great deal of time traveling in cars can also conveniently carry this walking stick in their bags.
The anatomical design of this stick makes it an ideal walking aid for users with sensitive hands or palms. The aluminum leg of Flipstick Walking Stick Seat Lightweight ensures maximum stability and support.
The simple to operate mechanism allows the user to flip the handle into a horizontal position quickly.
The Flipstick is a dual purpose walking stick.
It is constructed from lightweight aluminium.
Comes with a spring loaded mechanism that securely locks the seat/Handle in either walki...
As low as£29.03£24.19
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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).