Thoughtfully Designed Talking Button Clock - VAT Free
Talking clocks are an essential to people living with blindness or low vision, as well as those experiencing memory loss.
Almost all of the top of the clock is a large white circular button – talk button. The button is framed by the black base of the clock providing excellent colour contrast for ease of identification.
Talking Button Clock has a high quality loud & clear English male voice which tells the time and date at the press of a button and also has an alarm feature. The compact design sits flat and secure and cannot easily be knocked over.
Setting this clock couldn’t be easier the loud & clear voice will help talk you through it in conjunction with the large print instructions provided.
Are you eligible for VAT relief?
HMRC states that if you are “chronically sick or disabled” you can purchase goods without VAT when purchased for your personal or domestic use. A parent, spouse or guardian can also purchase on behalf of this person and obtain VAT relief.
Physical or mental impairments, which have a long-term and substantial adverse effect upon his/her ability to carry out everyday activities or a condition which the medical profession treats as a chronic sickness. Goods used for your own private use only, rather than for business purposes. It cannot be used by anyone else.
Which products are eligible for the relief?
The declaration is only attached to those products with are eligible for the relief. It is only those products which have been designed for the sole use of disabled people that are eligible for the VAT relief. It is the designer or manufacturer who determines this not Story & Sons. Further information on the VAT relief can be found on the HMRC website – VAT Notice 701/7: VAT reliefs for disabled or older people. Please do not make the declaration if you are unsure – it is an offence to make a false declaration.