Events

Title

Country

Date

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VAT- Reality Check!

UAE

20 Mar, 2019

Dubai Quality Group

Venue:

Dubai

Time :

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

ABOUT THE TRAINING:

Are you ready for FTA Audit?
Have you done a VAT Reality Check?

Dubai Quality Group in association with Crowe MAK is organizing VAT reality check training on the following aspects:

-Implementation challenges
-Accounting Software
-Documentary Evidence to support Transactions
-Wrong Practice observed with respect to VAT
-FTA Measures to curb malpractices
-Answer to your specified queries
-Training Certificate is provided.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CFO’s, Finance Managers, Financial Controllers, Accountants, Tax Consultants, Marketing & Sales Leaders etc.

INVESTMENT:

DQG Member: AED 500*
Non Member: AED 750*
*Inclusive of 5% VAT

REGISTRATION:
To registration contact Mr. Gishu Damodaran:
Email: gishu@dqg.org | Mobile: +971-56-5457415

MCA completes a decade in UAE

UAE

09 Mar, 2019

MCA Gulf

Venue:

Roda Al Bustan, Garhoud

Time :

6.30 to 9.30 PM

MCA completes a decade in UAE 10th Anniversary celebrations of MCA Gulf which was attended by the Founder Chairman Mr. T.N.Manoharan and the partners from various MCA branches in India.

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Event in Bahrain on VAT implementation regulations and VAT challenges

Bahrain

21 Dec, 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and MCA Pyramid Consulting

Venue:

Bahrain

Bahrain Chapter-The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in association with MCA Pyramid Consulting hosted a successful event on VAT implementation regulations and VAT challenges. A session on Supply chain Digitization was also conducted. Excom members with speakers Mr Girish Chand, Mr Ashish Chakravarti. Thank you to the speakers, MCA Pyramid consulting and, CA Lakshmanan R

Event in Bahrain on VAT implementation regulations and VAT challenges

Professional services firm MCA expands to Bahrain

Bahrain

14 Dec, 2018

Indian-founded professional services firm MCA, which offers a broad range of services covering the spectrum of accountancy, audit and assurance, international taxation, and technology and business management consulting, has on the eve of the VAT roll-out in Bahrain expanded from its current bases in the UAE and Oman to launch a new office in the Kingdom – MCA Bahrain.

Meeting with Thattai Hindu Merchants Community (THMC)

Bahrain

14 Dec, 2018

Meeting with members of Thattai Hindu Merchants Community (THMC), Kingdom of Bahrain and talk about implications of VAT on their businesses. A well organized and excellent event participation by Bhatia businessmen and businesswomen.

Bahrain - Free VAT Seminar

Bahrain

22 Oct, 2018

Venue:

Bahrain Society of Engineers Auditorium , Juffair, Bahrain

Time :

6:00 PM

Free VAT Seminar 

Seminar will give you a complete understanding of VAT, covering all the essentials topics and giving you the confidence to know if you are dealing with VAT correctly.

For Registration Call –  Mr. Qaiser 33148148

Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS)

UAE

10 Sep, 2018

FTA and Planet

Venue:

Abu Dhabi chamber of commerce and industry

Time :

09:30 to 12:30

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) of United Arab Emirates has announced that from November 2018 eligible tourists will be able to receive a proportion of the VAT as a refund when they shop at registered stores. The event is organised by FTA and their exclusive tax refund operator, Planet, who will be operating the Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS). The purpose of the event is to introduce the TRS and how you can offer tax free shopping to all eligible tourists in your shops.

Introduction to UAE VAT Law

UAE

30 Apr, 2018

Academy of Law - DIFC

Venue:

Academy of Law - DIFC

Time :

9AM - 11AM

With the introduction of VAT in the UAE since 1 January 2018, the UAE joins a long list of countries that have since introduced this tax. This course will look at the broad outline of the GCC/UAE VAT, as compared to other VAT systems in the world. It will seek to explain the structure and legal framework, and in particular will consider what might be considered ‘good’ VAT compliance, exemptions under the VAT regime and what pitfalls to be mindful of.

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The Essentials of VAT Workshop at Dubai Chamber

UAE

10 Apr, 2018

Dubai Chamber of Commerce

Venue:

Dubai Chamber of Commerce

Time :

9am

This practical workshop will provide valuable information about the UAE VAT Law and its impact on both the UAE and GCC.

