ABU DHABI – The UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs will apply a 5% Value Added Tax (VAT) starting on 1 January 2018 by the Federal Decree Law No 8 of 2017.
Therefore, said VAT will constitute a pass through charge for such matters and will be reflected on affected invoices starting from the effective date and will be applied on all un-billed work as well as new matters.
Registration of Trademarks:
The Trademark Office of UAE has started issuing registration certificates electronically for the applications published in the Official Gazette number 180 dated 27 September 2017 onwards. This procedure was entered into force on 27 November 2017.
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