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) has conducted two simultaneous awareness and inspection campaigns to verify compliance with the ‘Marking Tobacco and Tobacco Products
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has called on all businesses registered for Excise Tax to comply with the minimum price that has been fixed for tobacco products and update it in the Authority’s system,
Authority called on all cigarette dealers and producers in the UAE to comply with these measures in order to avoid the penalties outlined in the Cabinet Decision on Violations of Procedures for Marking Tobacco and Tobacco Products.
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has ramped up its preparations ahead of implementing the ban on importing any type of waterpipe tobacco (known in Arabic as ‘Mu’assel’) and electrically heated cigarette plugs unless they carry the ‘Digital Tax Stamps (DTS)’ as of March 1, 2020.
The second phase of the Marking Tobacco and Tobacco Products Scheme is set to commence from today (Sunday), with the scheme aiming to utilise the latest digital solutions to boost the efficiency of tax control systems
Energy drinks include any beverages which are marketed, or sold as an energy drink, and containing stimulant substances that provide mental and physical stimulation, which includes without limitation: caffeine, taurine, ginseng and guarana.
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.