July 8, 2017

VAT Services in Dubai

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VAT Services in Dubai

VAT services in Dubai are almost required by all the companies in UAE in order to ensure Federal Tax Authority (FTA) compliance. SAB is providing the best VAT services and we cover all the contents of VAT in UAE such as:

VAT brings a lot of opportunities and also a lot of challenges with it. VAT is an extremely complex and strenuous tax system that companies find hard to cope with. VAT stands for Value Added Tax also known as Goods and Services Tax (GST). It is a type of consumption tax, VAT is an indirect tax applied upon the consumption of goods and services. VAT is levied on all the stages of the supply chain and it is collected by the businesses on behalf of the government.

A tax expert who is professionally aware of the laws and rules of the tax system is mandatory for businesses to guide them. It will assist the business in the smooth implementation of VAT in the UAE. A professional tax agent will ensure the tax compliance system, make all the procedures legal and manage records to prepare VAT return filing.

Businesses are facing challenges while preparing themselves for VAT. We have a team of professional tax experts who are certified by the Federal Tax Authority. The SAB team will help you to steer your business smoothly through the new tax laws by providing the best and most authentic VAT services in Dubai.

Businesses must follow the rules and laws of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) in order to avoid VAT fines and penalties. Most of the companies are outsourcing VAT services in Dubai.

Implementation of VAT


  • If your annual turnover exceeds the mandatory threshold limit of AED 375,000, then you are liable to pay tax.
  • The voluntary registration threshold limit is AED 187,500/- per year, where, any business person can voluntarily register for VAT and continue with the normal compliance process.

Rates of VAT

The types of rates applicable are:

  • Standard rate (5% VAT)
  • Zero rate
  • Exempted

Zero-rated Industries

  • Exports of goods and services outside the UAE
  • International transportation, and related supplies
  • Supplies of certain sea, air, and land mean of transportation (such as aircraft and ships)
  • Certain investment-grade precious metals (e.g. gold, silver, of 99% purity)
  • Newly constructed residential properties, that are supplied for the first time within 3 years of their construction

Areas exempted from VAT

  • Supply of certain financial services
  • Residential properties – sale and lease
  • Bare land – sale and lease
  • Local passenger transport

SAB Auditing will guide your Accounts and Finance department and update them with up-to-date progress regarding VAT. Our VAT consultants will assist your team in developing your internal VAT operations, involving finance management and bookkeeping operations, in tune with the VAT system requirements. SAB is covering all the aspects of VAT such as:

VAT Registration

VAT registration is mandatory for businesses who are exceeding the annual turnover of AED 375,000. Through VAT registration, companies will get their Tax Registration Number (TRN) and after that, they have to start collecting VAT and file their VAT returns on a quarterly or monthly basis. SAB offers a VAT registration service to ensure that companies who are eligible to have the TRN must get the TRN on time.

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VAT Invoicing

After getting the Tax Registration Number (TRN), invoicing format will be changed. FTA has defined a VAT invoice format in UAE. How to prepare a VAT invoice in UAE is a very important question and task for all businesses.  A VAT invoice must have Tax Registration Number (TRN). All businesses must follow the format of a VAT invoice issued by FTA otherwise they will get VAT fines and penalties.

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VAT Accounting

It is mandatory for every taxable person to maintain books of accounts under the VAT law. VAT Accounting will push businesses to be aware of all the elements and processes that should be implemented in order to properly account for VAT and be responsible of other VAT elements such as VAT returns and VAT refunds. with VAT Accounting, SAB will take care of your VAT and accounts and organize your books as per VAT laws.

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VAT Return Filing

VAT Returns must be filed according to the specified dates and duration mentioned on the VAT Application or VAT Certificate, within 28 days from the end of the tax period. SAB is providing VAT return filing services in Dubai on a quarterly and monthly basis, based on the dates mentioned on the company’s VAT certificate. VAT return filing will be done online on the FTA VAT portal.

