VAT Services


VAT Accounting

If you are a VAT registered business, you must keep records of all the supplies you make and receive, and a summary of VAT charged and paid/payable for each tax period covered by your tax returns.

Saif Chartered Accountants offers complete accounting solution for your VAT requirements.

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We can assist with all aspects of VAT, including reviews and planning and updates on any changes that may affect your particular sector.

We can also advise on the best way to treat new areas of trade as your business expands, as it's important to plan mitigation of VAT liabilities in advance.

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Specialised VAT Desk

We have formed special VAT Desk, who will be serving clients for any service related to VAT. Our TAX experts provide support to the client right from the beginning.

Special VAT desk available for Construction, Manufacturing, services, Trading & Retail, Logistics and Hospitality sectors.

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How can Saif chartered accountants help you in VAT?

Understand Your business and VAT implementation

Our TAX/VAT experts shall visit your office to understand the business model and maintenance of accounts for designing a VAT Implement plan which suits for the UAE VAT Regulations for your type of business activities.

VAT Registration

To comply with the UAE VAT Law, we shall advise you regarding the procedural formalities, quantum of turnover which attracts VAT, and the date by which registration has to be made, considering whether the company got any exemption in this respect or not. We shall also advise you regarding the compulsory and voluntary VAT registrations and importance of maintaining proper day to day accounts.

VAT Return

We offer support for preparing and filing of the VAT return by taking the correct input tax credit against the total VAT liability with guidance on planning/better timing of cash flows and within the period allowed for submission of returns as per law.

Accounting systems under VAT

We review the current accounting systems followed in the company. Proper classification and grouping with appropriate chart of accounts suitable for VAT regime will be suggested.

Invoicing under VAT

The requirements of VAT invoicing under the UAE VAT Law will be implemented. Proper guidance will be given to the IT persons and proper training to the Accounts and other departments connected to sales. We shall advise you regarding formatting the invoices as per VAT guidelines.

IT Migration

In order to incorporate the changes in the billing, accounting and other administrative procedures to comply UAE VAT formalities, necessary guidance or information required will be communicated. Our IT department can assist you regarding migration of present accounts package to any other type or advanced levels of the same package.

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VAT / TAX overview

Procedure for Filing VAT Return in Dubai, UAE.

Once the VAT implementation starts, the returns should be submitted at the regular periods. The duration for filing is for every quarter of the year.

The registered businesses can file their returns using the online services of the governmental tax related portal. We guide taxpayers to file the value added tax returns too.

How to File UAE VAT Return?

The VAT e-filing will be active on the portal of Ministry of Finance. Procedure for filing VAT return in Dubai will be entirely online and no manual returns are accepted by the ministry. The e-services section will offer an option for the VAT return filing. The returns should be filed after every quarter. Delay in filing returns may attract penalties imposed by the tax authorities.

When to File VAT Returns?

All the registered businesses and individuals should submit the quarterly records of the paid value added tax. Even if you have not paid VAT, you should file the return as Nil if you are a VAT registered company.

The default period for submission of the returns of VAT is 3 months.

Why VAT Returns are Important?

The VAT return is nothing but a formal way of reporting the VAT paid during a specific duration. It is to be submitted as per the documents in the record, ledger, and the financial statements.

The main purpose of filing a return is to show the summary of the value added tax to the authorities. Returns are essential for performing auditing by VAT law enforcement activities.


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