Sharjah Chamber to organise VAT awareness workshop
Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Federal Tax Authority will organise a workshop on Value Added Tax (VAT) on 23 August 2017
Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Federal Tax Authority will organise a workshop on Value Added Tax (VAT) on 23 August, 2017.
Mohammed Ahmed Amin, assistant director general for the communication and business sector, Sharjah Chamber, said: "The Sharjah Chamber will spare no efforts in enhancing the awareness of all businesses about the new tax system, with special emphasis on the private sector retail, export and import companies to help them reach full assimilation of the new rules and regulation."
Amin added that the workshop aims to ensure that businesses fully understand the new taxes, and that they have enough knowledge to take the necessary measures to comply with the tax laws.
The workshop will be targeting businesses in the Emirate in order to make them aware of the processes of the new VAT system, WAM stated.
Earlier this month, Khalid Ali Al Bustani, the director-general of the Federal Tax Authority, said that UAE firms will be able to begin registering for value-added tax (VAT) from the middle of September.