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Bahrain releases further information on Annual VAT Filing
Bahrain
Bahrain releases further information on Annual VAT Filing
Naseer on 25 March 2020
BahrainsNational Bureau for Revenue (NBR) has published further information on the filing of annual VAT return including who may apply to file annually and the ..
FTA updates  VAT Administrative Exceptions Guidelines
UAE
FTA updates VAT Administrative Exceptions Guidelines
SAJITH NAIR on 19 March 2020
The FTA has released an updated VAT Administrative Exceptions Guide with a new version dated March 01, 2020. The amendment has added a new category for excep..
Bahrain issues Public Clarification on VAT treatment of
Bahrain
Bahrain issues Public Clarification on VAT treatment of "Warranty Repair Services"
Alina on 11 March 2020
Bahrains National Bureau for Revenue (NBR) has issued a Public Clarification on VAT treatment for amounts claimed by a dealer from a manufacturer for repair ser..
UAE rules out VAT increase
UAE
UAE rules out VAT increase
Mohamed on 04 March 2020
The UAE has ruled out increase in Value Added Tax (VAT), in wake of recent International Monetary Fund(IMF) recommendations to do so. Source: https://gulfne..
 FTA releases revised version of guide
UAE
FTA releases revised version of guide "Refund of VAT Paid on Goods and Services Connected with Expo 2020 Dubai"
Sheeba Khan on 03 March 2020
The UAEs Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has revised its guide on Refund of VAT Paid on Goods and Services Connected with Expo 2020 Dubai. In accordance with the Ca..
Dubai Mall launches 'City Validation' VAT refund service for International Visitors
UAE
Dubai Mall launches 'City Validation' VAT refund service for International Visitors
Mohamed on 24 February 2020
The Dubai Mall in partnership with service provider Planet, has launched a VAT refund pilot for visitors to get their five percent back on purchases in the UAE...
Bahrain
"Change of VAT Return Filing Frequency Manual" published by NBR
Salma on 24 February 2020
Bahrains National Bureau for Revenue (NBR) has published new guidelines for Change of VAT Return Filing Frequency Manual. According to Article 48A of Bahrain VA..
UAE VAT on agenda at Federal National Council
UAE
UAE VAT on agenda at Federal National Council
Salma on 19 February 2020
The UAEs Minister of State for Financial Affairs, Obaid Al Tayer, will be questioned on the effect of value-added tax on the economy at the Federal National Cou..
Business Bulletin on Education Sector released by FTA
UAE
Business Bulletin on Education Sector released by FTA
Mon Rana on 19 February 2020
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has released the Tax Informationbulletin about tax treatment for the education sector (schools, pre-schools, and nurseries) whic..
 VAT generates $663mln revenue in Bahrain in 2019
Bahrain
VAT generates $663mln revenue in Bahrain in 2019
Ahmed on 18 February 2020
Finance and National Economy Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa revealed that Bahrain generated BD250 million from Value Added Tax (VAT) in 2019 up ..

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