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Value Added Tax (VAT) in the GCC alerts

Keep up-to-date with the Gulf’s VAT news

The Indirect Tax team provides updates on a regular basis regarding the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Gulf region.

Here are some of our alerts:

September 28, 2017:

The UAE has issued its Excise Tax Regulations

September 27, 2017:

The UAE Excise Tax Law will be effective from 1 October 2017

August 29, 2017:

The KSA has published its final VAT Implementing Regulations

August 27, 2017:

The UAE has released the its domestic VAT Law and FTA website

August 21, 2017:

The UAE has released the domestic Excise Tax Law

August 15, 2017:

KSA VAT Registration

August 8, 2017:

Amendments to the Saudi Tax Laws

August 1, 2017:

The UAE has released the text of the Federal Tax Procedures Law

July 28, 2017:

KSA has published its final VAT law

July 19, 2017

KSA has published its VAT Draft Implementing Regulations

July 9, 2017:

The UAE MOF has updated the details of the VAT FAQ on their website

July 6, 2017:

KSA has launched the VAT pre-registration process

June 22, 2017:

KSA has published new user manuals with regards to the Excise Tax registration

June 10, 2017 :

KSA has announced the implementation of the Excise Tax Law 

June 6, 2017 :

KSA has published the Implementing Regulations for the Excise Tax Law

May 29, 2017:

KSA issues Draft VAT Law

May 26, 2017:

KSA issues Excise Tax Law

May 7, 2017:

The Cabinet of Qatar approves a draft law on VAT and income tax

April 23, 2017:

Kuwait Ministry of Finance published the draft law on Excise Tax

April 23, 2017:

KSA has published the text of the VAT and Excise Treaties

April 17, 2017:

KSA excise law approved by Shurah council

April 13, 2017:

KSA Ministry of Finance published new VAT information

March 23, 2017:

UAE Ministry of Finance launches VAT and Excise awareness sessions    

March 16, 2017:

UAE Federal National Council approves the Federal Tax Procedures law

March 8, 2017:

KSA draft excise duty legislation released

February 15, 2017:

GCC countries signed VAT agreement

January 29, 2017:

KSA Increases customs duty rate on highly consumed products and GCC applies unified customs tariff

November 11, 2016:

Oman announces the introduction of VAT by 1 January 2018

October 24, 2016:

UAE announces establishment of the Federal Tax Authority under Federal Law

May 3, 2016:                                                      

UAE Ministry of Finance publishes new VAT information 



July 6, 2017:


July 6, 2017:

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