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KSA - QR Code Creation | Change in VAT Return Filing Frequency in Bahrain | KSA issues guide to develop FATOORAH compliant QR Code | Bahrain publishes updated manual on “Change of VAT return filing frequency” | UAE announces 'Reconsideration Requests Service' to be available on e-services portal | UAE issues “Reconsiderations User” guide | UAE releases user guide on Excise Tax | UAE issues Public Clarification on “Amendment of Tax Procedures Law” | KSA releases second version of "Input Tax Deduction" guide in Arabic | VAT law under consideration in Qatar, at drafting stage | UAE updates Turnover Declaration Letter | UAE updates Payment User Guide | UAE revises “VAT Refund User” guide | ZATCA issues second edition of "General VAT" guide in Arabic | KSA releases second version of “Professional services” guide in Arabic | UAE overhauls tax dispute procedures | UAE links Tax Registration Number with Customs Registration Number | UAE issues Public Clarification on “Goods supplied in Designated Zone and Connected Shipping or Delivery Services" | UAE amends “Federal Decree Law on Tax Procedures” | GCC Tax and Other Regulatory Communique - October, 2021 | UAE amends “Executive Regulations” of Federal Decree Law on VAT | ZATCA suggests taxpayers to expedite preparations with requirements of first phase of E-invoicing | Oman Tax Authority releases English version of 'Real Estate' guide | Amendment in Tax Procedures Law | VAT treatment on Complimentary Services provided at FOC | Whether issuance of Tax Debit Notes as per UAE VAT Law admissible? | VAT treatment on Bad Debts adjustment/relief | VAT Impact on B2B Healthcare Services | Ambiguity Around application of correct exchange rates in case of Foreign Currency Transaction | VAT treatment on Interest Income received from Bank Deposits |

Expert Corner

UAE overhauls tax dispute procedures

Mahmoud Abuwasel

- Managing Partner, Wasel & Wasel


Amendment in Tax Procedures Law

Mahmoud Abuwasel

- Managing Partner, Wasel & Wasel


Change in VAT Rate expected in UAE?

Mayank Sawhney

- Managing Director, MaxGrowth Consulting


Zero Rating of Medicines and Medical Equipment

Nitin Agarwal

- Head of Tax


Underlying Supply – Determines VAT on Recharges

Nitin Agarwal

- Head of Tax


Transfer pricing – as a pragmatic tool to measure ‘the Adequacy’ under the UAE’s  Economic Substance Regulations

Sarika Dhameja

- Head of Tax, PKF UAE


VAT between Effective Date & Notification of VAT Registration

Nitin Agarwal

- Head of Tax


VAT Implication on Business Promotion Schemes

Pratik Shah

- Founding Partner, TMSL


Now Transition to a Ghost – With Technology !!

Nitin Agarwal

- Head of Tax


VAT on Staff Accommodation: Is accommodating (Not) Taxing?

Nitin Agarwal

- Head of Tax


Wishes do come true! - Reduction in UAE Tax Penalties

Sarika Dhameja

- Head of Tax, PKF UAE


The introduction of corporate tax in the UAE: myth or reality?

Shiraz Khan

- Partner, Head of Taxation, Al Tamimi & Co.


The UAE is a Tax Free State – True or Not?

Tushar Agarwal

- Director, Protax Business Consultants


UAE tax penalties reduced and discounts granted

Mahmoud Abuwasel

- Managing Partner, Wasel & Wasel


Health Care Sector in UAE and likely VAT impact

Jai Prakash Agrawal

- Managing Partner, RHMC Management Consultants


Podcast - Saudi Arabia: The Gulf’s CTC Pioneer

Selin Seher Adler Ring

- Regulatory Counsel, Sovos


How an Organization should prepare for Implementation of VAT?

Nirav Shah

- Director, FAME Advisory DMCC.


Oman: Impact of VAT on Gems and Jewellery Industry

Ravi Soni

- Partner, Esquire Tax Solutions


UAE Economic Substance Regulations – Businesses directed and managed in UAE – Is it negotiable?

