19 - 21 April, 2020 | Dubai, UAE

Ashfaque Patel

General Manager - International Tax Al Futtaim Group

Ash Patel is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK), member of Accountants and Auditors Association (AAA, UAE) holding a Master of Science (MSc) in Professional Accountancy from the University of London. He has 19 years of Tax experience comprising twelve years of International Tax experience in Dubai and seven years of Corporate Tax and Personal Tax experience in a Tax Practice in London. During his career, Ash has had the opportunity to interact with the Tax Authorities as well as Finance Ministries in more than 30 Countries. Ash is currently the General Manager of International Tax at the Al-Futtaim Group supporting the Group in managing and executing group wide tax initiatives, tax strategies, and tax policies.

Conference Day One Monday, 17 June 2019

Monday, June 17th, 2019

4:00 PM Key Enabler – Approaching Gcc Vat

What will the consequences of rolling out VAT in GCC look like?
With UAE and Saudi taking the first leap of implementation of VAT, the other GCC countries are not far behind. The question is how will VAT Impact on intra-GCC trade operations and Reverse Charge Mechanism for intra-GCC imports.
  • With current VAT being at 5%, is there a possibility of seeing it move higher in the near future?
  • What are the key lessons learnt with Saudi and UAE?

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