Guide For VAT Deregistration UAE Under VAT Law
VAT Deregistration means to cancel their VAT registration with FTA. I noticed in the market there is a lot of confusion going on related to vat registration. Let’s understand about Deregistration. Suppose Business is registered under the VAT but businesses stop making taxable transactions. Then it’s mandatory for a business to cancel their registration with FTA (Federal Tax Authority). The business has to submit the application for deregistration With the required documents to FTA, then FTA will cancel the registration.
Deregistration is important as VAT registration and businesses should have a good understanding of which circumstances they should apply for deregistration otherwise they will get heavy plenty from FTA for late application for VAT deregistration. Businesses must apply for VAT deregistration within 20 business days of becoming eligible for VAT deregistration. If a business gets late then has to pay AED10,000 plenty that is charged by the FTA.
The Tax payable business must know all the procedures of the Deregistration. The expert advice of the best VAT consultancy services should be taken to know how to register or deregister. On time deregistration and in the right way prevents the plenties.
VAT Deregistration Eligibility
It is an online process. Businesses and individuals who are registered can apply for deregistration in two situations.
- After registering with VAT If the business annual turnover is not above AED 187,500, They can apply for the Deregistration.
- If a business is no longer dealing with the taxable supplies then they have to apply for the deregistration.
Under FTA guidelines Deregistration there are two norms for deregistration.
- Compulsory VAT-Deregistration
- Voluntary VAT Deregistration
The business tax payable transactions are below the voluntary registration threshold limit. In this condition, the registered business and individuals become eligible for the Compulsory VAT-Deregistration. Businesses must apply for the deregistration to avoid the plenties.
Voluntary VAT Deregistration
The business applied for the Voluntary registration on 1st April after 12 months on 31st March business not made tax payable transaction equal to AED 187,000, The business and individuals shall analyze and evaluate the tax payable transaction for the next 30 days if the taxable supplies will exceed then they can apply for VAT Deregistration in the next 20 days.
Guide To Apply For VAT Deregistration
It’s an online process and easily accessible with the FTA portal. To apply for the VAT deregistration, Companies and individuals have to submit the application form to FTA along with required documents and the valid reason then FTA will verify the reason and documents and If the reason is valid then FTA will approve the Deregistration. FTA approves the status of the return, Outstanding tax Payment, and any plenty that is pending. If FTA found any outstanding and plenty then you have to clear them otherwise FTA will not approve the deregistration.
Deregistration For VAT Group
The Group vat deregistration is similar to the individual’s deregistration. There only Criteria apply for it.
- VAT Deregistration approves when the group is no longer meets the considered conditions.
- The tax status of the group may lead to tax evasion then the FTA approves the Deregistration
- If the constituent member of the company is no longer financially associated with the group.
Procedure of the VAT Deregistration
Step 1- You have to login into your FTA account. On the homepage, you can see the option of Deregistration.
Step 2 - Click on the Deregistration button then the form will open. Fill the form correctly and send it for review and approval.
Now you have applied for the VAT Deregistration successfully. FTA will review the application and then confirm it. When FTA approves the Deregistration, you can check the status there will be pre-approved status at the place of the VAT Deregistration. Now you have to submit the final return, after that, you have to clear all the outstanding liabilities in order to complete the VAT Deregistration process.
Hope this short guide helps you. If you have any questions and doubt feel free to reach risians accounting. Risians accounting is a certified and FTA-approved accounting firm in dubai. Allow us to take care of your business accounting, VAT registration and deregistration, auditing, and other accounting work.
WRITTEN BY Mr. Abbas