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The excise tax was introduced in 2017 across the UAE. The excise tax is also known as the “sin tax” is a form of indirect tax levied on specific goods which are considered harmful to human health or the environment.

The implementation of excise tax in UAE includes tobacco products, carbonated, and energy drinks. Starting from December 1, 2019, Excise tax in UAE will also be implemented on electronic cigarettes electronic liquids, and sweetened drinks

Businesses that are required under the UAE Federal Decree-Law No. 7 of 2017 on Excise Tax should register to the e-services portal of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA).

The Federal Tax Authority has the power to conduct audits of taxable corporates and subsequently impose administrative penalties for non-compliance with the law.

With AL SAADI & ASSOCIATES AUDITING, our tax experts will make sure that any required compliance obligations are fulfilled. Contact us now for your free consultation!

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