VAT Free musical instrument assisted purchase scheme

what is it?

The Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme (AKA the AIPS) enables pupils at local authority and academy schools to purchase instruments without paying VAT on the purchase.

how does it work?

The rules of the AIPS say that the purchase order must be made with the school or academy where your child is educated. The school then place the order with us as the supplier. You pay the school directly at the discounted VAT free rate.

The Detail

Affordability

This scheme was setup by HMRC to make buying a musical instrument more affordable. This means instead of buying a cheaper alternative product the better instrument becomes more accessible.

Buying a suitable product is key for a learner to succeed .

Is my school eligible?

In short yes. Contact the school business manager or finance department to ask if they are happy to process the AIPS

Is my child eligible ?

The rules of the AIPS are that your child must be in full time education and is having music lessons at the school

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click & collect

We are operating a click & collect service from our Bishops Stortford showroom between 11am – 4.30pm. Collection will be safely from the entrance of the store. Once you have ordered you will receive an SMS when your item is ready for collection. 

call us 01279 465155

You can order and make payment over the phone. We will aim to get your parcel ready within a reasonable and agreed time.

shop online

Our online store is fully operational. Orders placed on stock items will be delivered within 1-3 working days. If an item is out of stock we will contact you with an ETA.

click & collect

We are operating a click & collect service from our Bishops Stortford showroom between 11am – 3pm. Collection will be safely from the entrance of the store. We are not accepting cash so card payments only please. The showroom is shut.

call us 01279 465155

You can order and make payment over the phone. We will aim to get your parcel ready within a reasonable and agreed time.

shop online

Our online store is fully operational. Orders placed on stock items will be delivered within 1-3 working days. If an item is out of stock we will contact you with an ETA.

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