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    Musical Instruments - not paying VAT
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    • 5th Sep 08, 2:35 PM
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    Musical Instruments - not paying VAT 5th Sep 08 at 2:35 PM
    As the schools are back a quick tip to parents that if their child is having music lessons via school or studying music they should be able to reclaim the VAT or buy via their school LEA and pay only the net price.

    See this site for some details

    I used this scheme to purchase a brand new Yamaha 211 flute from this supplier for £254. I read the small print on the form I had from the school and found I didn't have to use their recommended supplier, I could use any. This saved me £50 on their recommended supplier. Second hand flutes in good nick sell for about £150-200 on Ebay.

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    As an lesser alternative, its also worth checking out the 0% interest scheme run by the arts council see

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    Last edited by MSE Martin; 09-09-2008 at 8:13 PM.
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