Attendees will be given the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of the VAT regulatory environment and how the law is applied throughout the UAE including: onshore, free zones and the designated zones stipulated in the Cabinet Decision No. (59) of 2017 on Designated Zones for the purposes of the Federal Law No. (8) of 2017 on Value Added Tax.

Organized by:
Dubai Chamber in co-operation with:
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP | Moore Stephens LLP

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5th GCC VAT Forum

UAE

09 Apr, 2018

GCC VAT Forum

Venue:

Meydan Hotel, Dubai

Time :

Full Day Event

The first 90 days of VAT implementation will witness uncertainty with regards to filing impending tax returns in UAE & KSA.

As time is running short, minimizing mistakes means avoiding hugely costly penalties for businesses, which are called to pay attention to cash flow management by implementing seamless VAT-compliant technology, operations, financial management and accounting practices.

The 5th GCC VAT Forum is returning to Dubai 9-10 April 2018 to help businesses in providing vital answers on VAT implementations.

 

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ICC UAE VAT Returns Workshop

UAE

29 Mar, 2018

Dubai Chamber

Venue:

Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Time :

09:00 - 15:00

Don’t Miss To Register

The “VAT RETURNS Workshop” is aimed at helping the business community to prepare the VAT Return and file the same without any errors before the due date as per the requirements of the Federal Tax Authority.

This workshop will help companies from different industries to understand the requirements of the VAT Law and the Executive Regulations in terms of preparation and filing of the VAT Return with ease and ensure of proper compliance. The focus of the workshop will be on the gathering of information and how the information needs to be captured in the VAT Return at the end of the Tax Period. At the end of the workshop, participants will be issued a certificate by ICC UAE.
Objective

  • Get an understanding of the VAT Law and Executive Regulations relating to accounting for transactions
  • Get an understanding on the maintenance of records and preparation of the Tax Return
  • Get a clear understanding of the implication of VAT Law to ensure proper compliance with the law
  • Methodology

  • Explanation of the VAT Law and Regulations relating to Invoicing, Records, Returns
  • Specific discussion on application of the VAT Law for the Preparation and Filing of VAT Return
  • Registration Fees
    ICC Member: AED 400.00
    Non-Member: AED 600.00

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    Accounting for VAT

    KSA

    19 Feb, 2018

    PwC Academy ME

    Time :

    Full Day Event

    In order to implement VAT across an organization, it is essential that the finance team understands the principle rules of accounting for VAT.

    In this course, delegates will learn about the documentation required for both outputs (sales) and inputs (purchases and expenses)of the business, as well as procedures and controls that may be implemented to ensure the accuracy of the VAT accounts and records.

    This course is suitable for finance managers and financial controllers who need an in-depth understanding of how the introduction of VAT will impact the operations of the finance department.

     

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    Filing for VAT Returns - KPMG

    UAE

    11 Feb, 2018

    KPMG Business Academy

    Time :

    Full Day Event

    The implementation of VAT on 1 January 2018 in the UAE has had a significant impact on the way of doing business in the emirate. Companies now need to comply with the VAT law and regulations.

    KPMG Lower Gulf’s VAT team has recent experience of UAE VAT implementation, as well as VAT implementation in India and Malaysia’s goods and services tax (VAT equivalent), which introduced the indirect tax in 2017 and 2015, respectively. The team has been advising another GCC government on introducing VAT, and previously advised the Australian government on GST policy development. They have therefore extensive expertise in VAT law and the challenges of compliance.

    The KPMG team will share insights and practical knowledge of what is required to comply with VAT legislation. Attending our training may be an important step in your journey towards being VAT compliant and will provide you with tips for successfully filing your first VAT return.

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    Academy on how to complete your VAT returns in the UAE - Abu Dhabi

    UAE

    31 Jan, 2018

    With VAT implementation in the UAE starting 1 January 2018, businesses need to ensure their VAT readiness and to revisit the information given by the Ministry of Finance and analyze in detail what the implications are and what needs to be done to guarantee day one compliance.

    The Deloitte Middle East Tax practice has organized several VAT Academies to help UAE businesses best prepare. Some of the first academies we will be running include the UAE VAT Executive Regulations and How to complete your VAT returns.

    Agenda

    • The UAE VAT return: what does it look like?
    • Navigating the eServices portal: how to access the VAT return
    • Box by box: what information should be reported on the VAT return?
    • Accounts payable: attention points
    • Accounts receivable: attention points
    • Audit trail, manual adjustments and record keeping
    • Useful reconciliation checks to perform on your VAT return numbers before submission

    Attendance Fee
    The cost to attend the Deloitte VAT Academy is AED 2,500 plus VAT.

