Implementing VAT in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Macroeconomic analysis

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Implementing VAT in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Speaker: Alex Baulf, Associate Director International Indirect Tax, Grant Thornton UK LLP

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    100 min

The implementation of this new tax system by the GCC is a significant shift in tax policy for the region. This webcast will help you understand how the VAT introduction will impact business operations.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the new GCC VAT and the key provisions of the new policy
  • Gain insight into implementation challenges and compliance issues
  • Understand the major implication of VAT on business operations in the GCC and its impact on your company and clients

£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Product information

Overview

From January 2018, value added tax (VAT) will be introduced in GCC countries. The GCC includes Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman. The implementation of this new tax system by the GCC is a significant shift in tax policy for the region. This webcast will help you understand how the VAT introduction will impact business operations.

In this webcast, Alex Baulf, an Associate Director of International Indirect Tax for Grant Thornton UK, will review the background and details of the new VAT policy, including key compliance issues and related planning opportunities.

Additionally, this webcast will discuss the implications of the introduction of VAT on businesses in the GCC as well as companies around the world with operations in the GCC.

Topics discussed:

  • Summary of the new VAT policy

  • Compliance issues associated with VAT in the GCC

  • Implications on business operations in the GCC and non-resident companies dealing with businesses in the GCC

    This is an online, audio course; it is also available as part of the CGMA Essentials.

Who should take this course?

  • Businesses in the GCC
  • Companies around the world with operations and/or customers in the GCC
  • Practitioners serving clients with business operations in the GCC

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:100 min
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speaker

  • Alex Baulf, Associate Director International Indirect Tax, Grant Thornton UK LLP

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