19 Oct, 2020
Tax payment through the new version of the eDirham card
Abu Dhabi- October 19, 2020: The new generation of the eDirham cards have been included as one of the official payment channels provided by the authority. Tax payments can be processed via the new eDirham cards as of Sunday 1st November, 2020, as payments will not be accepted through the existing eDirham cards with effect from the same date. I...More...
13 Oct, 2020
Oman to implement 5% VAT in six months
Oman- October 13, 2020: Oman has issued a decree to start levying a 5 per cent value-added tax (VAT) in six months' time to offset a slump in oil prices and an economic downturn exacerbated by coronavirus. The tax will be on most goods and services, though with some exceptions. Essential food items, medical care, education and financial services w...More...
06 Oct, 2020
Oman removed from the EU Blacklist
Oman- October 6, 2020: Oman was eliminated from the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes (the “EU Blacklist”). Oman was previously included on the EU Blacklist on 12 March 2019 for not making sufficient progress in implementing information exchange protocols. Oman has been removed from the EU blacklist as per the Council of...More...