ESR Filing Deadline Extended Till January 31st, 2021
The Economic Substance Regulations (ESR) compliant has announced the extended its deadline by a month in UAE. It came as a relief to all the businesses as The ESR Notification and the ESR Report were earlier due on December 31, 2020 and can now be submitted on or before January 31.This extensions should be seen as an opportunity to get things done on this period. Businesses were caught in a year end rush having submitted the ESR notifications in June last and the amendment came in September. They had bear extra advisory costs and arbitrary data calculations. This will give the business owners to get their reports in order and make them ESR Compliant.
In this extension period businesses can make the best use of this period to examine ESR implications and undertake the compliance work accordingly. Businesses that have already submitted the Notification or the ESR report will also get the option to amend the submission. Also, these corrections will not result in any kind of penalties. The ESR Compliance Requires the board meeting reports of organizations and if the meeting were not held in person or overseas, then it demands a clarification. The information in the ESR report is very critical for the authorities to check if all the ESR Requirements have been met. The data in the report should be apt and well explained in the report.