A warning to all UAE residents to avoid spreading false information or rumours about newly-implemented VAT (Value Added Tax). The government has posted an announcement for everyone to be careful in circulating unreliable news and updates.
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) is where you can find details and news on VAT and you can check the official website and social media handle for reference when obtaining information.
Government Warns Residents to be Wary of False Information on VAT
Below is the said message posted by the UAE Federal Tax Authority announced in their official Twitter account:
— Uaetax (@Uaetax) January 6, 2018
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) calls on citizens and residents to be wary of uninformed and unreliable sources of information who are circulating misleading information around the introduction of VAT in the country.
The FTA emphasizes on the importance of referencing and checking accurate sources of information, such as the statements issued by the Ministry of Finance and the Federal Tax Authority; through the FTA official website: www.tax.gov.ae and official social media account handle, @uaetax.
The FTA’s official website is continuously updated with comprehensive detail and accurate information and answers to tax related questions and inquiries in the UAE.