Re: [BCAB] Question regarding Apple i phone and VAT exemption for blindperson Jackie Cairns 20 Nov 2012 11:39 GMT
Hi Robin This seems to be a very grey area. Some say you can get VAT exemption, and others not. Indeed, I saw someone post to a different list, to which I am not subscribed, stating they had contacted Apple officially, and was told categorically that no VAT exemption is permitted on any product. I think it seems to depend on where you shop, and who you get on the day. Good luck. Kind Regards, Jackie Cairns -----Original Message----- From: Bcab [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of R DAVIES Sent: 19 November 2012 16:57 To: email@example.com Subject: [BCAB] Question regarding Apple i phone and VAT exemption for blindperson Hi list I recall some messages confirming that VAT would not be charged for Apple products with VO for blind purchasers. As I am thinking of making the switch to an I phone I called the Apple store in Westfield White City to check this. The staff member said all Apple products with VO were VAT exempt for blind and VI persons apart from the I phone!! I was surprised but wanted to check with the list before challenging this. Has anyone purchased an I phone recently and managed to get VAT exempted by the Apple store? Regards Robin -- To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can bring, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/ To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.