A Guide to VAT Treatment of Charities in UAE

Many charities and non-profit organizations are confused with the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE from January 1, 2018. Charities are set for the welfare of the public as they are not only aimed at making profits as per UAE VAT law. When a charity is considered a taxable person, VAT will be charged if any taxable goods and services are supplied for a charge.

VAT on Donated Goods and Services

Non-Business Activities for VAT in the UAE

Deemed Supply Provision for Charities

Designated Charities



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