It is important to understand any potential obligations you or your business may have in respect of the UAE Excise Tax.
The FTA is committed to providing extensive support and guidance to assist you with your Excise Tax obligations. However, the responsibility lies with the business to make sure that any required compliance obligations are fulfilled.
The FTA has the power to conduct audits and impose penalties on those who are not compliant with their Excise Tax obligations.
Excise Tax is currently applicable across the UAE on goods referred to as ‘excise goods’ at the following rates:
- 50% for carbonated drinks
- 100% for tobacco products
- 100% for energy drinks
To find out more, you may explore the links below
If you are a business importing, producing or releasing ‘excise goods’ you should be aware of your Excise Tax responsibilities.
Please follow this link to find out more about your Excise Tax registration obligations.
If you are a warehouse keeper and would like to register, please see the guide for the detailed process
If you are involved in supplying tobacco and related products, you should be aware of your responsibilities under the digital tax stamp scheme.