Indirect Tax

Update On VAT In The Gulf Cooperation Council


Update On VAT In The Gulf Cooperation Council
Thursday 12 October 2017, 11.00 BST, 12.00 CEST
Host: Daniel Lyons
Presenter: Justin Whitehouse and Bruce Hamilton

GCC countries are gearing up their efforts to implement VAT, with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates committed to introducing VAT on 1 January 2018, and other member countries expected to implement by mid- to late-2018. Saudi Arabia has issued draft VAT law and regulations, and commenced the pre-registration process. UAE has provided further details on a number of issues. What do businesses need to be doing to plan for the introduction of VAT?

We'll discuss:

  • The Saudi Arabia draft laws.
  • The proposed UAE framework.
  • An update on the position in the other GCC countries.
  • Practical steps businesses need to be taking.

Find out more about these developments.

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