UAE to implement 5% VAT by January 2018

DUBAI: The UAE will bring into force value added tax (VAT) at the rate of five percent from January 1, 2018, Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs, has revealed. The minister was addressing the media during a joint press conference on Wednesday with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary...
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New UAE Labour Law: 7 points your employment contract must include

Should you insist on retaining original job offer with you?

Since January 1, 2016, the UAE has implemented sweeping reforms to the old Labour Law, plugging loopholes that now make employees even more content and secure in their workplace. Primary changes in the new regulations pertain to employment contracts for workers hired from...
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Is selling from your Dubai home legal? Here’s DED’s response

Business dealings of any nature carried out without a license from homes are not permitted in Dubai

Budding entrepreneurs usually start small with business dealings likely to happen from their homes. On the face of it, this may seem to many an innocent exercise, but before you venture out in such territories, make sure to...
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