Monthly Archives: February 2016

News: VAT in the UAE confirmed from 1st January 2018

It has now been formally confirmed  by the GCC Supreme Council that the UAE will be introducing VAT (Value Added Tax) with effect from 1st January 2018 at a rate of 5%. Other countries in the GCC (Gulf Co-operation Council) … Continue reading

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Medical insurance for maids, other domestic staff and dependents

I have written about the new Dubai Health Authority (DHA) rules several times but as the deadline for Phase 3 is fast approaching I thought it would be useful to clarify the requirements and explain how you can arrange suitable … Continue reading

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