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Quick Guide to VAT in Bahrain

28 January 2019

Quick Guide to VAT in Bahrain

On 1 January 2019, the Kingdom of Bahrain became the third Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state to introduce VAT at the standard rate of 5%, following the United Arab Emirates and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In this quick guide, you’ll find answers to some frequently asked questions and topics.

  • What are the taxpayer registration timelines?
  • Is it mandatory to register if you’re a non-resident person?
  • What are tax implications and documentation for intra-GCC transactions?
  • What filing rules apply?

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