Mondaq All Regions - United Arab Emirates: Tax
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.
Arendt & Medernach
On 31 July 2017, the President of the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") issued the new Tax Procedures Law (the "Law").
Global Business Services DMCC
Gulf Co-operation Council countries agreed in 2015 for GCC wide implementation of VAT. UAE as a part of this drive to increase non-oil revenue has proposed to implement VAT on 1st Jan 2018.
Grant Thornton
The increased need to diversify the economy, changing operating models and promoting smart initiatives led by technology and employment continue to be key trends.
Crowe Horwath
While technically VAT operates as a tax on transactions, as a consequence of the credit system, the full burden of the tax is borne by final consumers.
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%).
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.
Eptalex SAL
Actually, United Arab Emirates will start exchanging information referring to fiscal year 2017.
KPMG
There will be a right for businesses to claim a credit for VAT paid on their expenditures, relating to their business activities.
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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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").
STA Law Firm
The UAE's new governing law regarding VAT is the Federal Decree-Law Number (8) of 2017 (the Law).
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...
Al Tamimi & Company
As the VAT drive in the GCC gathers momentum, this article focuses on the potential VAT issues for the education sector.
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
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
Renowned author and entrepreneur, Mark Twain, once said, ‘tax is a fine for doing well; whereas, a fine is a tax for doing wrong.'
Clyde & Co
In the rapidly changing legal environment of the GCC, the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) is the hottest of hot topics.
Global Business Services DMCC
Gulf Co-operation Council countries agreed in 2015 for GCC wide implementation of VAT. UAE as a part of this drive to increase non-oil revenue has proposed to implement VAT on 1st Jan 2018.
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.
TMF Group
The common legal framework for the introduction of a VAT system in GCC countries is now set.
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