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VAT and international trade

VAT and international trade
VAT and international trade
VAT and international trade
Get ready for VAT

Businesses with revenues of over $100,000 must be registered and be ready for VAT implementation from 1 January 2018.A critical success factor for the VAT implementation will be upskilling yourself and your workforce with the right knowledge and skill-set in the coming months.

With this in mind, PwC’s Academy, the education and training business of PwC, has designed a suite of fit-for-purpose VAT courses that cover the fundamentals of the new VAT framework, it’s impact on business and the technical and financial acumen required to manage this change.

1 day
CPE credits
CPE credits
modules available
modules available
VAT and international trade

VAT is a consumption based tax and the GCC VAT is applicable on certain transactions where goods or services are consumed within the GCC.

In this course delegates will get an insight into how VAT should be accounted for with respect to cross border transactions, both between different countries within the GCC and trading with entities outside the GCC.

VAT and international trade

PwC has a proven track record of helping solve tomorrow’s problems today and at the heart of that is our belief in the importance of training. We aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills to embrace the many challenges of this new regime.

Our global network of expert professionals bring their knowledge and practical experience, gained from working within leading organisations, including many in jurisdictions with established VAT systems, into the classroom to give an insight into the commercial and practical realities of working with VAT.

It is of vital importance to prepare early. Our award winning Academy has a proven track record in finance and business training, and 100% pass rates* in our tax professional qualifications, so we can support our client’s business and people in preparation for January 2018, and beyond.

Practical learning. Using practical examples, quizzes and case studies, and supplemented by e-learning support tools, our courses enhance the learning experience and help improve retention and on-the-job application.

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  • 5% early bird discount for registrations completed one month before course
  • 10% corporate discount for a minimum of 3 registrations
  • 15% group discount for 4 or more registrations.

Discounts cannot be combined.

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Course structure

Delegates will get a clear understanding of:

Topic 1

The meaning of International Trade

  • Trading with countries outside the GCC
  • Trading with countries within the GCC

How to determine the place of supply

  • What are the general rules for supplies of goods and services

The reverse charge mechanism

Trading within and outside a freezone

The interaction of customs duties and VAT

Documentation requirements with respect to cross border transaction

Can input VAT on imports and acquisitions from GCC countries bere claimed


There are no scheduled dates for this course. Fill out the form to check future dates or deliver the course in-house

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