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ZATCA amends and issues a consolidated version of ‘Implementing Regulations’ of VAT Law | Oman Tax Authority issues guidelines on “Country-by-Country Reporting” | Oman Tax Authority issues VAT guidelines on Capital Assets in Arabic | ZATCA notifies ZAKAT related guides for the treatment of debts, financing activities etc. | The Rising Sun of Transfer Pricing in the UAE- What to expect? | Oman Tax Authority issues Guide on “Financial Services Sector” | UAE – Administrative Penalties | UAE – Voluntary Disclosure Guide | UAE: What are the legal risks investors need to watch out for when investing in digital assets? | VAT Implication on Profit sharing/ Management fees | VAT treatment on Transfer of goods from one Designated Zone to another | Input VAT Recovery on missed tax invoices? | Introduction of Corporate Tax in UAE | New Rules on Retrospective Tax Penalty Waivers, Installments, Tax Litigation, and Class Actions | KSA publishes Guidelines on Contracting Sector in Arabic | NBR of Bahrain issues FAQs in relation to VAT rate change transitional rules | Bahrain issues VAT Rate Change Transitional Provisions Guide | NBR of Bahrain starts rolling out email to taxpayers for proposed change in VAT rate | FTA updates VAT User guide for Registration, Amendments and De-registration | FTA issues reminder on amending provisions of Administrative Penalties for Violation of Tax | Bahrain's Shura Council has approved draft amendment bill to increase VAT rate | FTA issues Public Clarification for recovery of input tax on Phones, Airtime, and Packages | Bahrain Parliament receives draft amendment bill to double the VAT rate | Parliament House of Bahrain approves increase in VAT rate | 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 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” | 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 | FTA conducts workshop to review procedures for recovering input tax |

Expert Corner

The Rising Sun of Transfer Pricing in the UAE- What to expect?

Akshay Kenkre

- Founder, TransPrice Tax Advisors LLP


UAE businesses need to get cracking to be ready for June 2023’s corporate tax regime

Nasheeda Nish

- Managing Director, Nishe Accounting & Consulting


Saving money is still a possibility despite UAE’s 9% corporate tax

Anselm Mendes

- Executive Director, Continental Group International


UAE: What are the legal risks investors need to watch out for when investing in digital assets?

Kokila Alagh

- Founder, KARM Legal Consultants


Sole Establishments as per UAE VAT Law

Pratik Shah

- Founding Partner, TMSL


UAE’s proposed Corporate Tax – What’s in Store?

Sarika Dhameja

- Head of Tax, PKF UAE


VAT on price supports and discounts: Who should bear the tax costs?

Pankaj S. Jain

- Managing Director, AskPankaj Tax Consultants


Voluntary Disclosures – A new outlook

Ankur Jain

- Director, MMJS Consulting


Do we really need Exit certificate to prove exports?

Ankur Jain

- Director, MMJS Consulting


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


The Rising Sun of Transfer Pricing in the UAE- What to expect?

Akshay Kenkre

- Founder, TransPrice Tax Advisors LLP


UAE businesses need to get cracking to be ready for June 2023’s corporate tax regime

Nasheeda Nish

- Managing Director, Nishe Accounting & Consulting


Saving money is still a possibility despite UAE’s 9% corporate tax

Anselm Mendes

- Executive Director, Continental Group International


UAE: What are the legal risks investors need to watch out for when investing in digital assets?

Kokila Alagh

- Founder, KARM Legal Consultants




VAT on price supports and discounts: Who should bear the tax costs?

Pankaj S. Jain

- Managing Director, AskPankaj Tax Consultants


Voluntary Disclosures – A new outlook

Ankur Jain

- Director, MMJS Consulting



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