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What is VAT Return

VAT return is an official document to be submitted by the every registered person to the Federal Tax Authority (“FTA”) at regular intervals detailing any output tax due and input tax recoverable and including any other information that is required to be provided. Usually, VAT returns are filled quarterly and sometimes on a monthly basis. All VAT Returns should be submitted online using the FTA portal. If there is no business transaction in particular period then also registered person has to file NIL return before the due date.

Penalty for noncompliance

Penalty for Non-Submission or Non-payment of VAT

Non Submission of return on timeNonpayment of VAT on time
AED 1000 for the first time delay
2% of the unpaid tax is due immediately once the payment of Payable Tax is late
AED 2000 in case of repetative non-compliance with 24 months
4% of the unpaid tax is due on the seventh day following the deadline for payment, on the amount of tax which is still unpaid
1% of the unpaid tax daily penalty charged on any
amount that is still unpaid one calendar month following the deadline for payment with upper ceiling of (300%)

How DIBN can help:-

We have team of tax consultants and experts & their professional advices helps businesses in complying with the rules and regulations specified by federal tax authority. Our dedicated expert team for VAT return filing constantly keeps track of the time-frame specified by the FTA and files the return filing within the stipulated time, thereby, ensuring smooth compliance of the law, and related rules and regulations.

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