    Academy on the UAE VAT Executive Regulations - Abu Dhabi

    UAE

    29 Jan, 2018

    Deloitte

    Time :

    09:30 am until 1:00 pm, followed by lunch.

    With VAT implementation in the UAE starting 1 January 2018, businesses need to ensure their VAT readiness and to revisit the information given by the Ministry of Finance and analyze in detail what the implications are and what needs to be done to guarantee day one compliance.

    The Deloitte Middle East Tax practice has organized several VAT Academies to help UAE businesses best prepare. Some of the first academies we will be running include the UAE VAT Executive Regulations and How to complete your VAT returns.

    Agenda

    • Overview of the content of the UAE Executive Regulations
    • VAT grouping entitlement, advantages and disadvantages
    • Zero-rating and exemption provisions
    • VAT treatment of Designated Zones
    • VAT Invoice requirements
    • VAT recovery and blocking rules
    • Emirates reporting
    • Application of the VAT transitional rules

    Academy on how to complete your VAT returns in the UAE - Dubai

    UAE

    29 Jan, 2018

    Deloitte

    Time :

    09:30 am until 1:00 pm, followed by lunch.

    With VAT implementation in the UAE starting 1 January 2018, businesses need to ensure their VAT readiness and to revisit the information given by the Ministry of Finance and analyze in detail what the implications are and what needs to be done to guarantee day one compliance.

    The Deloitte Middle East Tax practice has organized several VAT Academies to help UAE businesses best prepare. Some of the first academies we will be running include the UAE VAT Executive Regulations and How to complete your VAT returns.

    Agenda

    • The UAE VAT return: what does it look like?
    • Navigating the eServices portal: how to access the VAT return
    • Box by box: what information should be reported on the VAT return?
    • Accounts payable: attention points
    • Accounts receivable: attention points
    • Audit trail, manual adjustments and record keeping
    • Useful reconciliation checks to perform on your VAT return numbers before submission

    Attendance Fee
    The cost to attend the Deloitte VAT Academy is AED 2,500 plus VAT.

    Academy on the UAE VAT Executive Regulations - Dubai

    UAE

    22 Jan, 2018

    Deloitte

    Time :

    09:30 am until 1:00 pm, followed by lunch.

    With VAT implementation in the UAE starting 1 January 2018, businesses need to ensure their VAT readiness and to revisit the information given by the Ministry of Finance and analyze in detail what the implications are and what needs to be done to guarantee day one compliance.

    The Deloitte Middle East Tax practice has organized several VAT Academies to help UAE businesses best prepare. Some of the first academies we will be running include the UAE VAT Executive Regulations and How to complete your VAT returns.

    Agenda

    • Overview of the content of the UAE Executive Regulations
    • VAT grouping entitlement, advantages and disadvantages
    • Zero-rating and exemption provisions
    • VAT treatment of Designated Zones
    • VAT Invoice requirements
    • VAT recovery and blocking rules
    • Emirates reporting
    • Application of the VAT transitional rules

    VAT Training and Awareness Session by DEWA

    UAE

    27 Dec, 2017

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

    Venue:

    Dewa Head office, 1st floor (Training hall – AL Ruwaya)

    Time :

    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    DEWA is organizing their Supplier Relationship Management training workshop, which is a VAT Training and Awareness Session for its suppliers.

    This session is the 4th of 4 sessions.

    Workshop Agenda:
    1. Updating VAT registration number
    2. Quoting with VAT
    3. Online invoicing submission

    Dates and Timing:
    4th session – Wednesday – 27th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    VAT Training and Awareness Session by DEWA

    UAE

    26 Dec, 2017

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

    Venue:

    Dewa Head office, 1st floor (Training hall – AL Ruwaya)

    Time :

    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    DEWA is organizing their Supplier Relationship Management training workshop, which is a VAT Training and Awareness Session for its suppliers.

    This session is the 3rd of 4 sessions.

    Workshop Agenda:
    1. Updating VAT registration number
    2. Quoting with VAT
    3. Online invoicing submission

    Dates and Timing:
    3rd session – Tuesday – 26th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    4th session – Wednesday – 27th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    VAT Training and Awareness Session by DEWA

    UAE

    20 Dec, 2017

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

    Venue:

    Dewa Head office, 1st floor (Training hall – AL Ruwaya)

    Time :

    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    DEWA is organizing their Supplier Relationship Management training workshop, which is a VAT Training and Awareness Session for its suppliers.

