On 28 April 2021, the UAE Cabinet of Ministers gave Decision No. 49/2021 decreasing punishments on VAT Registration and Excise Tax to help taxpayers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new arrangements will be pertinent 60 days from April 28, 2021. As of this composition, the new strategies are yet to be point by point by the FTA; be that as it may, Khaleej Times has reported the accompanying corrections:
LATE PAYMENT PENALTIES
According to the current Cabinet Resolution No. 40/2017 on Administrative Penalties for Violations of Tax Laws in the UAE, the late installment punishments comprising of:
2% of the neglected tax is expected promptly once the installment of Payable Tax is late;
4% is expected on the seventh day following the cutoff time for installment, on the measure of tax which is as yet neglected; and
1% everyday punishment charged on any sum that is as yet neglected one schedule month following the cutoff time for installment with an upper roof of (300%).
Going ahead, the late installment punishment will be diminished from 1% each day to 4% each month while a 300% cap will be held.
Considering the new correction, the reprieve program will fabulous up to a 30% decrease of the punishment sum gave the taxpayer settled punishments before December 31, 2021.
Intentional DISCLOSURE (“VD”) PENALTY
It is normal the VD punishments will likewise be updated, alongside the specialized methods. As far as possible for forcing the late installment punishments for the accommodation of the VD will be changed from the first VAT Return due date to 20 workdays after the accommodation of the VD.
The above-expected changes will urge taxpayers to reveal intentionally the blunders distinguished through the accommodation of the VD.
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