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Bahrain annual VAT filing changes

  • Mar 30, 2020 | Richard Asquith

The Arab Gulf state of Bahrain’s National Bureau for Revenue has updated the rules for taxpayers who wish to file just annual VAT returns.

The threshold for qualification will now be BHD 100,000 per annum or less. Entities which are part of a VAT group may not apply for this simplification.

VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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