Qatar: Mandatory taxpayer registration, new tax administration portal (Dhareeba)
Qatar: Mandatory taxpayer registration
Qatar’s general tax authority issued Circular No. 3 (30 June 2020) thus activating the taxpayer registration process in a new tax administration portal (Dhareeba). The new Dhareeba portal is effective 1 July 2020.
Circular No. 3 provides:
- The tax authority will no longer accept applications for taxpayer registration through the current tax administration system (TAS).
- All taxpayers, including those currently registered in the TAS, must be registered via the Dhareeba portal.
- All TAS-registered taxpayers must adjust their status and re-register in Dhareeba within 90 days (no later than 30 September 2020).
- Taxpayers that register in the Dhareeba portal by 30 September 2020 will not be subject to penalties for failure to register and to obtain a tax card.
The new guidance measures include certain actions required of taxpayers such as collecting information for registration; determining that authorized representatives are appropriately registered; and appointing tax agents and persons authorized to sign required statements.
Read a July 2020 report prepared by KPMG International
For more information, contact a KPMG tax professional in Qatar:
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