Penalties for Violations of Tax Laws in the UAE

Taxes are one of the prime sources of revenue for most economies. Tax compliance is important for the smooth functioning of the overall economy of a country. Governments need to collect taxes timely and completely in order to provide essential services to the citizens. However, the collection of taxes is not […]

VAT Health Check in the UAE: Key Information

What is a VAT Health Check? A “VAT health check” is an audit of a company’s VAT compliance and reporting procedures and processes. The VAT health check (VHC) aims to find areas where the business could do better and ensure it follows all the right VAT rules, regulations, and procedures. It […]

KYC Best Practices: AML in the UAE

Introduction: Money laundering is the process of disguising illegally obtained money as legal money. This is usually done by moving funds through a series of transactions, mostly involving foreign banks, in order to conceal the true origin of the money. Anti-money laundering (AML) refers to a set of laws, regulations, and […]