    This session is the 2nd of 4 sessions.

    Workshop Agenda:
    1. Updating VAT registration number
    2. Quoting with VAT
    3. Online invoicing submission

    Dates and Timing:
    2nd session – Wednesday – 20th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    3rd session – Tuesday – 26th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    4th session – Wednesday – 27th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    VAT Training and Awareness Session by DEWA

    UAE

    19 Dec, 2017

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

    Venue:

    Dewa Head office, 1st floor (Training hall – AL Ruwaya)

    Time :

    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    DEWA is organizing their Supplier Relationship Management training workshop, which is a VAT Training and Awareness Session for its suppliers.

    This session is the 1st of 4 sessions.

    Workshop Agenda:
    1. Updating VAT registration number
    2. Quoting with VAT
    3. Online invoicing submission

    Dates and Timing:
    1st session – Tuesday – 19th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    2nd session – Wednesday – 20th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    3rd session – Tuesday – 26th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    4th session – Wednesday – 27th December 2017 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    KSA Tax Conference 2017 - Jeddah

    UAE

    13 Dec, 2017

    Deloitte

    Time :

    8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

    Subject matter specialists will share their insights into the most discussed topics in domestic and international tax that will affect businesses and their operations in the Kingdom and the region during 2017 and beyond. The key topics that will be covered during the conference are as follows:

    • The changing Tax landscape in Saudi Arabia and wider region
    • Income tax update
    • Zakat update
    • Transfer pricing in the post BEPS world: Implications for businesses in KSA
    • The future of global mobility: Managing risk in a challenging terrain
    • VAT in Saudi Arabia: Business impacts and obligations

    The fee for attendance at this event is SR 2,500 which includes the training, materials, and lunch.

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    KSA Tax Conference 2017 - Riyadh

    UAE

    12 Dec, 2017

    Deloitte

    Time :

    8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

    Subject matter specialists will share their insights into the most discussed topics in domestic and international tax that will affect businesses and their operations in the Kingdom and the region during 2017 and beyond. The key topics that will be covered during the conference are as follows:

    • The changing Tax landscape in Saudi Arabia and wider region
    • Income tax update
    • Zakat update
    • Transfer pricing in the post BEPS world: Implications for businesses in KSA
    • The future of global mobility: Managing risk in a challenging terrain
    • VAT in Saudi Arabia: Business impacts and obligations

    The fee for attendance at this event is SR 2,500 which includes the training, materials, and lunch.

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    KSA Tax Conference 2017 - Al Khobar

    KSA

    11 Dec, 2017

    Deloitte

    Time :

    8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

    Subject matter specialists will share their insights into the most discussed topics in domestic and international tax that will affect businesses and their operations in the Kingdom and the region during 2017 and beyond. The key topics that will be covered during the conference are as follows:

    • The changing Tax landscape in Saudi Arabia and wider region
    • Income tax update
    • Zakat update
    • Transfer pricing in the post BEPS world: Implications for businesses in KSA
    • The future of global mobility: Managing risk in a challenging terrain
    • VAT in Saudi Arabia: Business impacts and obligations

    The fee for attendance at this event is SR 2,500 which includes the training, materials, and lunch.

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    Principles of VAT - Management Level

    UAE

    10 Dec, 2017

    PWC Academy

    Venue:

    PWC Academy, Dubai

    PWC’s training has been developed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the VAT system, from the compliance aspects of registration, record keeping requirements, returns and payment obligations and VAT inspections to the practical considerations of how VAT will affect the organisation, the strategic decision making required, as well as the fundamentals of accounting for VAT in the accounting system.

    The VAT courses have been carefully designed to address diverse business requirements:

    • Strategic training for executives to understand the commercial impact of VAT on their organisation, how VAT will impact pricing, margins, systems and resources
    • Tactical training for finance managers to understand how to administer and control VAT within their business
    • Operational training for staff working on a transactional level dealing with the processing of VAT on a daily basis

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    ProfitNX – Software Launch in Abu Dhabi

    UAE

    27 Nov, 2017

    Profit NX

    Venue:

    Yas Ballroom, 1205, Sheikh Zyed the 1st Street, Electra Street, 7th Street, Al Markaziyah District, Abu Dhabi

    Time :

    !0 AM to 3 PM

    ProfitNX is a new software solution in the UAE for VAT Accounting.

