Shahid Nizar

Manager | Indirect Tax - VAT

Shahid Nizar

Al Sila Tower

Abu Dhabi Global Market Square

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates


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Shahid is a Manager in the Indirect Tax practice based in Abu Dhabi. He has 4 years of VAT experience that include roles in the Indirect Tax department of Malaysia’s national oil company and a stint as a VAT consultant at a professional service firm in the Middle East.

Shahid’s unique blend of work experiences in the oil and gas industry and the professional service line provide him with good insight and understanding of the practical VAT aspects to be considered with regard to the oil and gas business operations.

Selected recent experience:

  • A key member of the VAT implementation project teams for prominent oil and gas companies across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
  • Delivered workshops to discuss specific VAT risks and implications on the respective business unit’s operations and activities for various oil and gas companies across the GCC countries.
  • Worked closely with the respective SAP implementation team to define the specific VAT technical requirements that will need to be configured in SAP.
  • Advised clients (predominantly companies within the oil and gas industry) with regard to their respective VAT queries as part of the ongoing post VAT implementation support services provided.
Shahid Nizar