VAT relief for disabled people

If you’re disabled or have a long-term illness, you won’t be charged VAT on products designed or adapted for your own personal or domestic use. Also, you won’t be charged VAT on:

  • The washroom, bathroom and sanitaryware goods MyTub supply which are designed or adapted for a disability.
  • The installation and any extra work needed as part of this.
  • Repairs or maintenance.
  • Spare parts or accessories.

Qualifying products or services

Please contact us for more clarification but products designed or adapted for a disability qualify. For example, certain types of:

  • Toilet products
  • Washroom products
  • Bathing products
  • Medical appliances to help with severe injuries

VAT relief for disabled people

To get the product VAT free your disability has to qualify. For VAT purposes, you’re disabled or have a long-term illness if:

  • You have a physical or mental impairment that affects your ability to carry out everyday activities, eg blindness
  • You have a condition that’s treated as chronic sickness, like diabetes
  • You’re terminally ill

You don’t qualify if you’re elderly but able-bodied, or if you’re temporarily disabled.

You’ll need to confirm in writing to us that you meet these conditions. Please complete these two forms

Information taken from the .gov.uk website