    You are invited to the launch event where you can preview ProfitNX and see how it is aligned with the UAE VAT Regulations.

    ProfitNX – Software Launch in Abu Dhabi

    Gear up for regulations

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    25 Nov, 2017

    Crowe Horwath

    Venue:

    Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Rashidiya Grand Ballroom Al Abraj Street

    Time :

    6:30 PM to 9:55 PM GST

    The CFO/Accounts head of your organization are invited to a networking dinner to learn how you can gear up for regulations.

    The event shall be from 6:30 pm onwards, Tuesday 28th November 2017 at Rashidiya Grand Ballroom, Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai

    Programme

    6:30pm, Arrival of guests and networking

    6:55pm, UAE National Anthem and Recitation from the Holy Quran

    7:00pm, Welcome address, Saad Maniar, Senior Partner

    7:10pm, A prelude to Audit Quality ( Federal Law No. 2 of 2015), Bernard Tapera, Quality Director

    7:20pm, VAT update ( Federal Decree – Law No. (8) of 2017), Markus Susilo, Indirect Tax Partner

    7:30pm, Empowering Accountants to Earn Power, Vivek Gupta, CFO, Nshama

    7:50pm, Vote of thanks, James Mathew, CEO UAE & Oman

    8:00pm, Quiz, Prize-giving, live entertainment

    9:00pm, Dinner (with entertainment continued)

    9:55pm, Carriages

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    ProfitNX - Software Launch in Dubai

    UAE

    22 Nov, 2017

    ProfitNX

    Venue:

    Grand Excelsior Hotel, Bur Dubai

    Time :

    4 PM to 6 PM

    ProfitNX is a new software solution in the UAE for VAT Accounting.

    You are invited to the launch event where you can preview ProfitNX and see how it is aligned with the UAE VAT Regulations.

    ProfitNX - Software Launch in Dubai

    Free Awareness Session - Be VAT Ready with Tally!

    UAE

    18 Nov, 2017

    Tally Solutions Private Limited – Dubai

    Venue:

    Tally Solutions Private Limited – Dubai 307-308, 4E – Block A Dubai Airport Freezone

    Time :

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    What an attendee gets from this session:

    • VAT Framework & Current Developments – From VAT Experts
    • Dealing with confusion post the GCC VAT unified agreement
    • Tackling VAT pre-implementation barriers prior to VAT
    • A product walk-through – VAT compliant Tally

    Registration:      https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/27WJ6QB

    Limited Seats – Only first 25 registrations will be confirmed!

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    2nd Annual MENA VAT 2017 - Conference and Workshop

    UAE

    13 Nov, 2017

    Marcus Evans Conferences

    Venue:

    Yet to be decided

    Time :

    All Day Event

    Marcus Evans is organizing the 2nd Annual MENA VAT 2017 on the 13th and 14th November 2017.

    Key Benefits of Attending:

    • Dealing with confusion post the GCC VAT unified agreement
    • Discussing VAT IT infrastructure, system and technology consolidation
    • Automating an efficient and reliable VAT compliance management system• Designing effective VAT policy and procedures for effcientcollection• Tackling VAT pre-implementation barriers prior to VAT
    • Designing effective VAT policy and procedures for effcientcollection• Tackling VAT pre-implementation barriers prior to VAT
    • Tackling VAT pre-implementation barriers prior to VAT go-live-date• Mitigating VAT liabilities by safeguarding your
    • Mitigating VAT liabilities by safeguarding your organisation from legal risk and non-compliance

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    IBPC Dubai - VAT Registration and Preparatory aspects of VAT - 12 Nov

    UAE

    12 Nov, 2017

    IBPC Dubai

    Venue:

    Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall

    Time :

    6:30 PM

    Today’s session on VAT has been organized keeping in mind that the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has announced that the online registration for VAT is open.

    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 150m should apply for VAT registration before Oct. 31, 2017.
    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 10m should apply for VAT registration before Nov. 30, 2017.
    • All businesses that must be registered before Jan. 1, 2018 should submit their registration before Dec. 4, 2017, to minimize the risk of not being registered for the beginning of the New Year.

    A business must register if:

    • The total value of its taxable supplies made within the UAE exceeds the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 over the previous 12 months, or
    • It anticipates making taxable supplies with value exceeding the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 in the next 30 days

    All of the above and other important matters will be covered in detail during today’s session on VAT, 6:30 PM onwards at Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall.

