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UAE: VAT registration deadlines; first due date is 31 October

UAE: VAT registration deadlines

The United Arab Emirates tax authority announced the deadlines for value added tax (VAT) registration.


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  • Businesses with a turnover exceeding AED 150 million (approximately U.S. $40.8 million) must apply for VAT registration before 31 October 2017.
  • Businesses with a turnover exceeding AED 10 million must apply for VAT registration before 30 November 2017.
  • All other business entities must submit their VAT registration application before 4 December 2017.VAT registration must be completed in time for the VAT “go live” date proposed for 1 January 2018.


Read an October 2017 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in the UAE

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