VAT exemption is available to clients who wear wigs and hairpieces for necessity reasons. Customers who require wigs or hairpieces due to alopecia, hair loss as a result of chemotherapy treatment or any other medical condition that causes hair loss, and is confirmed by a GP, are classed as necessity wearers.

If any of the above applies to you, you are entitled to receive the VAT off the cost of your wig at the time of purchase. Please note: VAT exemption applies to wigs and hairpieces only and does not apply to accessories like headscarves, turbans or aftercare products like shampoo etc.

A VAT form will be given to you when purchasing your goods from Parrucche, this form will need to be completed and handed back to your Consultant.

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 at www.hmrc.gov.uk or by contacting the VAT Disabled Reliefs Helpline on
0300 123 1073
before signing the declaration. VAT relief claims can only be considered on purchases of wigs and qualifying hairpieces and cannot be reclaimed for accessories or aftercare products like shampoos etc. Please note, there are penalties for making false declarations.

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