    RSVP: Members Please email to office@ibpcdubai.com

    Seminar on UAE VAT Law- Amity University with FAME

    UAE

    07 Nov, 2017

    Amity University & Fame Training

    Venue:

    Amity University Campus, Dubai

    Time :

    10 AM - 1 PM

    Get Yourselves & Your Team Certified for VAT.
    Attend @ AED 225 Only.

    AMITY University & FAME Jointly Presents Seminar on UAE VAT Law

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    IBPC Dubai - VAT Registration and Preparatory aspects of VAT - 5 Nov

    UAE

    05 Nov, 2017

    IBPC Dubai

    Venue:

    Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall

    Time :

    6:30 PM

    Today’s session on VAT has been organized keeping in mind that the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has announced that the online registration for VAT is open.

    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 150m should apply for VAT registration before Oct. 31, 2017.
    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 10m should apply for VAT registration before Nov. 30, 2017.
    • All businesses that must be registered before Jan. 1, 2018 should submit their registration before Dec. 4, 2017, to minimize the risk of not being registered for the beginning of the New Year.

    A business must register if:

    • The total value of its taxable supplies made within the UAE exceeds the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 over the previous 12 months, or
    • It anticipates making taxable supplies with value exceeding the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 in the next 30 days

    All of the above and other important matters will be covered in detail during today’s session on VAT, 6:30 PM onwards at Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall.

    RSVP: Members Please email to office@ibpcdubai.com

    Free Awareness Session - Be VAT Ready with Tally!

    UAE

    01 Nov, 2017

    Tally Solutions

    Venue:

    Tally Solutions Private Limited – Dubai 307-308, 4E – Block A Dubai Airport Freezone

    Time :

    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    What an attendee gets from this session:

    • VAT Framework & Current Developments – From VAT Experts
    • Dealing with confusion post the GCC VAT unified agreement
    • Tackling VAT pre-implementation barriers prior to VAT
    • A product walk-through – VAT compliant Tally

    Registration:      https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/27WJ6QB

    Limited Seats – Only first 25 registrations will be confirmed!

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    IBPC Dubai - VAT Registration and Preparatory aspects of VAT - 23 Oct

    UAE

    23 Oct, 2017

    IBPC Dubai

    Venue:

    Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall

    Time :

    6:30 PM

    Today’s session on VAT has been organized keeping in mind that the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has announced that the online registration for VAT is open.

    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 150m should apply for VAT registration before Oct. 31, 2017.
    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 10m should apply for VAT registration before Nov. 30, 2017.
    • All businesses that must be registered before Jan. 1, 2018 should submit their registration before Dec. 4, 2017, to minimize the risk of not being registered for the beginning of the New Year.

    A business must register if:

    • The total value of its taxable supplies made within the UAE exceeds the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 over the previous 12 months, or
    • It anticipates making taxable supplies with value exceeding the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 in the next 30 days

    All of the above and other important matters will be covered in detail during today’s session on VAT, 6:30 PM onwards at Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall.

    RSVP: Members Please email to office@ibpcdubai.com

    PwC's Academy ME - Principles of VAT (Executives Level)

    UAE

    15 Oct, 2017

    PwC's Academy

    Time :

    Full Day

    The objectives of the course are :

    • Principles of VAT – Executives Level
    • Obligations and rights of taxpayers and key regulatory requirements
    • International trade: VAT on cross-border and free zone transactions

    PwC’s training has been developed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the VAT system, from the compliance aspects of registration, record keeping requirements, returns and payment obligations and VAT inspections to the practical considerations of how VAT will affect the organisation, the strategic decision-making required, as well as the fundamentals of accounting for VAT in the accounting system.

    The cost of this event is USD 600

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    IBPC Dubai - VAT Registration and Preparatory aspects of VAT - 15 Oct

    UAE

    15 Oct, 2017

    IBPC Dubai

    Venue:

    Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall

    Time :

    6:30 PM

    Today’s session on VAT has been organized keeping in mind that the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has announced that the online registration for VAT is open.

    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 150m should apply for VAT registration before Oct. 31, 2017.
    • All businesses with a turnover of more than AED 10m should apply for VAT registration before Nov. 30, 2017.
    • All businesses that must be registered before Jan. 1, 2018 should submit their registration before Dec. 4, 2017, to minimize the risk of not being registered for the beginning of the New Year.

