The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has conducted two simultaneous awareness and inspection campaigns to verify compliance with the ‘Marking Tobacco and Tobacco Products
The Federal Tax Authority also called on consumers to ensure that there are digital tax stamps on tobacco packages that they are buying and inform the competent regulatory authorities should they discover any violating dealers.
Dubai Municipality has confiscated huge quantities of tobacco and pan products that do not conform to the approved UAE specifications and do not bear a digital tax stamp, in Ras Al Khor.
Ajman DED and MPDA closed an illegal warehouse in the Second Industrial Area of Al Jarf, for manufacturing and packaging tobacco and Mu’assel (flavoured shisha tobacco) products.
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) announced on Monday that the total value of tax liabilities related to the seizures performed during inspection campaigns reached Dhs2.74 million.
A new shipment of cigarette packets marked with the Digital Tax Stamps approved by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has made it to Dubai. The Stamps will be electronically tracked to ensure Excise Tax due on tobacco products has been settled. In a press statement issued on Saturday,
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) asserted that its recent decision to postpone the final step of phase two of the Marking Tobacco and Tobacco Products Scheme until January 1, 2021, does not affect the first two steps that were already implemented, nor does it impact the Excise Tax rates.
Tobacco companies are deliberately using "deadly" tactics to target children and get them hooked on smoking. 44 million children aged 13 to 15 were smoking, while many more pre-teens could be added to that number, the World Health Organization said
A commissioned 2019 global study has reflected that people want tobacco manufacturers to be more responsible in their research-and-development of new products as they also want governments to claw in more teeth into their tobacco use reduction programmes.
Importing any type of waterpipe tobacco (known in Arabic as ‘Mu’assel’) or electrically heated cigarette plugs that are not marked with ‘Digital Tax Stamps’ will be prohibited across the UAE as of 1st March 2020, asserted the Federal Tax Authority, FTA.