Frequently Asked Questions on VAT
Last updated on 23 October, 2017
What is VAT?
Why is UAE implementing VAT?
Will this have an impact on the cost of living?
When will VAT go into effect?
Will VAT apply to tourists?
How does VAT work?
Who needs to register for VAT?
What are the VAT rates?
What sectors are zero rated?
What sectors are VAT exempt?
How will business owners calculate their VAT?
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Will VAT be paid on imports?
Will VAT be paid on exports?
What is VAT grouping?
How is real estate treated under VAT?
Will customs duty be applied once VAT comes into effect?
Is customs duty exempted for goods or services that are VAT exempted?
When must VAT returns be filed?
How can VAT be claimed?
Can businesses claim VAT incurred on expenses?
Is there any condition under which VAT incurred on expenses cannot be claimed?
Can UAE Nationals claim VAT?
Ministry of Finance, Emirates - https://www.mof.gov.ae
Federal Tax Authority - https://www.tax.gov.ae/
VAT in UAE, Khaleej Times - http://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/vat-in-UAE
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