#Federal Tax Authority

UAE's FTA opens pre-registeration for corporate tax for select companies

UAE’s FTA starts pre-registration for corporate tax through EmaraTax, open to select firms

The Federal Tax Authority said the early registration is open from January to May for certain categories of companies operating in the UAE

FTA to enable digital payments through Magnati

UAE Federal Tax Authority to discontinue eDirham system for tax payment

The eDirham system will be replaced with Magnati, the smart payment option from First Abu Dhabi Bank

Digital Vat-refund scheme launched in UAE_ Photo courtesy WAM

UAE’s Federal Tax Authority, Planet Tax Free launch digital VAT-refund scheme for tourists

The 100 per cent paperless process is expected to save more than 16,800 trees per year and more than 4,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

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UAE Federal Tax Authority conducts 9,948 inspection visits in H1 2022

Inspections conducted in the first half of 2022 increased by 104 per cent compared to 4,878 conducted in 2021

UAE’s FTA launches whistleblower programme for tax violations

Effective from April 15, Raqeeb grants the informants with monetary rewards if the report leads the FTA to collect tax worth more than Dhs50,000

Electronic Cigarettes

UAE defers ban on e-cigarettes, water pipe tobacco products without ‘digital tax stamps’

The ban will now go into effect from January 1, 2021