Daily Archives: September 13, 2020

FTA issues new basic tax information bulletin

ABU DHABI, The Federal Tax Authority, FTA, has confirmed that higher education institutions making only zero-rated and/or standard-rated supplies may recover input tax in full, except where recovery is specifically blocked. Blocked input tax includes value-added tax, VAT, incurred on certain entertainment services, and motor vehicles that have been purchased, leased, or rented and made

COVID-19 tests are now AED 250 in Dubai

DUBAI, The Dubai Health Authority, DHA, has announced that it has reduced the cost of COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR, tests to AED250, making it more accessible to the public and encourage proactive medical examinations as a precautionary and preventive measure. In a statement issued today, the authority said that it will spare no effort

Dubai Chamber’s webinar addresses practical and legal considerations for businesses during COVID-19

DUBAI, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Taylor Wessing LLP (Dubai Branch), recently organised a webinar, which shed light on some of the most common legal issues that businesses are facing during COVID-19. The webinar, attended by 278 participants representing local and international businesses, offered practical and legal guidance on ensuring business

Al Qassimi Hospital obtains JCI accreditation as centre of excellence for bariatric surgery

SHARJAH, The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, recently announced that Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah has received the advanced international accreditation as a centre of excellence for bariatric surgery from the Joint Commission International, JCI. Al Qassimi Hospital Sharjah is the world’s first hospital outside the United States to receive this prestigious award. This