Around 350,000 firms to be covered under VAT in UAE

Dhaka,  Mon,  25 September 2017
Published : 15 Aug 2017, 18:47:28
printer

Around 350,000 firms to be covered under VAT in UAE

The Federal Tax Authority will open online registration for tax purposes for businesses in mid-September 2017, head of Federal Tax Authority said on Tuesday says Gulf News.

"The Excise Tax and VAT laws are expected to be issued during the third quarter of this year and the regulations concerning both laws in addition to federal tax procedures are expected to be issued during the fourth quarter of 2017," said Khalid Ali Al Bustani, Director General of FTA at a press conference in Abu Dhabi.

About 350,000 companies in the UAE will be covered under VAT starting from January 1. It will be rolled out across the UAE and Saudi Arabia. 

Excise tax will be implemented in the fourth quarter of this year.

All business that meet the minimum annual income of Dh375,000, as confirmed by their financial records, are required for compulsory registration with the VAT system with the value set at five per cent.

 
ADDRESS
Editor : A.H.M Moazzem Hossain
Published by the Editor for International Publications Limited from Tropicana Tower (4th floor), 45, Topkhana Road, GPO Box : 2526 Dhaka- 1000 and printed by him from City Publishing House Ltd., 1 RK Mission Road, Dhaka-1000.
Telephone : PABX : 9553550 (Hunting), 9513814, 7172017 and 7172012 Fax : 880-2-9567049
Email : editor@thefinancialexpress-bd.com, fexpress68@gmail.com
Copyright © 2017. All rights reserved
Powered by : orangebdlogo
close