United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Key facts United Arab Emirates (UAE) taxation

Free Zones in the UAE are specific areas where companies may be set up with designated licenses and 100% foreign ownership. The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) is one of the fastest growing UAE Free Zones.

  • 100% foreign business ownership
  • Full capital repatriation
  • Zero taxes and duties
  • No tax information exchange agreement with any country
  • No public disclosure of information
  • Simple accounting requirements
  • Variety of freehold, commercial and residential property for sale or lease at competitive rates
  • Legalisation of company documents is not required when used within the UAE
  • Flexible office solutions such as Flexi desks and
  • Service desks/offices
  • Entitled to Tax Residency Certificate