Changes in the UAE Tax Residency – To come into force in March 2023

Cabinet Decision No. 85 of 2022 on the Determination of the Tax Domicile (hereinafter referred to as the “Decision”) is the newest development in the tax related legislation of UAE. The Decision will come into…

Zero-Rating the Export of Services: A Basic Guide for Service Providers and Consultants

Whether to apply zero-rating to the export of services and how to do so, has been a recurring concern amongst businesses in the UAE, especially to those providing consultancy services. Federal Law no. 8 of…

UAE Shipping Companies Seek VAT Exemption

The UAE has climbed to sixth place in 2017 from seventh in 2015 on the list of the future leading maritime capitals. The UAE maritime industry is seeking exemption from the value-added tax as industry…

News Update: FTA Publishes Real Estate Guide to VAT Law

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has published a number of guides on its website to further assist taxpayers to understand the VAT Law for Real Estate, and the Regulations. There have been a few legal issues…

UPDATE: FTA Releases List of Designated Zones

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Federal Tax Authority has issued Cabinet Decision no. 59 of 2017 on Designated Zones (“Cabinet Decision”) for the purposes of Federal Law no. 8 of 2017 on Value Added Tax (“VAT Law”). Art. 50…

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