|United Arab Emirates.
|Minister of Finance.
|Federal Tax Authority.
|Value Added Tax
|A tax imposed on the import and supply of Goods and Services at each stage of production and distribution, including the Deemed Supply.
|Value Added Tax (VAT).
|All countries that are full members of The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf pursuant to its Charter.
|GCC States that are implementing a Tax law pursuant to an issued legislation.
|Physical property that can be supplied including but not limited to real estate, water, and all forms of energy as specified in this Decision.
|Anything that can be supplied other than Goods.
|The Tax rate specified in Article 3 of the Decree-Law.
|The arrival of Goods from abroad into the State or receiving Services from outside the State.
|Goods that have been imported, and would not be exempt if supplied in the State.
|Services that have been imported where the place of supply is in the State, and would not be exempt if supplied in the State.
|Natural or legal person.
|Any Person registered or obligated to register for Tax purposes under the Decree-Law.
|Any person obligated to pay Tax in the State under the Decree-Law, whether a Taxable Person or end consumer.
|The manager of a company or a guardian or custodian of a minor or incapacitated person, or any other Person appointed legally to represent another Person.
|A procedure according to which the Taxable Person or his Legal Representative registers for Tax purposes at the Authority.
|Tax Registration Number (TRN)
|A unique number issued by the Authority for each Person registered for Tax purposes.
|The Taxable Person issued with a TRN.
|Recipient of Goods
|Person to whom Goods are supplied or imported.
|Recipient of Services
|Person to whom Services are supplied or imported.
|Information and data specified for Tax purposes and submitted by a Taxable Person in accordance with a form prepared by the Authority.
|All that is received or expected to be received for the supply of Goods or Services, whether in money or other acceptable forms of payment.
|Any activity conducted regularly, on an ongoing basis and independently by any Person, in any location, such as industrial, commercial, agricultural, professional, service or excavation activities or anything related to the use of tangible or intangible property.
|A supply of Goods or Services for Consideration while conducting Business in the State, where no Tax is due and no Input Tax may be recovered except according to the provisions of the Decree-Law.
|A supply of Goods or Services for a Consider
ation by a Person conducting Business in the State, and does not include Exempt Supplies.
|Anything considered a supply and treated as a Taxable Supply according to the instances stated in the Decree-Law.
|Tax paid by a Person or due from him when Goods or Services are supplied to him, or when conducting an Import.
|Tax charged on a Taxable Supply and any supply considered to be a Taxable Supply.
|Amounts that were paid and can be repaid by the Authority to the Taxpayer pursuant to the provisions of the Decree-Law.
|Tax that is calculated and charged pursuant to the Decree-Law.
|Tax that is due for payment to the Authority.
|The specified timeframe, for which Payable Tax shall be calculated and paid.
|A written or electronic document in which the occurrence of a Taxable Supply is recorded with details pertaining to it.
|Tax Credit Note
|A written or electronic document in which the occurrence of any amendment to a Taxable Supply that reduces or cancels it is recorded and the details pertaining to it.
|Federal and local ministries, government departments, government agencies, authorities and public institutions in the State.
|Societies and associations of public welfare not aiming to make a profit that are listed within a decision issued by the Cabinet upon the recommendation of the Minister.
|Mandatory Registration Threshold
|An amount specified in this Decision that if exceeded by the value of Taxable Supplies or is anticipated to be exceeded, the supplier must apply for Tax Registration.
|Voluntary Registration Threshold
|An amount specified in this Decision that if exceeded by the value of Taxable Supplies or taxable expenses or is anticipated to be exceeded, the supplier may apply for Tax Registration.
|Shipment, packaging and securing cargo, preparation of Customs documents, container management, loading, unloading, storing and moving of Goods, or any another closely related services or services that are necessary to conduct the transportation services.
|Place of Establishment
|The place where a Business is legally established in a country pursuant to its decision of establishment, in which significant management decisions are taken or central management functions are conducted.
|Any fixed place of business, other than the Place of Establishment, in which the Person conducts his business regularly or permanently and where sufficient human and technology resources exist to enable the Person to supply or acquire Goods or Services, including the Person’s branches.
|Place of Residence
|The place where a Person has a Place of Establishment or Fixed Establishment, in accordance with the provisions of the Decree-Law.
|Any person who does not own a Place of Establishment or Fixed Establishment in the State and usually does not reside in the State.
|Two or more Persons who are not separated in economic, financial or regulatory aspects, where one can control the others either by Law, or through the acquisition of shares or voting rights.
|Any area specified by a decision of the Cabinet upon the recommendation of the Minister, as a Designated Zone for the purpose of the Decree-Law.
|Goods departing the State or the provision of Services to a Person whose Place of Establishment or Fixed Establishment is outside the State, including Direct and Indirect Export.
|An Export of Goods to a destination outside of the Implementing States, where the supplier is responsible for arranging transport or appointing an agent to do so on his behalf.
|An Export of Goods to a destination outside of the Implementing States, where the overseas customer is responsible for arranging the collection of the Goods from the supplier in the State and who exports the Goods himself, or has appointed an agent to do so on his behalf.
|A Recipient of Goods who does not have a Place of Establishment or Fixed Establishment in the State, does not reside in the State, and does not have a Tax Registration Number.
|Any instrument that gives the right to receive Goods or Services against the value stated thereon or the right to receive a discount on the price of the Goods or Services. Vouchers do not include postage stamps issued by the Emirates Post Group.
|Business assets designated for long-term use.
|Capital Assets Scheme
|A scheme by which initially recovered Input Tax is adjusted based on actual use during a specified time.
|Amounts charged to a Person by the Authority for a breach of the provisions of the Decree-Law and the Federal Law No. 7 of 2017 on Tax Procedures.
|Two or more Persons registered with the Authority for Tax purposes as a single Taxable Person in accordance with the provisions of the Decree-Law.
|Notification to the concerned Person or his Tax Agent or Legal Representative of decisions issued by the Authority through the means stated in the Federal Law No. 7 of 2017 on the Tax Procedures.
|The use of illegal means by a Person resulting in lowering the amount of Due Tax, non-payment of the Due Tax or a refund of Tax that he does not have the right to have refunded under the Decree-Law.
|Federal Decree Law No. 8 of 2017 on Value Added Tax.