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    • TRN is Sufficient, no need for VAT Certificate

    • FTA stresses that tax registration certificate cannot be printed or downloaded using provisional TRN. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has urged businesses to conduct transactions on the basis of TRN (Tax Registration Number) and not to insist on VAT Certficates. Many…

    • January 31, 2018
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    • Expatriate Remittances would not attract VAT, says UAE Authorities

    • Expatriate Remittances would not attract VAT, says UAE Authorities As the Value Added Tax (VAT) is implemented from 1st January 2018, the UAE VAT authorities have clarified that the money remittance outflows will be exempted from levy of tax. “The…

    • January 29, 2018
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    • Consumers in the age of VAT feel empowered

    • Although VAT implementation in the UAE is well under way, various queries still arise in respect of the consumer experience and whether retail businesses charging VAT are entitled to do so. As consumers, it is important to have an understanding…

    • January 25, 2018
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    • Private UAE universities begin charging VAT

    • Private UAE universities begin charging VAT:   The implementation of the five per cent VAT (Value Added Tax) introduced by the UAE Government on January 1, is progressing smoothly at private universities, officials said.   Before VAT took effect, some…

    • January 24, 2018
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    • VAT on online shopping in UAE?

    • VAT on online shopping in UAE? It is subject to the same 5% VAT as any other purchase made through traditional outlets. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has confirmed that all purchases made through online shopping portals are subject to…

    • January 22, 2018
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    • Federal Tax Authority Declares Timeline For VAT Return Filing

    • This will ease reporting and compliance pressure on companies, especially SMEs. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has relaxed the timeline for filing the first value-added tax (VAT) returns, easing reporting and compliance pressure on companies, especially SMEs. “Earlier today, we…

    • January 18, 2018
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    • General FAQ on VAT

    • The UAE introduced Value Added Tax (VAT), a broad-based indirect tax levied on the consumption of goods, from January 1, 2018 at a standard rate of 5 per cent. Following is the most general list of questions: 1. Do property…

    • January 16, 2018
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    • Tax Registration Number is must for charging VAT

    • There are some traders who are charging value-added tax (VAT) without showing the Tax Registration Number (TRN) on the receipt.   A tax invoice must include the name, address, and TRN of the registrant making the supply. An invoice must…

    • January 8, 2018
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    • Choose A VAT Consultant For Your Business

    • A consultant can help you, the business owner, with on-the-ground reports on the business environment and economic climate and determine if the location is ideal. This will help provide you with the clarity of vision as well as enable you…

    • January 4, 2018