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Parting gift: Tourists can reclaim VAT from November 18, says tax authority

Parting gift: Tourists can reclaim VAT from November 18, says tax authority

Tourists coming to the United Arab Emirates will be able to claim a refund any value added tax (VAT) they pay while making purchases inside the country from November 18 onwards, the emirates’ tax authority announced on Monday.

The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) said in a statement that the refund process will be carried out in two phases. The first will start on November 18 and will allow tourists leaving airports in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah to reclaim VAT on purchases made on November 18 onwards.

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