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 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.
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.