Many people don't realise they may be VAT exempt when it comes to ordering a personal alarm. In fact, 94% of Age Co Personal Alarm customers do not need to pay VAT on their orders*.
If you, or the person you are buying the alarm for, have a condition that requires regular medication, are chronically sick or are registered disabled then you may qualify for VAT exemption.
For the purposes of the VAT relief, you are chronically sick or disabled if:
Here are some examples of medical conditions which may be applicable:
|Angina||Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disorder|
|Benign Prostate Hypertrophy||Hypothyroidism|
|Bronchiectasis||Inflammatory Bowel Disease|
|Cancer||Motor Neuron Disease|
|Cardiac Arrythmias||Multiple Sclerosis|
|Cardiac failure||Myasthenia Gravis|
|Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease||Paget's disease|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder||Pancreatic Disease|
|Chronic Renal Disease||Paraplegia|
|Chronic Urinary Tract Infection||Parkinson's disease|
|Coronary Artery Disease||Peptic Ulcers|
|Crohn's Disease||Peripheral Vascular Disease|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis||Psychosis|
|Diverticulitis||Systemic Lupus Erythematosus|
|Emphysema||Transient Ischaemic Attack|
When you order your Age Co Personal Alarm online, select the VAT exemption option when you add the product to your basket.
As you check out, you will be asked to describe why you are eligible for VAT exemption. Provide a short summary and proceed to payment.
If you are ordering by telephone, the Taking Care Sales team will check whether you qualify for VAT exemption during the call.
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