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We have recently had a stairlift fitted because my wife has

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we have recently had a stairlift fitted because my wife has trouble with her knees and we want to know if we have to pay vat on it or not
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome to the site. Thank you for your question.

Installation or repair and maintenance of lifts including stair lift may be zero-rated as per HMRC VAT Notice 701/7 - VAT reliefs for disabled and older people..

This is covered in Sec 6.5 with Building and Construction. Also read Sec 3 for customer eligibilty.

More information can be found here
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/vat-notice-7017-vat-reliefs-for-disabled-people/vat-notice-7017-vat-reliefs-for-disabled-and-older-people

I hope this is helpful and answers your question.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

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Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 2 years ago.
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