Regarding VAT special offers the government is urging companies to reconsider their wording in order not to contravene UAE VAT rules. At the same time retailers should check if their products fall under the zero-rate VAT category or are exemptfrom VAT.
Sole establishments in the UAE
The second guidance is regarding “Sole Establishments”which are businesses owned and operated by one individual. In case that individual owns more than one sole establishment then they do not need to register for VAT independently. In this case only one VAT number is needed which will be in the name of the owner and turnover from all these establishments will be calculated and be subjected to VAT as a whole.