On 26 September 2022, the President of the UAE, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued the Federal Decree-Law No.18 2022 amending some provisions of the Federal Decree-Law No. 8 2017 on Value Added Tax (the VAT Law). The amendments will take effect from 1st January 2023. This is the first update to the VAT[.....]

EmaraTax – The UAE Federal Tax Authority to launch a New Integrated Platform

The UAE’s Federal Tax Authority announced earlier this month that a new integrated platform will be launched later this year after extensive and intensive assessment and development. The FTA’s intention behind the platform is to centralize access to its services, pay the taxes and obtain refunds thus ensuring effective tax compliance. The new platform also[.....]

Prepare for FTA Inspection Today

The FTA conducts VAT audit in the UAE to allow the government to determine if a registered business is adhering to the tax laws and specifications under the VAT Laws. The FTA will investigate whether the taxable persons have collected all the taxes and paid to the government within the allotted timeframe. During a FTA[.....]