Claiming VAT Relief

In line with the VAT Act 1994,

If you require 6E or 8E fitting footwear AND you are disabled or chronically sick you can claim VAT Relief.

A person is 'chronically sick or disabled' if he/she is a person:

  • With a physical or mental impairment which has a long-term and substantial adverse effect up his/her ability to carry out everyday activities;
  • With a condition which the medical profession treats as a chronic sickness, such as diabetes; or
  • Who is terminally ill

It does not include a frail elderly person who is otherwise able-bodied or a person who is only temporarily disabled or incapacitated, such as with a broken limb.

If you are unsure as to whether you qualify please ask your GP or Health Visitor.

If you believe that you qualify for Tax Relief please telephone us on 01262 603234 and we will be happy to help you.

Please note that there are penalties for making false declarations.

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