Are you up to speed with VAT in the Gulf Cooperation Council?

Locations: London
Start Date:

9/24/2019 4:00 PM

End Date:

9/24/2019 6:30 PM

VAT in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Seminar invitation
The lessons learned, upcoming developments and opportunities for organisations operating in these countries
In accordance with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) VAT Framework Agreement, VAT was introduced into the UAE with effect from 1 January 2018. Since its introduction, the Federal Tax Authority (FTA)in the UAE has issued multiple clarifications and updates nearly every month. This has created some uncertainty andmade it a challenge for businesses and their advisors to stay on top of developments.
Crowe’s team of local specialistsis again coming to the UK to runan updateseminar and offer greater insight intoVAT in the GCC.

What we will cover

The seminar will highlight some of the key areas organisations need to address since new rules have been introduced, as well as highlighting some upcoming developments.
  • General update for VAT in the GCC.
    • UAE, KSA and Bahrain update.
    • Common mistakes in the VAT return.
    • Tax disputes in GCC countries.
    • VAT implementation in Oman, Kuwait and Qatar?
  • Business cases on VAT in the UAE.
    • UK companies developing business activities in the UAE.
    • Import and export of goods to and from a UAE company.
    • Dividends, management fees and loans paid from a UAE company to a UK shareholder.
  • Impact of the Economic Substance requirements.
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There is no cost to attend this event.

Tuesday 24 September 2019

15:30 Registration and refreshments
16:00 Seminar starts
18:30Seminar ends

St Bride's House
10 Salisbury Square
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Who should attend

The seminar is aimed at finance and tax professionals that want to gain abetter understanding of the VAT regimes being introduced in the region and how the new rulesapply to their businesses.

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Markus Susilo
Partner, Tax Advisory
Crowe UAE
Michel Ruitenberg
Director, Tax
Crowe UAE
Robert Marchant
Partner, VAT
Crowe UK
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