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  • Your Tax Bite

    A Podcast Series by BDO UAE Tax Team


Your Tax Bite

28 November 2022

BDO UAE is pleased to announce its new series: The Tax Bite, a podcast series for accountants, bookkeepers and tax professionals in the UAE. Each episode features a discussion about local and global tax issues affecting UAE businesses. The Tax Bite will be hosted by a regular team of experienced tax experts, supported by guest speakers and subject matter experts. We will cover all aspects of UAE tax: VAT, Excise Tax, Customs Duties, Economic Substance Regulations and Country by Country Reporting. Upcoming episodes will feature discussions on:

  • The impending introduction of Corporate Tax
  • Global tax trends affecting the UAE
  • Tax news from the FTA and the tax courts
  • And much, much more


Episode 6: Monthly Tax Round-Up November 2022 Edition

It’s an exciting time for UAE Tax, which is going through a period of change and improvement. In this podcast we discuss Emara Tax, the FTA’s new and enhanced tax management platform, which will offer tax payers new features and flexibility when managing their tax affairs. We also take a look at the changes that flow from the recent updating of the Tax Procedures law and the VAT Executive Regulations.



Episode 5: Monthly Tax Round-Up October 2022 Edition

Almost five years after the introduction of VAT, the UAE Decree-Law on VAT has been fully updated and refreshed. Join our tax team for a discussion on the changes, and what they mean for UAE businesses.



Episode 4: Monthly Tax Round-Up September 2022 Edition

In this month’s podcast our tax team will be discussing the FTA’s new guidance on lost goods and refund claims for mosques. We will also look at the VAT refund scheme for business visitors and the impending close of the grace period.



Episode 3: Monthly Tax Round-Up August 2022 Edition

Our August tax podcast for the UAE is now ready to download. In the podcast our team gives a round up of the latest news on the introduction of corporate tax and takes a deep dive into the VAT, ESR and corporate tax implications of doing business in the UAE’s free zones.



Episode 2: Monthly Tax Round-Up July 2022 Edition

This months’ Tax bite, our tax podcast for the UAE, is now ready for you to download and enjoy. In the podcast our team gives an update on the introduction of corporate tax and the FTA’s recent clarification for the gold sector. We also explain some common problems that arise with VAT registration and VAT deregistration, and certain designated zone transactions.


Episode 1: Monthly Tax Round-Up June 2022 Edition

Join Brian Conn, Mufaddal Safdari and Amrita Chandwani for a podcast discussion about the latest news on the introduction of Corporate Tax to the UAE, and the FTA’s new whistleblower scheme.