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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
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

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

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