UAE FTA Carries Out 39,470 Inspection Visits in 2023

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Abu Dhabi May 05 2024:

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has intensified its supervisory efforts, in collaboration with various relevant entities, in a bid to protect consumer rights, combat tax evasion, and enhance tax compliance.

In 2023, the Authority carried out 39,470 inspection visits through 211 campaigns in local markets across all emirates of the UAE, marking an annual increase of 80.71% in the number of visits, as well as an 86.73% growth in the number of campaigns conducted, compared to 2022, which saw the FTA carry out 21,840 field visits through 113 inspection campaigns.

The Authority asserted that these campaigns form part of its plans to enhance market control by intensifying inspection visits to markets across the country, in order to ensure compliance with tax laws, legislation, and procedures, in addition to combating commercial fraud and preventing the sale of sub-standard or counterfeit products that negatively affect quality of life.

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