How to prepare VAT Invoices in the UAE

Posted on Nov 25, 2017

How to prepare VAT Invoices in the UAE

As per the FTA, there will be two sorts of invoices for VAT in the UAE:

  • Supply for not as much as the predetermined sum will be considered to keep up a simplified VAT receipt – particularly for supermarkets and retail industry.
  • In any case, supply for more than the predefined sum should make a definite receipt.

The VAT invoice for supply less than the specified amount should consider the below:

  • Tax invoice in a prominent address
  • Name, address & TRN of the supplier
  • Date of issue
  • Goods or services description
  • Total amount payable
  • Total chargeable VAT

The VAT invoice for supplies above than the specified amount should consider the below:

  • “tax invoice” in a conspicuous place
  • Name, address & TRN of supplier/provider            
  • Name, address & TRN of recipient (where they are a registrant)
  • A sequential or unique identifying number
  • Date of issue
  • Date of supply if different to the date of issue
  • Goods or services description
  • Unit price, quantity or volume supplied, rate of tax and amount payable in AED
  • Value of any discount offered
  • Gross value payable in AED
  • Tax amount payable in AED
  • Statement relating to reverse charge if applicable
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