Value Added Tax (VAT) Implementation

  • 17 October 2017
  • 18:30 - 21:00
  • InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi, Meeting Quarter 1


Registration is closed

Join the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi together with other business groups for an informative session regarding Value Added Tax (VAT).

The UAE has announced the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) from 1 January 2018. The registration for VAT will start by third quarter of 2017.

Hence, the key question for business right is how to prepare and how long will it take my business to get ready? If you have not already started, NOW is the time for you to start preparing and analyzing in detail how VAT will impact your business.

Yann Mrazek, Managing Partner of M-HQ, will make a presentation and answer all your questions during a comprehensive 45-minute session on 17 October from 18.30 hrs to 21 hrs at the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi (location). Following the presentation you are invited to book a one-on-one session and address your individual questions to Re/Think representatives.


  • Entrepreneurs
  • Tax directors
  • Financial controllers / Head of Corporate Finance
  • Accounting heads/ managers
  • Legal and contract affairs professionals


  • Upon the completion of session you should be able to:
    – Understand the fundamentals of VAT; and
    – Understand the potential impact of VAT on business operations


6.30-7.00pm – Guests registration – canapes and welcome drink served

7.00-8.00pm – Presentation and Q&A

8.00-9.00pm – Networking – canapes and drinks served


CBC Members: 
AED free of charge (registration required)
Non-CBC members: 
AED 100
includes 2 drinks, refreshments and pass around bites.