    A business must register if:

    • The total value of its taxable supplies made within the UAE exceeds the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 over the previous 12 months, or
    • It anticipates making taxable supplies with value exceeding the mandatory registration threshold of AED 375,000 in the next 30 days

    All of the above and other important matters will be covered in detail during today’s session on VAT, 6:30 PM onwards at Al Yasat Ballroom, Roda Al Murooj Hotel, near Dubai Mall.

    RSVP: Members Please email to office@ibpcdubai.com

    Deloitte VAT Academy - Introduction to the UAE VAT proposals

    UAE

    27 Sep, 2017

    Deloitte VAT Academy

    Venue:

    Will be intimated after registration

    Time :

    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM followed by Lunch

    After the continuous success of the VAT Academy throughout the GCC and more recently in August 2017, the Deloitte Middle East Tax practice has organized a UAE VAT Academy. The location and dates for the course are:

    • Wednesday 27 September – Dubai
    • Thursday 28 September – Abu Dhabi 

    The training will look at the UAE VAT law, as well as the broader GCC picture. It will also delve into the practical consequences for businesses at their different operational levels.

    The VAT Academy is intended to help affected businesses understand the likely scope and scale of VAT impacts, and what changes might be necessary to accommodate them.

    The fees for the event is AED 2,500

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    VAT compliance and commercial impacts - PAID EVENT

    UAE

    18 Sep, 2017

    KPMG

    Time :

    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    KPMG’s VAT team in the Lower Gulf has recent experience of the implementation of Malaysia’s goods and services tax (a VAT equivalent), which was introduced on 1 April 2015. KPMG has been advising GCC government on introducing VAT and previously advised the Australian government on GST policy development.

    This event is suitable for anyone – from accounts staff and finance managers to business owners – preparing to transform their business as VAT is introduced. This event is also highly beneficial for professionals working in accounts or finance who want to gain a clear insight into the impact and mechanics of VAT.

    Attending the event will be an important first step – the time for action has come.

    Fee – USD 999

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    3rd GCC VAT Forum

    UAE

    11 Sep, 2017

    IQPC

    Venue:

    Dubai - Meydan Hotel

    Time :

    9am - 5pm - 2 days

    Transitioning into the VAT landscape: Ensuring compliance, mitigating risks and managing financial impacts through a comprehensive VAT framework. This is a paid event

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    Vibgyor Events presents VATREADY Workshop Series 1

    UAE

    04 Sep, 2017

    Vibgyor Events

    Venue:

    Holiday Inn, Bur Dubai

    Time :

    9:30 AM TO 1:30 PM followed by free lunch.

    VATready is a series of workshops aimed at the following:

    • Global Update and Latest Developments in UAE
    • General Principles of VAT
    • Categories of Goods & Services in VAT
    • Input/Output VAT and its Calculations
    • VAT on Imports & Exports
    • VAT Invoices, Record Keeping, and Audits
    • VAT Compliance Requirements
    • Impact of VAT on your Business
    • How to get VAT implemented in your business management system
    • Which is the right IT solution to support your VAT implementation?
    • VAT Registration Process
    • Who Should Register?
    • When Should You Register?
    • How Do You Register?

    This is a free event.

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    Dubai Chamber of Commerce VAT Discussion, Session 3: 22nd Aug - Import/Export Sector

    UAE

    22 Aug, 2017

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Venue:

    Dubai Chamber Main Office, Baniyas Road, Deira

    Time :

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    The Federal Tax Authority is organizing events for a session discussing the VAT which will be implemented early next year.

    The Event will be held  at Dubai Chamber on the following dates:
    Real Estate Sector Session 2 – 13th August (4 pm to 6 pm)
    Import/Export Sector Session 3 – 22nd August (4 pm to 6 pm)

    This is a free event

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce VAT Discussion, Session 3: 22nd Aug - Import/Export SectorEXTERNAL URL

    VAT in UAE - Implementation and Policy Workshop

    UAE

    14 Aug, 2017

    Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC), Ras Al Khaimah

    Venue:

    Hilton Garden Inn, Ras Al Khaimah

    Time :

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    The Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC), Ras Al Khaimah has organized a VAT discussion event which goes into deep detail about the Policy and its Implementation in the UAE followed by a panel discussion and an interactive Q & A Session.

    VAT in UAE - Implementation and Policy Workshop

    VAT Academy on the Indirect Tax in KSA

    KSA

    13 Aug, 2017

    Deloitte Middle East VAT Academy

    Venue:

    Venue will be communicated by email

    Time :

    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM followed by Lunch

    The Deloitte Middle East Tax practice has organized a KSA VAT Academy Event. The VAT Academy is designed for legal, tax and finance experts who want to have a better view on the VAT Legal framework.

