The state and I


309712_web_R_K_B_by_RainerSturm_pixelio.deI like being a citizen. I have a high regard for the state, in which I live. I express my regard by fulfilling my duties, by paying the bill it sends me for its work on time and observing the laws it passes. I have a high regard for what it does, whether education, road building, security or health, to name only a few. Read More »

United Arab Emirates to introduce VAT


The UAE Ministry of Finance has conducted feasibility studies on the implementation of a VAT draft law. These studies on taxation and its social and economic implications were conducted for the following years: 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. The studies analysed the impact of taxes on the growth of the regional economy and on the UAE’s global competitiveness. Read More »

PwC Webcast: BEPS and VAT


Photo_R_RGB_SH14_D4_JA_5190.jpgI recommend our next webcast, 18 June 2015 focusing on BEPS and VAT

Topic to be presented:

Since the OECD’s Action Plan on BEPS was published in July 2013 with a view to addressing perceived flaws in international tax rules, the work under the Action Plan, backed by the G20 finance ministers, has progressed swifter than expected by many and has resulted in over 10 draft papers being published to date. Read More »