Introducing the Value Added Tax (VAT) will lead to higher inflation rates across the GCC, according to financial and investment professionals in the UAE.
This is one of the results of a survey undertaken by the CFA Society Emirates, the
Value-added tax (VAT) will affect sales of goods and services in Bahrain with limited exemptions and consumption tax relief, an expert said, adding that there will be a right for businesses to claim a credit for VAT paid on their business expens
While a majority of CFOs in the GCC expect to see some level of impact upon their business with the introduction of value-added tax (VAT), nearly half of them have only a “minimal understanding” of the impacts associated with the tax
KPMG in Bahrain is organising a seminar on value-added tax (VAT) next week to discuss the imminent introduction of VAT and its implications on the business environment in the kingdom.
The event will be held on June 5 at the Diplom
The introduction of value added tax (VAT) will increase inflation rates across the GCC, according to one-third of investment professionals, while over a quarter said that it will increase the cost of doing business, a report said.
Although the introduction of value added tax (VAT) in the GCC in 2018 may seem like a long way off, there are sensible ways businesses can start preparing now – by assessing how it will impact them, according to experts.
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The UAE plans to introduce a 5 per cent value added tax (VAT) from January 1, 2018, Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, has been quoted as saying.
In the first year, the country is expected to earn Dh12
The introduction of value-added tax (VAT) in the UAE may intensify the cost of doing business in the country, but the anticipated low rate of 5 per cent should mitigate this, according to industry experts.
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Gulf Arab states are putting the finishing touches on draft laws on value-added taxes (VAT) of up to five per cent that could be imposed from 2018 to boost revenues hit by falling oil prices, officials said on Thursday.