Value Added Tax - VAT Training

by Lynchpin Financial Training Centre

VAT Training in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, VAT Seminar, UAE VAT Implementation

AED 1490

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8 hours
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Course Details

The Essentials of Value Added Tax (VAT)

Course Overview

The course examines the rules and regulations of VAT and clearly demonstrates the procedures and controls that should be in place to ensure VAT returns are submitted accurately and on time.

This seminar will give you a complete understanding of VAT, covering all the essentials and giving you the confidence to know if you are dealing with VAT correctly.

Extra Benefits:

• A Seminar Pack containing the information presented on the day

• A Certificate of Attendance

Learning Outcomes:

Upon the successful completion of this course the participants should be able to:

• Understand the concept of VAT and its impact on the economy

• Understand the impact of VAT on the operational and the financial performance of the business

• Differentiate various types of supplies with reference to VAT

• Differentiate Input VAT and Output VAT

• Categorize the supplies for VAT calculation

• Understand the impact of VAT on the Imports and Exports to the member countries (gulf region) and non-member countries (rest of the world)

• Prepare the invoices including VAT

• Understand the VAT registration process and prepare required documents for VAT registration

• Understand VAT administration, fines and penalties related to VAT filing

• Identify common errors in VAT calculation


VAT Concept

• Concept of VAT

• Motive for VAT

• Input VAT

• Output VAT

• Supplies

        - Goods



• Taxable Supplies

• Reduce rated Supplies

• Zero rated Supplies

• Exempt Supplies


• Reason behind VAT implementation in UAE

• Impact of VAT on UAE Economy

• Impact of VAT on the Businesses

• Why VAT in UAE is different than rest of the world

• Gulf VAT Framework


• Rules for VAT registration

• Rules for VAT De-registration


• When should VAT be accounted for?

• Calculating Input VAT (Purchases)

• Calculating Output VAT (Sales, Services and Gifts)

Short case study Case study for the VAT calculation


• Filing VAT returns

a) VAT Schemes

b) Timing for VAT Filing

• Substantial traders

• Claim for VAT Refunds


• Late submission penalties

• Late payment penalties

• Error and penalties

• Default interest rate


• Calculating output VAT on Export to the member countries and non-member countries

• Calculating input VAT on Imports from member and non-member countries


• Layout of the VAT Invoice

• Charging VAT on Invoice price

• VAT invoices Record Keeping


• Pre-registration input VAT Calculation

• Relief Calculation

• Valuation of Supplies

- Comprehensive case study to cover all the aspects of VAT.

Formed in 2009, today we welcome our clients in three offices located in Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and Abu Dhabi. Having trained over 1100 people across Middle East, we have built reputation of Excellence.

Lynchpin’s comprehensive training services bring an outstanding solution for all your training needs, including: 


  • +80 Soft Skills 

  • Specialist Industry Courses 

  • EMIRATI Development Program 

  • Corporate Finance & Banking Courses 

  • Coaching for Industry Certification Exams Lynchpin Advantage in Financial Training 

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  • “Winner Sets” for Bankers 

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  • Coaching for Financial Certification Exams 

  • One Stop Shop for Specialist Finance Courses 

  • Trainings delivered by Active Industry Specialists with 100% hands-on experience. 


100% Tailored to Meet Unique Business Objectives: Committed to create customer-focused solutions and high quality of our training's to impact your bottom line, we are one of a few organizations which offer 100% tailoring across our product portfolio. 

Our training consultants and experts can develop a customized content, incorporating case studies and examples from your company or business sector; or even a complete bespoke training solution to meet your specific business challenges as well.

Apart from training programs, Lynchpin also offer training consultancy services providing Training Needs Assessment & Analysis

  • Dubai Knowledge Park Branch

    Block 2B, Office: F22, F23 and F24, Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai
  • Al Moroor Branch

    Office No. 302, Chain Office Tower, Al Moroor, Abu Dhabi
  • Teacher's Name
  • Mirza Farrukh
  • Teacher's Experience
  • Mr. Mirza Farrukh Baig | Chartered Accountant Harvard Trained | CEO Lynchpin Group | Credit Risk Professional Mirza Farrukh Baig-Harvard Trained, is one of our Decorated & Talented Trainer and Instructional Designer for Finance, Accounting, Risk Management training courses at Lynchpin Training, with him on the training venue we guarantee the best style of delivery, team engagement, the energy level of the class and the WOW experience by your team is assured. Mirza Farrukh Baig is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a career banker. He has over fifteen years of experience teaching CMA, ACCA, CFA and CA students. He is also the lead corporate trainer at Lynchpin delivering specialized training on Finance and Accounting He has served for eight years in a leading commercial bank in UAE where he was instrumental in strengthening the SME credit risk unit. Apart from approval of banking facilities for SME clients he played instrumental role in developing and implementing the SME credit risk policy of the bank. Currently he is the CEO of Lynchpin Training & Consulting. Farrukh is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan (ICAP). He has been awarded gold medal for outstanding performance in his CA final examination, by ICAP. He also went to Harvard Business School to Executive Entrepreneurship training program.
  • Gender
  • Male
  • Teacher's Nationality
  • Pakistani

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