UAE VAT reconsideration allows a taxable person to
appeal for the review of the decision made by FTA. All the companies in UAE
must be aware of the tax laws to run their businesses smoothly. If the
companies do not follow the tax laws issued by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA),
they will get VAT fines and penalties.
There are many situations when the businesses follow
the rules and regulations of FTA and still get fines and penalties. In such
circumstances, the taxpayer is not convinced with the decision of FTA. In such
cases, the taxpayer may apply for VAT Reconsideration.
What is UAE VAT
Any business or a person who received a penalty from
FTA can apply for VAT reconsideration in UAE within 20 business days after
receiving the penalty. The authority will review the decision and might waive
off the penalties if the business proves the case by UAE VAT reconsideration.
How to apply for UAE
UAE VAT reconsideration form is available on the FTA
website. Businesses can submit VAT reconsideration online. If you wish to
submit a reconsideration form about any decisions made by FTA then you must
submit the application and any supporting documents in Arabic only. FTA will
not look into any cases where an application or supporting documents are
submitted in English.
for the VAT Reconsideration Form?
If you are not agreed with the penalty decision taken
by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA), it is possible to request them to
reconsider the decision. VAT reconsideration form can be submitted by the tax
registrant, non-registrants, or by a tax agent.
Before submitting a VAT reconsideration, you must
prepare a strong case with evidence and justified reasons that why a penalty
should not be imposed.
Following are the documents required for the submission
of the UAE VAT reconsideration form:
of the authorized signatory.
Emirates ID of
the authorized signatory
Authorization (POA or MOA)
study letter detailing the facts of the matter along with the supporting
documentation with legal references.
Response Duration of
UAE VAT Reconsideration
For valid and complete Clarification requests, a
response may take up to 40 business days. For incomplete requests, the FTA will
request additional information, and a response can take up to 40 business days
after the re-submission.
GoTrack Auditing is clearly well placed to assist
clients with any reconsideration application, and has a wealth of local and
international experience in assisting clients in precisely this area of the
application of the VAT laws applicable to businesses operating in the region.