FTA VAT Voluntary
correct VAT errors by FTA VAT voluntary disclosure UAE is a very complicated
question. It will be a disaster if a business makes an error or mistake while
submitting VAT and then make another error while submitting a VAT voluntary
Voluntary Disclosure UAE is a form provided by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA)
according to which the Taxpayer notifies the FTA of an error or omission in a
Tax Return, Tax Assessment, or Tax Refund application. VAT voluntary disclosure
form is commonly known as VAT211.
How to correct VAT
errors by FTA VAT Voluntary Disclosure UAE
purpose of the VAT voluntary disclosure form is to allow the taxable persons or
businesses to voluntarily disclose the mistakes or error they have committed in
the previous VAT returns or VAT refunds, by making a correction or omission.
can use the VAT voluntary disclosure – form 211 to inform the Federal Tax
Authority (FTA) about the mistakes they have done while submitting a VAT return
or applying for the VAT refund. It will allow the taxable businesses to rectify
the mistakes or errors voluntarily before the authority finds it before a VAT
audit or through an assessment.
When you should
submit a VAT Voluntary Disclosure Form?
be specific scenarios where a VAT Voluntary Disclosure Form should or can be
used by taxpayers and submitted to the FTA. This would, in general, be in cases
where a taxpayer becomes aware of an error or omission in a VAT Return, VAT
Assessment or VAT Refund application, as below:
If you become aware that a VAT return submitted by you to the FTA or a VAT Assessment sent to you by the FTA is incorrect, which resulted in a calculation of the Payable Tax being less than it should have been, you must submit a VAT Voluntary Disclosure to correct such error.
If you become aware that a VAT return submitted by you to the FTA or a VAT Assessment sent to you by the FTA is incorrect, which resulted in a calculation of the Payable Tax being more than it should have been, you may submit a VAT Voluntary Disclosure to correct such error.
If you become aware that a VAT refund application submitted by you to the FTA is incorrect, which resulted in calculating the refund amount to which you are entitled being more than it should have been, you must submit a Voluntary Disclosure to correct such error.
When you should NOT
submit a VAT Voluntary Disclosure?
are not required to submit a Voluntary Disclosure for the underpaid tax if the
amount of the Payable Tax is not more than AED 10,000 as long as the person is
able to correct the error in the Tax Return for the tax period in which the
error has been discovered.
Time frame for
submitting a VAT Voluntary Disclosure
disclosure must be made within 20 business days of discovering the error or
penalties may apply.
taxable businesses must submit their VAT returns correctly and accurately
within the time frame specified by the FTA.
must ensure that the VAT Return Filing has been submitted as per the FTA laws,
it will minimize the frequency of using the VAT Voluntary Disclosure Form 211
to avoid VAT fines and penalties.
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Disclosure form requires a very keen consideration and there are many factors
which should be followed as per the FTA law and it may well be worth-while
obtaining professional advice of a registered tax consultants prior to making
any Voluntary Disclosures, so that the potential flow on consequences can be
considered and addressed. If you have made any error while handling your VAT,
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