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Frequently Asked Questions on VAT

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What goods/services are liable for reverse charge in the UAE?

Reverse charge mechanism is applicable on the following:

  • Import of goods/services for business purposes
  • Supply of goods/services made by a supplier who does not have an established business in the UAE to a taxpayer who is based in the UAE
  • Purchase of goods from a designated zone
  • Purchase of crude oil or refined oil, natural gas (processed or unprocessed), or hydrocarbons for processing and resale by a registered supplier to a registered buyer in the UAE 
  • Supply of gold and diamonds 
  • Purchase of gold and diamonds for resale or further production or manufacture What else do I need to know to use the reverse charge mechanism?
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