How is a residential building defined under the UAE VAT?
Buildings that are meant to be used wholly or partly as a place of residence are considered residential buildings. A building is not residential if it falls under any of the following categories:
- Any movable place or building that is not fixed to the ground and can be moved without any damage.
- Any building that is used as a hotel, hostel, hospital, motel, or bed and breakfast.
- Buildings that are unauthorized, constructed illegally, or constructed without proper permission.
- Apartments where services are provided along with accommodation.