FTA continues to accomplish achievements, says Hamdan bin Rashid

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Abu Dhabi – July 2, 2020:

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum chairs first FTA Board of Directors meeting since Cabinet reconstitution

The FTA Board of Directors, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of the FTA Board of Directors, has held its first meeting since the UAE Cabinet of Ministers approved the decision to reconstitute the FTA’s Board of Directors.

During the virtual meeting held on Monday morning, His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, was elected as Vice Chairman of the FTA’s Board of Directors.

  • The FTA continues to accomplish positive results and achievements, reflecting the strength of the national economy despite challenges faced by the global economy due to the effects of combating the spread of COVID-19.
  • The FTA supports taxpayers in fulfilling their obligations by efficiently providing services remotely.
  • AED 206 million in tax refunds for 3,124 for UAE Citizens building new residences -a growth of 136.7% over a period of 6 months.
  • An increase of VAT registrants to 335,530 and Excise Tax registrations to 1,159.