Value Added Tax (or VAT) is an indirect tax. It will also issue necessary guidelines and clarifications to taxpayers on federal taxes and related fines.
The FTA., whose headquarters shall be in Abu Dhabi, will collect and manage federal taxes. FTA issue guidelines and directives to taxpayers on matters relating to the anticipated VAT and other taxes imposed in the future.
It has been assigned many related functions to Tax as fully provided in Article 4 of the Decree and combating Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance. The FTA. shall have the power to request access to any data and any available third-party information relating to a person who is subject to tax audits.
VAT is one of the most common types of consumption tax found around the World. Over 150 countries have implemented VAT (or its equivalent, Goods and Services Tax), including all 29 European Union (EU) members, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Recently Indian Subcontinent enacted law Goods and Services Tax (GST).
VAT levied at each step of the ‘supply chain.’ Ultimate consumers generally bear the VAT cost while Businesses collect and account for the Tax, acting as a tax collector on behalf of the Government.
WHAT SHOULD KNOW ON VAT
At the beginning of 2018, the UAE government will roll out Value Added Tax in the country and levied on businesses to motivate the local economy.
The Ministry of Finance orders VAT charged on transactions for various goods and services and public infrastructure and services. For more details, contact us today.
WHAT IS EXCISE?
Importing, producing, or releasing excise goods, must register for excise tax code.
Excise Tax is currently applicable across the UAE on goods referred to as ‘excise goods’ at the following rates:
- 50% for carbonated drinks.
- 100% for tobacco products
- 100% for energy drinks
HOW WE CAN HELP AS EXPERT TAX CONSULTANT
Basic requirements under the VAT system the companies must comply:
Make sure at the time of purchase of goods or services, in the case of taxable items, whether input tax adequately charged by the vendor and details given in the invoices with VAT registration number details on it.
At the time of sale, taxable items or services apply the VAT rate on the sale value and reduce the amount of input tax to arrive at the liability amount.
Make the payment of Tax computed and due within specified date to the VAT Authorities.
Filing the VAT returns to the Government authorities by providing the Government’s relevant information within the stipulated period.
A taxable person must maintain proper stock, sales invoices, purchase bills, accounts, VAT returns, and other pertinent records to justify the Tax paid at the purchase time. Our expert VAT consultants will help to manage this task smoothly.
This mandate more control and safety on stock, invoices, bills, and records, ensure proper filing system, modification, upgradations of software, compliance of due dates for collection, payment, and remittance of Tax, filing of VAT Returns to the Government on time.
The role of best VAT consultants and the accountant will be especially important for the compliance of VAT procedures, rules, and regulations. Maintenance of accounts and records is mandatory as per new UAE company law; otherwise, authorities will impose penalties and fines for non-compliance.
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