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Clyde & Co
With the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE from 1 January 2018, the deadline is looming and many charities and non-profit organisations are confused ...
STA Law Firm
The UAE Cabinet Decision 52 of 2017 on the executive regulations (the Executive Regulations) of the Federal Decree Law Number 8 of 2017 on Value Added Tax (the VAT Law) has shed light on the details...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Value Added Tax (VAT) is set to make its debut in the GCC in 2018, regardless of the VAT rate being one of the lowest VAT rates across the globe; its introduction will provide an alternative source of revenue for GC governments and contribute towards regional development.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The uncertainty regarding whether or not VAT will be applied in the free zones has also been clarified by the release of the Regulations
Clyde & Co
The draft UAE Executive Regulations provide two immediate action points – register for VAT as soon as possible and review your contractual position.
Dentons
Contractors should pay particular heed to the above. Given the current low margins and the value and volume of contracts they have in place at any one time...
Dentons
The six member states that comprise the GCC have become the latest to join a host of countries that have introduced VAT since it was first established in France just over 60 years ago.
Eptalex SAL
The UAE announced its intention to comply with OECD's Automatic Exchange of Tax Information (AEoI) in 2010 with the goal to begin reporting in 2018 for FY2017.
STA Law Firm
'The Federal Tax Authority has announced the time-limit for companies to register for VAT in the UAE.'
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
While most UAE residents are acutely aware that VAT is coming, and that it's going to push day-to-day living costs up, until now, there has been little detail on what VAT would and would not apply to.
Oneworld Ltd
A major problem faced today by trading corporations established in offshore jurisdictions is to satisfy the "economic substance" criterion.
Eptalex SAL
The GCC Common VAT Agreement and the GCC Common Excise Agreement contain the substantial provisions governing the fiscal system in the region.
STA Law Firm
The UAE's new governing law regarding VAT is the Federal Decree-Law Number (8) of 2017 (the Law).
K&L Gates
As of 1 January 2018, value added tax ("VAT") at the rate of 5% will be applied on a wide range of goods and services in the United Arab Emirates ("UAE").
Al Tamimi & Company
As the VAT drive in the GCC gathers momentum, this article focuses on the potential VAT issues for the education sector.
Arendt & Medernach
On 27 August 2017, the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") published the text of its domestic Value Added Tax (the "VAT") Law, shortly after releasing the text of its Excise Tax...
Clyde & Co
The UAE government has now issued the Law required for the local implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the United Arab Emirates.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Dubai: The UAE had announced its intention to the introduce value added tax (VAT) in the country starting January 1, 2018
TMF Group
The common legal framework for the introduction of a VAT system in GCC countries is now set.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE legislature has moved swiftly towards the implementation of a comprehensive set of laws to lay the platform for the introduction of taxation in the UAE.
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Clyde & Co
The draft UAE Executive Regulations provide two immediate action points – register for VAT as soon as possible and review your contractual position.
Dentons
Contractors should pay particular heed to the above. Given the current low margins and the value and volume of contracts they have in place at any one time...
Dentons
The six member states that comprise the GCC have become the latest to join a host of countries that have introduced VAT since it was first established in France just over 60 years ago.
K&L Gates
As of 1 January 2018, value added tax ("VAT") at the rate of 5% will be applied on a wide range of goods and services in the United Arab Emirates ("UAE").
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The uncertainty regarding whether or not VAT will be applied in the free zones has also been clarified by the release of the Regulations
Eptalex SAL
The UAE announced its intention to comply with OECD's Automatic Exchange of Tax Information (AEoI) in 2010 with the goal to begin reporting in 2018 for FY2017.
STA Law Firm
'The Federal Tax Authority has announced the time-limit for companies to register for VAT in the UAE.'
Beale & Company (Middle East)
The United Arab Emirates, a popular tax haven, will succumb to its first direct tax- the value added tax. The New Year will ring in a VAT in the UAE at a moderate rate of 5% (worldwide VAT levels range from 0% to 25%).
Eptalex SAL
The GCC Common VAT Agreement and the GCC Common Excise Agreement contain the substantial provisions governing the fiscal system in the region.
Clyde & Co
In the rapidly changing legal environment of the GCC, the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) is the hottest of hot topics.
Al Tamimi & Company
The GCC VAT Framework Agreement, which is yet to be published, has now been signed by all six countries in the GCC.
STA Law Firm
Renowned author and entrepreneur, Mark Twain, once said, ‘tax is a fine for doing well; whereas, a fine is a tax for doing wrong.'
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