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This guidance note provides an overview ofthe situations where a disabled person or charity can purchase or hire a motor vehicle at the zero-rate ofVAT. Further information can be found in the HMRC manual ― VAT reliefs for disabled people.
The following provides a summary ofthe types ofsupply that can be zero-rated under this relief:
VATA 1994, s 30, Sch 8, Group 12, items 2(f), 3, 4, 5, 6 and 14 as amended by SI 2001/754
All ofthe following conditions must be satisfied before the sale or lease / hire ofan adapted motor vehicle to disabled wheelchair / stretcher users can be zero-rated:
the motor vehicle must not be capable ofseating more than 12 people including the driver
the vehicle must be supplied to a disabled person who requires a wheelchair or stretcher in order to be mobile
the vehicle must be designed or substantially and permanently adapted to enable
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