Since the implementation of VAT in UAE, majority of businesses are aware of the importance of VAT registration, but minority are aware of the crucial process of VAT deregistration and its importance in preventing your business from being fined. Under some circumstances, companies should apply for VAT deregistration within 20 days of being eligible for VAT deregistration not to be subjected to a fine of AED 10,000.
The registered businesses become eligible for mandatory VAT deregistration when the taxable supplies are less than the voluntary registration threshold limit.
The businesses can opt for voluntary VAT deregistration if the taxable supplies for the past 12 months do not exceed the mandatory VAT registration threshold of AED 375, 000 but are above the voluntary registration threshold of AED 187,500.
The eligibility for the VAT deregistration of VAT groups is the same as the criteria for the individual taxable entities. However, certain other criteria also apply to the VAT groups for applying for deregistration:
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Any business can deregister from VAT at any time if it expects turnover in the next 12 months will be less than the deregistration threshold, AED 187,500 or the business stops making taxable supplies
Voluntarily deregistration from VAT can only take effect from current and future dates.
VAT deregistration is an online process that takes places through the FTA Portal.