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You are classed as "chronically sick or disabled" if:
You have a physical or mental impairment which has a long term sustainable adverse effect upon your ability to carry out
You suffer a condition which the medical profession treats as a chronic sickness.
You are terminally ill.
It does NOT include a person who is frail but is otherwise able bodied, or any person who is temporarily disabled or
If a parent, spouse or guardian acts on behalf of a 'chronically sick or disabled' person, the supply is treated as being made to
that 'chronically sick or disabled' person.
Your claim is based on self certification. You do not require authority from a GP.
If you are in any doubt as to whether you are eligible to receive goods or services zero-rated for VAT you should consult Notice
701/7 VAT reliefs for disabled people or contact the National Advice Service on 0845 010 9000 before completing the declaration.
If you would like to receive your Brod®TeNS with zero VAT you must complete the Form during the Checkout
Note: VAT Exemption is only available to Eligible customers who reside in the United Kingdom.
Please be aware that there are severe penalties for making a false declaration. Type of illness - this must
be the specific illness as diagnosed by your doctor. "Back pain" or "headache" for example is not specific enough to be
Please note that BrodPod Ltd. is unable to give any advice regarding the eligibility for VAT relief.
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