Grants & VAT Options
Stairlifts and Lifting solutions can be a great way to improve independence and mobility for people with disabilities or mobility issues. However, they can also be expensive. Luckily, there are a number of grants and VAT options available to help offset the cost.
In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of grants and VAT options that are available for Stairlifts and lifting solutions. We will also provide some tips on how to find out if you are eligible for any of these benefits.
0% VAT – If the person applying suffers chronic illness or is disabled, then this total exemption from VAT will cover them for domestic and personal use. A person is ‘chronically sick or disabled’, if he or she is a person:
- with a physical or mental impairment which has a long term and substantial adverse effect upon their ability to carry out every day activities (e.g. conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, heart conditions etc.);
- with a condition which the medical profession treats as a chronic sickness, such as diabetes;
- who is terminally ill.