VAT Returns Filing has to be done through online portal of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) available under e-services. The form used for VAT return filing is called Form VAT 201. A taxable person is responsible to submit VAT return in the UAE in the prescribed format given by the FTA. Every taxable person is required to submit the VAT Return within 28 days from the end of each Tax period prescribed by the FTA. This must be in accordance with the provisions of the UAE VAT law. The taxable person is also liable to remit the amount of tax due to the FTA within the time frame specified by the UAE VAT Law; ie within 28 days from the end of each tax period.
Who should register for VAT?
As per the criteria released by the Federal Tax Authority, all businesses with taxable supplies worth more than AED 375,000 need to register for VAT.
How do we help you for filing your VAT Return – Form VAT201?
How the VAT returns – Form VAT201 – are filed?
VAT Returns are to be filed through online portal of the FTA. One has to access the VAT Return Form by login into the e-services of the FTA portal by using the respective user name and password. Our Tax Expert will help you fill the VAT return form with all relevant information within the due date prescribed by the authority.
What are the information to be provided in the VAT Return?
The VAT return discloses the Tax amount due (or refundable as the case may be) for a particular Tax Period. One has to disclose the total output tax payable as well as the input credit available against such Output separately. Excess of Output Tax over and above the Input Tax for a tax period is the amount of Tax Liability to be paid. The content of the VAT Return Form includes the following: