United Arab Emirates: Strict enforcement of labour laws may lead to penalties for non-complying companies

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Although there are no personal income tax obligations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), there are certain mandatory requirements that employers are expected to comply with. The UAE has begun to enforce various rules that were implemented in the last few years and are stricter in issuing and renewing work authorizations and residency permits when companies are noncompliant with local labour laws.