Sarika Dhameja

- Head of Tax, PKF UAE


E-invoicing requirements in Saudi and Egypt

Pavithra Balaji

- Operational Controller & Tax Leader [General Electric, Global Operations - Middle East, Turkey & Africa]


Impact of introduction of VAT in Oman - Education Sector

Pratik Shah

- Founding Partner, TMSL


GCC – tax expectation in 2021

Amrita Vidyarthi

- Tax Manager, Fugro Middle East


VAT on Transfer of Shares and Related Transactions

Pratik Shah

- Founding Partner, TMSL


(Do not Ignore) Your Masters Voice

Nitin Agarwal

- Head of Taxation, Majid Al Futtaim Carrefour, UAE


UK VAT – Overview of Making Tax Digital for VAT

Sampada Borkar

- Chartered Account


VAT on Loyalty Programs / Reward Programs

Jigar Doshi

- Founding Partner, TMSL


Operations in Middle East - Are You Ready for Increased Transfer Pricing Scrutiny?

Mehul Shah

- Partner, Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP


UAE - Input VAT on hotel accommodation

Nirav Shah

- Director, FAME Advisory DMCC.


Decoding the Tax and Regulatory Regime of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mayank Sawhney

- Managing Director, MaxGrowth Consulting


VAT in GCC - An Introduction

Sindhu Mangat

- Advocate, Swamy Associates


Nine Learnings from UAE, KSA and Bahrain VAT Implementation

Pratik Shah

- Founding Partner, TMSL


ESR Regulations - Demonstrating Substance in “UAE Trading Hubs”

Ameya Kunte

- Founder, Globeview Advisors, India


Treatment of ‘Drop Shipments’ – India GST vs UAE VAT

Kapil Mahani

- Co-Founder, GSTExpertise


Impact of increase in KSA VAT rate

Pratik Shah

- Founding Partner, TMSL


UAE overhauls tax dispute procedures

Mahmoud Abuwasel

- Managing Partner, Wasel & Wasel


Amendment in Tax Procedures Law

Mahmoud Abuwasel

- Managing Partner, Wasel & Wasel


Change in VAT Rate expected in UAE?

Mayank Sawhney

- Managing Director, MaxGrowth Consulting










The introduction of corporate tax in the UAE: myth or reality?

Shiraz Khan

- Partner, Head of Taxation, Al Tamimi & Co.


The UAE is a Tax Free State – True or Not?

Tushar Agarwal

- Director, Protax Business Consultants



Health Care Sector in UAE and likely VAT impact

Jai Prakash Agrawal

- Managing Partner, RHMC Management Consultants




Oman: Impact of VAT on Gems and Jewellery Industry

Ravi Soni

- Partner, Esquire Tax Solutions



E-invoicing requirements in Saudi and Egypt

Pavithra Balaji

- Operational Controller & Tax Leader [General Electric, Global Operations - Middle East, Turkey & Africa]



GCC – tax expectation in 2021

Amrita Vidyarthi

- Tax Manager, Fugro Middle East



(Do not Ignore) Your Masters Voice

Nitin Agarwal

- Head of Taxation, Majid Al Futtaim Carrefour, UAE




Operations in Middle East - Are You Ready for Increased Transfer Pricing Scrutiny?

Mehul Shah

- Partner, Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP


UAE - Input VAT on hotel accommodation

Nirav Shah

- Director, FAME Advisory DMCC.


Decoding the Tax and Regulatory Regime of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mayank Sawhney

- Managing Director, MaxGrowth Consulting


VAT in GCC - An Introduction

Sindhu Mangat

- Advocate, Swamy Associates



ESR Regulations - Demonstrating Substance in “UAE Trading Hubs”

Ameya Kunte

- Founder, Globeview Advisors, India



Impact of increase in KSA VAT rate

Pratik Shah

- Founding Partner, TMSL