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Tax webinar recordings 

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Excise Tax developments in the GCC

Deloitte hosted a 60-minute webinar where our team of experts discussed the latest updates pertaining to Excise Tax developments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

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EU Anti-Tax avoidance directives (ATAD) impacting MENA businesses

Deloitte hosted a 60-minute webinar pertaining to the introduction of the Europe (EU) Anti-Tax avoidance directives (ATAD II) applicable as of 1 January, 2020.

Our tax specialists based across the Middle East and Europe provided their insight on the latest updates on the ATAD II directives and how it may impact cross border transactions with the EU. 

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Indirect Tax implications of COVID-19 in the GCC

In moments of uncertainty and concern, it is not only about what leaders of organizations do but equally how they do it that matters. COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise, causing a great deal of uncertainty.

Our recent webinar aims to provide guidance on the Indirect Tax implications of COVID-19 in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

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Transfer Pricing developments in KSA

Deloitte hosted a 60-minute webinar to discuss the Transfer Pricing developments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the actions required to accommodate them.

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Bahrain Tax developments

Deloitte hosted a 90-minute webinar to discuss the changing tax landscape and recent developments currently impacting businesses in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Qatar issues new Executive Regulations to the Income Tax law

Deloitte hosted a 60-minute webinar on January 6, 2020 on all related updates for the new Executive Regulations to the income tax law in the State of Qatar.

The session was led by Deloitte Tax specialists in Qatar who provided insight on the needed guidance on the new Executive Regulations surrounding the income tax law. 

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Economic Substance in the UAE

Deloitte hosted a 60-minute webinar surrounding all related updates pertaining to ES in the UAE. 

Businesses in the UAE will be required to start reporting on 31 March 2020. In this session, we focused on practical complexities we encountered when advising on the Economic Substance Rules (ESR). These complexities relate to the relevant activity classification, meeting the economic substance tests and the reporting practicalities.

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Insight on the introduction of the new Economic Substance Rules in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cabinet issued the Economic Substance Regulations requiring all UAE onshore and free zone companies that conduct “Relevant Activities” to have demonstrable economic substance in the UAE with effect from 30 April 2019.

UAE based companies will be required to report financial data on their Relevant Activities on an annual basis to the regulatory authority. Non-compliance with the rules will result in penalties.

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The double taxation treaty between UAE and KSA

A Double Taxation Treaty (DTT) between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was signed, making it the first DTT between two Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries. KSA has recently ratified the DTT by publishing in its official Gazette the approval decision along with the treaty text.

Deloitte has therefore hosted a 60-minute webinar today on the DTT. If you missed the session, you can still access the full recording and the presentation slides.

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Recent Transfer Pricing developments in the GCC and Egypt

The last year has seen significant changes in the local tax landscape, including new Transfer Pricing (TP) regulations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the release of updated TP requirements in Egypt, the introduction of country-by-country reporting (CbCR) rules in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the introduction of Economic Substance rules in both the UAE and Bahrain.

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Update on the implementation of VAT in the UAE, KSA and Bahrain

Changes in regulation and tax reform continue to be on the increase in the Middle East, and this includes the implementation of a Value Added Tax (VAT) regime that commenced in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain with 5% VAT applying on the sale and purchase of most goods and services.

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KSA issues final transfer pricing bylaws

On Tuesday, 26 February 2019, Deloitte hosted a 90-minute webinar session on the recently issued transfer pricing bylaws in Saudi Arabia. If you missed the session, you can still access the full recording and the presentation slides.

During this session, Shiv Mahalingham, Deloitte’s Regional Transfer Pricing Leader, discussed the key elements of the final Saudi Arabia transfer pricing bylaws and discussed their impact on Saudi Arabian-based, regional and global multinationals.

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