UAE firms can’t recover VAT on entertainment expenses

UAE firms can't recover VAT on entertainment expenses

Companies in the UAE are being reminded that they can’t recover VAT on entertainment expenses for non-employees.

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) says the purchase of snacks and flower arrangements for business meetings are VAT-free as long as they’re not given as gifts to employees.

Speaking to ARN News, Rob Dalla Costa, Director of Tax at KPMG in the Lower Gulf, explains.

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