FTA issues New Decision on Specified Timeframes for Corporate Tax Registration

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Dubai March 01 2024:
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has specified timeframes for Taxable Persons subject to Corporate Tax to apply to register with the FTA and avoid being in violation of tax laws. The timeframes were outlined in a new Decision issued by the FTA regarding the deadlines to apply for registration under Federal Decree-Law No. 47 of 2022 on the Taxation of Corporations and Businesses and its amendments, which came into effect in June of last year and applies to Tax Periods starting on or after June 1, 2023.

Effective from March 1, 2024, the new FTA Decision defines timeframes for applying to register for Corporate Tax that apply to juridical persons and natural persons, that are either Resident Persons or Non-Resident Persons.

The Decision indicates that a juridical person that is a Resident Person incorporated, established, or otherwise recognised prior to March 1, 2024 must apply to register for Corporate Tax within the following timeframes:

The FTA stressed the importance of submitting Corporate Tax registration applications in accordance with the timeframes specified in the Decision. It added that taxable persons with licenses issued in January and February regardless of the year license was issued, must submit their Corporate Tax registration applications no later than May 31, 2024, to avoid tax law violations.

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