15 August 2018
How to save money by claiming VAT relief on Kinetik products
Kinetik Wellbeing believes that everyone should have access to technology that supports their health and wellbeing without having to spend a small fortune.
If you suffer with a chronic illness you may be able to claim VAT relief on some of our products which can help you manage your condition.
We recently launched two new ranges of products in Diabetes care and Respiratory therapy. Diabetes and chronic respiratory conditions such as COPD are classed as chronic illnesses and as a sufferer you may be eligible for VAT exemption on these ranges.
Am I eligible for VAT Exemption?
According to the official government website www.gov.uk if you are disabled or you have a long-term illness, you don’t have to pay VAT on products that help you manage or treat your condition. If the product and your disability or condition qualify then you will be eligible, and as your supplier Kinetik can help you complete the process.
To get your product VAT free, you need to fall into one of the following categories:
- you have a physical or mental impairment that affects your ability to carry out everyday activities, for example 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.
How can I claim VAT relief on Kinetik products?
The process is simple! You will need to confirm in writing that you meet the conditions set out above. As your supplier, we can provide you with a form to do this – download a copy here. Simply download and complete the second page of the form before returning it to us, we will then issue you with a discount code to use when you make your purchase from our website – VAT FREE!
We will retain a copy of your form to present to our VAT officer when required. You don’t need to provide anything other than your full name, contact address and details of your disability or chronic illness.
Which Kinetik Products are eligible for VAT exemption?
Our Diabetes range includes the Kinetik Blood Glucose Monitoring System, and supporting items. With a 500 reading memory, and a 5 second testing time our Blood Glucose Monitoring System provides easy, fast and discreet blood glucose testing.
This system will help you monitor your Blood Glucose levels which in turn will enable you to make informed decisions about minimising the risks associated with Type 2 Diabetes.
The Kinetik Blood Glucose Monitoring system is compatible with Kinetik Blood Glucose Test Strips, Kinetik Sterile Lancets and Kinetik Blood Glucose Control Solution.
View these products on our website (all qualify for VAT exemption in the UK here > https://www.kinetikwellbeing.com/diabetes-lifestyle-choices/
Around 2% of the UK population is living with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). Our new respiratory range offers an effective solution to manage the delivery of medicine to your upper, mid and lower airways as quickly as possible. The Kinetik Compressor Nebuliser is designed to quickly and efficiently deliver your medicine – with the aim of minimising your treatment time and lessening the effect of your condition on your everyday life.
Every Kinetik Compressor Nebuliser is issued with an adult and child mask, making it suitable for your whole family.
If you have any queries about VAT exemption on Kinetik products, our team would be happy to assist you. Just email our Customer Care team on [email protected] or complete the enquiry form on our website. You can also call 0115 784 0090.
More information on VAT relief can also be found here > https://www.gov.uk/financial-help-disabled/vat-relief
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