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Extension of deadline for Qatari and GCC owned businesses operating in Qatar

01 September, 2021

In brief

The General Tax Authority (“GTA”) has issued the Circular No 6 of 2021 on 30 August 2021 granting a second extension of the tax filing deadline for entities owned by resident Qatari / GCC nationals.

In detail 

With the reference to the circular No 2-2021 of 24th March 2021 related to the Tax filing requirements and deadline for Qatari and GCC owned businesses operating in Qatar, the GTA has issued a new circular No 2-2021 granting an extension of the deadline by 4 months, from 31st August 2021 to 31st December 2021.

Entities with a capital less than QR 1 million and an annual revenue less than QR 5 million, which they have the obligation to submit a tax return based on the “simplified tax return format” in Dhareeba along with financial information,

And entities which meet one of the above criteria and have the obligation to submit a detailed tax return in Dhareeba along with final audited financial statements. 

This extension is applicable for accounting year ended in 31 December 2020 and will equally be applicable for accounting periods approved by the GTA that are different to the calendar year (e.g. accounting year ended 31 March 2021).

 

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Sajid Khan

Qatar Tax Leader, PwC Middle East

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Neil O’Brien

Partner, PwC Qatar

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Upuli Kasthuriarachchi

Tax Director, PwC Middle East

Tel: +974 4 419 2807

Farhat Ali Soomro

Tax Senior Manager, PwC Middle East

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Slim Arous

Tax Senior Manager, PwC Middle East

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