VAT De-registration Services



A taxable person must apply for VAT De-registration with FTA if he is no more maintaining the conditions required to be maintained for registration. Under the following two conditions a taxable person must apply for deregistration.

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    The person stops making taxable supplies and does not expect to make any taxable supplies over the next 12-month period
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    The person’s taxable supplies/expenses during the last twelve months are less than the voluntary registration threshold of AED 187,500, and the person does not anticipate to exceed this threshold in the next 30 days

The taxable person must apply for de-registration within 20 business days of the occurrence of either of the above two order for the de-registration to be successful the taxable person must settle any pending amount of VAT due or penalties imposed (if any).

After approval of the de-registration application, the person will no more be a taxable person and he must not charge VAT on supplies to its clients in any case.

FTA can proceed to cancel a taxable person’s VAT registration if FTA found that the person is not meeting the conditions required to maintain his VAT registration.

A penalty of AED 10,000 shall be imposed by FTA if the registered person does not apply for de-registration within the stipulated time frame.

AKM Accounting Can help you to file your application for deregistration with FTA. Let us know if you need us to assess or initiate your VAT deregistration application