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VAT Refund

SAB Auditing is one of the most experienced and professional tax agencies in the UAE. Our VAT refund claims success rate is 100%. We submit VAT refund applications by analyzing and preparing all the documentation as per the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) compliance. Guaranteed VAT refund from FTA through our VAT refund services in Dubai.

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Tax Agent

Businesses may appoint an FTA Tax Agent to act in his name and on his behalf with regard to their tax affairs before the Authority. Being your tax agent in Dubai, SAB will be responsible to provide all the records, information, documents, and financial data to the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) if requested to submit on behalf of you. We will act as a Tax Agent on behalf of you to handle all tax affairs with the FTA.

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VAT Audit

Businesses in UAE must prepare themselves for official audits from the Federal Tax Authority (FTA). To ensure your company’s VAT health, SAB has introduced a VAT audit through which our VAT experts will analyze the VAT procedures and gives recommendation about the dos and don’ts. Our VAT audit practice will make sure that a company’s VAT procedures are in line with the requirements of FTA.

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VAT Consultants

VAT Consultants in Dubai will perform the VAT impact assessment and structure your business in the most effective and efficient manner with regard to the registration of VAT and filing of VAT returns, in accordance with Federal Tax Authority (FTA) requirements. Our VAT Consultants are providing authentic and accurate advice on every tiny critical issue about VAT in UAE and offer the best VAT consultancy services in Dubai.

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VAT Training

Our particularly designed VAT Training program analyzes the rules and regulations of VAT in UAE and clearly shows the main contents, procedures, and controls that should be established to ensure VAT returns are submitted correctly and accurately, and on time. VAT Training in Dubai will make sure that all the procedures are according to the standards of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA).

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VAT Reconsideration

Businesses can submit VAT reconsideration forms in UAE if they are not satisfied with the reason due to which FTA imposed a penalty. Submitting a VAT reconsideration request to the FTA requires sound knowledge of the tax laws and the Arabic language. However, foreign businesses may find this tough and in such cases, the assistance of reputed tax agents in Dubai becomes a necessity for the taxable persons.

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VAT Compliant Accounting Software

It is compulsory for all the businesses in UAE to have VAT-compliant accounting software. SAB is offering ‘Finax accounting software’ which is VAT compliant. FINAX is the solution for all of your Finances and Taxes. FINAX full suite has additional features and functions like point of sale (POS) and Cloud data hosting which makes it more capable as compared to many other accounting software products in the UAE.

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VAT Voluntary Disclosure

A voluntary disclosure is a form provided by Federal Tax Authority (FTA) to allow businesses and taxpayers to notify FTA about the errors/mistakes and omissions/changes in a Tax return or Tax Refund. A VAT Voluntary disclosure form 211 in UAE helps a taxable person to make corrections to the errors they have committed while submitting a VAT Return or applying for the VAT Refund.

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VAT De-Registration

There are certain situations where the person or the business must deregister for VAT such as if the business has stopped making taxable supplies or closing a company or the turnover is not exceeding the threshold limit. SAB will assist your company to go through this complex procedure of VAT De-Registration in order for you to run your business smoothly and efficiently without any complexities.

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VAT Fines Waiver

Many businesses in UAE are having VAT fines and penalties from FTA. We can help in getting the VAT fines waiver by using our expertise and experience. If your business has any kind of fines from FTA, SAB will help you in getting rid of that fine by using certain strategies in order to waive the fine completely or get a discount on VAT fines.

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Best VAT Services in Dubai

SAB Auditing is equipped with a team of thriving VAT specialists who can help your business to overcome expected roadblocks such as lack of familiarity with VAT rules & regulations, structure and compliance issues, lack of resources, and lack of a compliant accounting system.

Our exclusive VAT consultancy services involve providing an understanding of the VAT Laws and Executive Regulations, understanding your business model, and evaluation of VAT’s impact on your business and help you to prepare and execute all VAT-related concerns. For the best VAT services in Dubai UAE, Contact us.

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