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UAE VAT registration deadlines

  • Oct 7, 2017 | Richard Asquith

UAE VAT registration deadlines

The United Arab Emirates is scheduled to introduce 5% VAT from 1 January 2018.  The VAT registration portal is now open for businesses providing taxable supplies above the VAT registration threshold.  The annual  registration threshold is AED 375,000 (approximately €86,000).

The requirement to register has been staggered over the forthcoming weeks, as follows:

  • 31 Oct research and development businesses
  • 31 Oct businesses with taxable supplies in excess of AED 150m (approximately €34.5m)
  • 30 Nov businesses with taxable supplies in excess of AED 10m (approximately €2.3m)
  • 4 Dec all other businesses

VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is the former VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara