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Buy a home and get a free visa and license

We often come across various enchanting offers while planning to buy a property. It can be in the form of a car or any other sort of luxury. But have you ever heard of getting a trade license free, upon buying a home? Dubai has made it possible! You can buy a home in Dubai […]

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50% Reduction on Commercial Fines in Dubai

The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector at the Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced a reduction in commercial fines by 50 %. Only the first fine issued in a calendar year will be able to avail the offer. Unlike in the past one need not request for a settlement; the trader will […]

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A Surge in the Number of Licenses Issued by DED

Dubai is one of the most preferred investment destinations, that has garnered worldwide attention over the last few decades. This is evident from the number of licenses issued in November; the Department of Economic Development (DED) issued 1,748 new licenses during November 2018. 62.3% of the licenses issued were commercial and 35.2%professional. In the month […]

HLB Hamt Approved as a Registered Tax Agent in UAE

HLB HAMT has attained the status of Registered Tax Agency in United Arab Emirates. Hisham Ali Mohamed Taher, founder member & Chairman of HLB Hamt, is the registered tax agent and the tax agency number is (FTA) 30002166. A tax agent is usually appointed on behalf of another person to represent him before the Federal […]

Executive Regulations on Value Added Tax (VAT).

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the executive regulations of Federal Law No.8 of 2017 on Value Added Tax (VAT). The regulations define VAT rules as 5 per cent tax is imposed on the import and supply of goods and […]

Value Added Tax training @HLB Hamt

                        With the announcement by the Ministry of Finance that VAT will be implemented in the UAE by 1st  January, 2018, companies are on a limited timeline to prepare for the first phase of VAT implementation in their business. HLB Hamt tax department have […]

HLB Hamt Wins The DMCC Best Consultant Awards 2017

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) Free Zone Authority, one of the most popular and prestigious Free Zone Authority of UAE has held “DMCC Consultant Awards 2017” in appreciation of the consultants support to DMCC and to recognize the top performing consultants during 2016. HLB Hamt take great pride to be recognised from DMCC as the […]

HLB Hamt Training On “Preparing for VAT Implementation In UAE” With Tax Expert Mr.Jozef Galea

HLB Hamt training on VAT “Preparing for VAT implementation in UAE ” with tax expert Mr. Jozef Galea from HLB Malta held at Dubai on 7th February 2017, attended by 70 finance professionals across UAE to understand its impact on the region and industry and to know the critical considerations for its successful implementation in […]



With the announcement of VAT being implemented in the GCC, countries are on a limited timeline to prepare for the first phase of VAT implementation by 1 January, 2018. As a result of this, a number of GCC countries have already made substantial progress on preparing their tax administration systems and focusing to develop their […]


HLB’s 2016 Asia Pacific Conference deemed a success

HLB’s 2016 Asia Pacific conference, hosted by AASC in Vietnam, brought together 60 attendees from the HLB network in Asia Pacific and the rest of the world, including new members from China, India, Sri Lanka and Mongolia. Non regional members also in attendance were from Boston, Toronto, Minneapolis and San Francisco, highlighting the business interest […]

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