FTA publishes a a Cabinet Decision on Charities

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Dubai October 7, 2022:

The UAE tax authorities have issued Cabinet Decision No.55 of 2017 on Charities That May Recover Input Tax.

The decision, which has retrospective effect from 1 January 2018, confirms that certain charities (as specified in the list) will be able to recover all the input tax paid by them. This comes with exception of tax excluded from recovery by virtue of UAE’s executive regulations on VAT and tax paid for goods and services used for making exempt supplies.

The file contains the list of charities in both English and Arabic.