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  • Applying VAT to electronic services in the UAE

    Your guide to managing VAT in an increasingly digital economy

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23 January 2020

When it comes to applying VAT rules to services that are supplied electronically, taxpayers often ask which services are considered to be “electronic services” under UAE VAT law; and how to establish the place of supply.

In this article, BDO and Thomson Reuters answer these important questions and provide practical guidance for companies navigating this complex aspect of VAT compliance in the GCC. We also discuss how businesses can assess whether they have the professional support and systems required to thrive in an increasingly demanding tax environment.