    The location and the dates for the course are:

    • Sunday, August 13 – Al Khobar
    • Monday, 14 August – Riyadh
    • Tuesday 15 August – Jeddah

    The VAT Academy is intended to help affected businesses understand the likely scope and scale of VAT impacts, and what changes might be necessary to accommodate them.

    The cost to attend the event is SAR 2,550.

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    Dubai Chamber of Commerce VAT Discussion, Session 2: 13th Aug - Real Estate Sector

    UAE

    13 Aug, 2017

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Venue:

    Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City

    The Federal Tax Authority is organizing events for a session discussing the VAT which will be implemented early next year.

    The Event will be held  at Dubai Chamber on the following dates:
    Real Estate Sector Session 2 – 13th August (4pm to 6pm)
    • Import/Export Sector Session 3 – 22nd August (4pm to 6pm)

    This is a free event

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    VAT Workshop by FAME Training

    UAE

    09 Aug, 2017

    FAME Training Institute

    Venue:

    Holiday Inn, Bur Dubai

    Time :

    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    FAME Training is organizing a VAT Workshop covering all aspects of VAT right from the basics to administration and implementation.

    This is a paid workshop held on August 9th and August 12th. Please refer the below image for more details.

    VAT Workshop by FAME Training

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce VAT Discussion, Session 1: 8th Aug - Retail Sector

    UAE

    08 Aug, 2017

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Venue:

    Dubai Chamber Main Office, Baniyas Road, Deira

    Time :

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    The Federal Tax Authority is organizing events for a session discussing the VAT which will be implemented early next year.

    The Event will be held  at Dubai Chamber on the following dates:
    Retail Sector Session 1 – 8th August 2017 (4pm to 6pm)
    • Real Estate Sector Session 2 – 13th August (4pm to 6pm)
    • Import/Export Sector Session 3 – 22nd August (4pm to 6pm)

    This is a free event

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    Morison Menon VAT Awareness Workshop

    UAE

    19 Jul, 2017

    Morison Menon

    Venue:

    Dubai - JW Marriot Marquis Hotel, Business Bay

    Time :

    9am - 3:30 pm

    VAT Awareness Worskhop organized by Morison MJS VAT Consultancy

    This is a paid event. AED 300 per attendee.

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    How well are we prepared for change?

    UAE

    02 Jul, 2017

    Crowe Howarth

    Venue:

    Dubai

    Dr Khalid Maniar and partners cordially invite you to a networking breakfast event to discuss:

    “How well are we prepared for change?”

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    VAT Technical Workshop

    UAE

    22 May, 2017

    Crowe Howarth

    Venue:

    Dubai

    As part of our effort to enable UAE businesses to prepare for and gain understanding of the upcoming VAT laws, we are conducting a series of workshops in the UAE until the end of the year 2017. Our previous workshop in April focussed on the planning tools for businesses to start with their VAT implementation in their organization. This workshop would also be covering the IT and legal perspective when implementing VAT in your organisation

    Which topics are being covered?

    ·       The GCC VAT Framework agreement and how it will impact the business in the UAE

    ·       System and Legal risk and implementation

    ·       VAT impact on corporate financing

     

    Fee

    AED 1,250 per person – payable with cheque or cash prior to the event, Seats are limited and we kindly ask you to register at the earliest to uae@crowehorwath.ae.  This is a private event and registration is required.  

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    Value Added Tax in UAE

    UAE

    22 May, 2017

    Multiple Business Council

    Venue:

    Abu Dhabi

    Time :

    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    A presentation by Michael Vaughan, Grant Thorton, jointly organized by various business councils including:
    Phillipine Business Council – Abu Dhabi
    Swiss Business Council – Abu Dhabi
    French Business Group – Abu Dhabi
    Benelux Business Council – Abu Dhabi
    Australian Business Group – Abu Dhabi
    AmCham – Abu Dhabi
    Pakistan Business Council – Abu Dhabi

    Phase 1: VAT and Excise Awareness Campaign

    UAE

    21 Mar, 2017

    Ministry of Finance - UAE

    Venue:

    Dubai - InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel, Dubai

    Time :

    9:30 - 11:30 AM

    An event aimed at advisory businesses, Chambers of Commerce, Public Relations businesses to equip them to inform their communities of businesses about VAT​

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