Value Added Tax (VAT) is an indirect tax that is imposed on goods and services at each stage of production or distribution. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced VAT on January 1, 2018, with a standard rate of 5%. VAT registration is mandatory for businesses that meet certain criteria. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at VAT registration in UAE, who needs to register, and the process involved.
Discover the significant changes in the UAE’s tax landscape with the introduction of the new Corporate Tax system. This blog post delves into the details of the new tax regime, its applicability, tax rates, exemptions, and the impact on Free Trade Zones and Transfer Pricing Rules. Get a comprehensive understanding of how these changes align the UAE’s tax system with international standards and what it means for businesses operating in the UAE. Stay ahead of the curve by preparing for these changes today.
‘Local sponsor’ / Service Agent is a general term used in the UAE to refer to local service agents and nominee shareholders (sleeping partners) in mainland companies with foreign investment. A sponsor has to be an Emirati (UAE national) with a family membership card (Gincia). Operating a business in the Dubai Mainland area requires a … Read more
In times of cut-throat competition and innovative marketing strategies, protecting your brand identity is of utmost importance. Thanks to the UAE’s world-class business infrastructure, investors and entrepreneurs from across the globe move to the UAE to start their own companies, which has led to healthy competition in the market. With the competition comes along the … Read more