Freelancer in the UAE

May 2019

Dubai is building world’s greatest halal brands. How to get halal certificate?

The UAE is a Muslim- majority country where it is extremely important for halal goods that are produced or sold. The government of UAE maintains regular checks on the quality of the goods and services that are being provided within the country. It also makes sure no one deviates from the legal boundaries. In fact, a business owner will require halal certification in order to provide certain products and services to the market. This obviously is not the case when [...]

March 2019

industries are investing in Dubai to setup their business

What industries are investing in Dubai to setup their business?

United Arab Emirates has an estimated population of 9.4 million, of which more than 80% are expatriates which are either business owners with their own setup or employed in a wide range of sectors. The government favors foreign direct investment, especially in Dubai which is highly known for its free zone company formation. According to Dubai FDI Monitor report, Dubai attracted Dh27.3 billion ($7.4bn) of inward foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2017, a 7.1% increase from the previous year 2016. [...]

May 2018

How to register for VAT as a freelancer in the UAE

How to Register For VAT as A Freelancer in the UAE

If you are an entrepreneur in UAE, you must be aware about the introduction on VAT in UAE. Its’ been already few months that businesses are complying with VAT regulations since its introduction from January 1, 2018. Big corporations due to their size and expertise are adapting well to the rules. However, there is some amount of misunderstanding amongst freelance professionals and self-employed individuals whether they are liable for VAT registration or not? And if yes, what is the procedure? In [...]