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No VAT on Salik, RTA clarifies
In a huge relief to UAE residents, the Roads and Transport Authority has clarified that value-added tax (VAT) will not be levied on Salik (toll gates) or public transport facilities.
The statement comes after rumours on social media that VAT, which is set to roll out in the UAE from January 1, will also apply on Salik.
There are seven Salik gates in Dubai, and a toll of Dh4 is automatically deducted from smart tags every time a vehicle passes under these toll gates.
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