The introduction of Value Added Tax will be a significant change for businesses. VAT has a broad scope and businesses will need to consider the impact of VAT on all their transactions and the potential impact on prices and margins.
You should be aware of:
You need to ensure:
From the start you should:
Your systems should allow you:
You need to consider:
This publication has been prepared to provide a general overview of how VAT works and the related operational considerations in order to assist businesses to successfully implement the tax and manage VAT post implementation.
The Egyptian Parliament has discussed and approved the new Value Added Tax (VAT) law on 31 August 2016, and the law has been published in the Official Gazette taking effect on 8 September 2016.
Global VAT Online provides access to current details on VAT/ GST rates, rules and obligations for over 70 countries, across six continents: Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia and Africa.
These details are accompanied by extensive supporting documentation such as copies of return forms, links to useful tax authority and other websites and more.
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