Safety Footwear Information

 

Safety Footwear VAT Rules

Safety boots are VAT rated 0% "Not Exempt of VAT" when purchased by an individual for industrial use. These must not be supplied to persons for use by their employees (buying for employees requires the purchaser to pay VAT by law), Purchases by VAT registered companies for safety boots must be paid & reclaimed in the usual way, Finally these rules do not apply to safety shoes or safety trainers, these products require a 20% VAT Payment no exceptions.

Simply put, if you're ordering safety boots for your own work use - you are exempt from paying VAT. If you are an employer purchasing safety boots for your employees, then this exemption does not apply and you should pay VAT at the prevailing rate.

If you are an individual purchasing safety boots for industrial use then you should enter the code 'SOLETRADER' at the checkout to change the VAT rate to 0%.

If you are buying safety boots for your employees you are required by law to pay 20% VAT and reclaim it in the usual way. Follow this link to see the full details from HMRC

Footwear Key Features Explained

 

You can use our footwear safety symbols to identify the level of protection each boot has to offer.
Finding the right footwear is now even easier. Use the symbols to find what you want quickly and easily.

Full Grain Leather

Full Grain Leather
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200 Joules Steel Toe Cap

200J Steel Toe Cap
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Dual Density Sole Unit

Dual Density Sole
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Water Resistant Upper

Water Resistant Upper
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200J Composite Toe Cap

200J Composite Toe Cap
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Non Metallic

100 Percent Non-Metallic
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Waterproof

Waterproof
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Pierce Resistant Steel Midsole

Pierce Resistant Steel Midsole
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Cold Insulation

Cold Insulation
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Oil Resistant Outsole

Oil Resistant Outsole
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Pierce Resistant Composite Midsole

Pierce Resistant Composite Midsole
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Wide Fitting

Wide Fitting
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Anti Static

Anti-Static
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Energy Absorbing Seat Region

Energy Absorbing Seat Region
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Unisex Footwear

Unisex
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Slip Resistant Outsole

Slip Resistant Outsole
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Heat Resistant Outsole to 300 Degrees

300 Deg. C Heat Resistant Outsole
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Ladies Footwear

Ladies Footwear
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Side Zip

Side Zip
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Dealer Safety Boots

Dealer Boots

Foundry Boots

Foundry Boots

Hiker Style Safety Boots

Hiker Style Safety Boots

Ladies Safety Footwear

Ladies Safety Footwear

Rigger Boots

Rigger Boots

Safety Boots

Safety Boots

Safety Shoes

Safety Shoes

Safety Trainers

Socks

Socks

Socks

Wellies and Waders

Wellies and Waders

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