In the UAE, excise tax registration is mandatory for businesses involved in importing, producing, or storing excise goods, as well as those releasing them from designated zones. MARKEF, located in Dubai, offers top-notch excise tax services.
Businesses engaging in the following activities are responsible for excise tax:
Importing excise goods to the UAE.
Producing excise goods for consumption within the UAE.
Stockpiling excise goods in the UAE under specific circumstances.
Releasing excise goods from designated zones.
Activities requiring Excise Tax Registration:
Businesses releasing excise goods from designated zones, importing, producing, or stockpiling excise goods in the UAE must register for excise tax.
Excise tax in the UAE applies to the following goods:
Carbonated drinks (excluding sparkling water)
Excise Tax Registration Services in UAE
1. Creating an e-Services Account:
Begin the process by generating a unique username and password.
Verify your email address within a 24-hour timeframe.
Access your e-Services account by logging in.
2. Registration for Excise Tax:
Select the option "Register for Excise Tax."
Provide all required information in the designated fields marked with an asterisk (*).
After completing the form, click "Submit for Approval" to initiate the submission process.
3. Payment of Late Registration Penalty:
Navigate to the Dashboard tab to locate the Excise Tax box, which displays the applicable "Late Registration Penalty" amount.
Click on the 'Pay' button to proceed with the payment.
4. Modifying an Approved Excise Tax Registration Form:
Select 'Edit' to make changes to specific editable fields.
Once all necessary amendments are made, click 'Submit Changes'.
The amendments will take effect immediately.
Documents required for excise tax registration
During the process of excise tax registration, you must submit various documents to verify your information. The following are the required supporting documents:
Copy of your passport
Company bank details (including account number, IBAN, bank name, and account title)
Any additional official records that authorize your business to conduct activities within the UAE.
If you require assistance with excise tax matters, MARKEF is here to help. Our services encompass excise tax registration and VAT registration in the UAE. For expert excise tax consultancy and comprehensive excise tax services, please do not hesitate to contact us.