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What is VAT in UAE?

Since the start of the VAT in Dubai on January 1, 2018, VAT experts in ACL Tax Consultants have helped the companies to abide by the VAT laws in the UAE. Our VAT experts assist business owners with effective tax planning that allows them to manage working capital and limit tax outflow. Businesses can be helped by our VAT consultants primarily through VAT consulting services in Dubai and VAT Compliance solutions.

Businesses have been looking for the top VAT experts in Dubai , acknowledged for their unparalleled expertise and excellence in the field. To ensure compliance with the UAE VAT Laws, the appropriate or organized application of VAT has become mandated, and the VAT consultant has become an imperative necessity. We provide the best VAT consultancy services in Dubai, our qualified team has in depth knowledge about rules and regulations of VAT laws.

Businesses in the UAE that have an annual turnover of over AED 375,000 are required to register for VAT. Businesses with an annual turnover of between AED 187,500 and AED 375,000 can also register for VAT voluntarily. ACL Tax Consultants, reputed VAT firms in Dubai provide VAT services in Sharjah, Ajman and Abu Dhabi as well and help businesses register for VAT while also providing guidance on the VAT regulations.

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What is VAT Law?

The end user is the one who bears the expense of the VAT, which is assessed on the use or consumption of goods and services. At each stage of the supply chain, the UAE applies VAT at a rate of 5% on taxable supplies of goods or services on tax-registered firms. However, businesses handle the collection and accounting of VAT on the government’s behalf.

According to the Federal Decree-Law No. 8 of 2017 on VAT and the Cabinet Decision (52) of 2017 on the executive regulations of the Federal Decree-Law No. (8) of 2017 on VAT, business owners in the United Arab Emirates are required to register their enterprises under the VAT. Both tax-registered firms run on the UAE’s mainland and in free zones are subject to the VAT.

VAT Exemptions in UAE

The following products and services have a VAT rate of 0%:

  • Exports of goods
  • Services for international maritime and air transportation
  • Transport, investments in precious substances
  • The sale of residential properties
  • Services for education
  • Services for healthcare

VAT Registration

Register Your Business for VAT and Streamline Your Tax Compliance.Are you a business owner looking to navigate the complexities of Value Added Tax (VAT) registration? Look no further! Our expert team is here to simplify the process for you, ensuring your business remains compliant with all VAT regulations.


Value Added Tax refund is a process by which businesses in Dubai can reclaim VAT paid on expenses incurred during their business operations. VAT refund is applicable to businesses that have incurred VAT on their expenses but have not been able to recover the VAT through the standard input tax credit mechanism.

Return Filing

Value-added tax return filing in Dubai is a critical process for businesses in the UAE that are registered for VAT. VAT return filing is a way for businesses to report their VAT liabilities and VAT refunds to the Federal Tax Authority (FTA). The VAT return must be filed regularly, usually every quarter, and failure to file the VAT return ...

VAT De Registration Services

VAT deregistration in the UAE is the process by which a business can cancel its VAT registration. A business may choose to deregister if its taxable supplies fall below the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 over the previous 12 months...

Work with the best VAT consultants in Dubai, UAE!

At ACL, we understand the complexities of Value-Added Tax regulations in the UAE. That’s why we offer reliable and efficient VAT services to help your business comply with the regulations and avoid penalties and fines. Our team has the best VAT consultants in Abu Dhabi and they stay up to date with the latest VAT regulations and will provide you with accurate and timely advice on VAT-related matters & account outsourcing services. We tailor our services to meet the specific needs of your business, ensuring that you have peace of mind and can focus on growing it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Businesses that meet the annual turnover threshold set by the UAE government are required to register for VAT. The current threshold is AED 375,000 (approximately USD 102,000). However, businesses with a lower turnover may also choose to voluntarily register for VAT.
Yes, businesses can claim input tax credit for the VAT they have paid on their purchases and expenses related to their business activities. Input tax credit allows businesses to offset the VAT paid on inputs against the VAT collected on outputs. However, there are specific rules and conditions that must be met for claiming input tax credits.
Non-compliance with VAT regulations in the UAE can result in penalties and fines. The specific penalties vary depending on the nature and severity of the violation. Penalties can include financial penalties, suspension or cancellation of VAT registration, and potential legal consequences.
In the UAE, businesses are typically required to file VAT returns on a quarterly basis. The VAT return summarizes the VAT collected on sales (output tax) and the VAT paid on purchases (input tax) during the reporting period. However, certain businesses may be eligible for monthly or bi-annual VAT return filing based on specific criteria determined by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA).

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