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Accounting Record Keeping Under Corporate Tax

Accounting Record keeping & Auditing

Other than in case of TAX group (Consolidated), UAE entities need to prepare and maintain stand-alone FS for CT purposes


Penalty for Non-Compliance

If the taxable person fails to maintain all the records, documents and other information to

  • AED 10,000 for each violation
  • AED 20,000 for each subsequent violation within 24 months from the date of the last violation
  • AED 5,000, If the taxable person fails to submit data, records and documents related to Corporate Tax in Arabic to the FTA when requested

Note: The Authority may seek further information through auditable documents to verify a person’s Tax obligations and registration responsibility status.


Accounting Record keeping required

Records to be maintained in English and if requested to be translated in Arabic


Ministerial Decision no. 114 – Accounting Standards and Method of Accounting for Corporate Tax Law


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