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Old Nov 17th 2009, 3:07 pm
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Default Hello! I just popped in to bring you the good news.....

..... that Qatar has become the first GCC state to introduce income tax

Bill comes into effect on 1 January (although that is simply the bill becoming law - the tax may not be imposed immediately).

Still, we're doomed I tell you, doomed...........
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Old Nov 17th 2009, 3:09 pm
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is Des O'Connor dead ?

Where've you been ?

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Old Nov 17th 2009, 3:16 pm
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is Des O'Connor dead ?

Where've you been ?

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Des O'Connor? That one has gone way over my head I'm afraid... must be Kingdom City humour?

Been all over..... Beirut, Singapore and Sydney (twice) at various times, plus a quick trip home to buy a house.

So - income tax in the Magic Kingdom by.... er.... 2013?
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Default Re: Hello! I just popped in to bring you the good news.....

You've just changed your avatar - the last chap looked like Des O'Connor - obviosly I don't get out much!

Kingdom City Compound has no humour remember ?

Cyprus is a completely different matter!

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Default Re: Hello! I just popped in to bring you the good news.....

His avatar is Edward Woodwardwouldwoodwoodward.


Hello stranger! Where have you been?

I heard about Qatar, but let's see what happens. It'll be a nightmare to bring in anywhere and of course, other places have muttered about it for years.

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Hello stranger! Where have you been?

I heard about Qatar, but let's see what happens. It'll be a nightmare to bring in anywhere and of course, other places have muttered about it for years.

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Default Re: Hello! I just popped in to bring you the good news.....

Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
..... that Qatar has become the first GCC state to introduce income tax

Bill comes into effect on 1 January (although that is simply the bill becoming law - the tax may not be imposed immediately).

Still, we're doomed I tell you, doomed...........


I've been told it is a hoax.
If it were true...Qatar would be pretty empty very quickly....
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Originally Posted by Alexa View Post
I've been told it is a hoax.
If it were true...Qatar would be pretty empty very quickly....
"...official State News Agency..."

http://www.reuters.com/article/hotSt...60897120091117
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Default Re: Hello! I just popped in to bring you the good news.....

I suppose it comes down to what the tax rates are. If it's small, such as Singapore's, then it's not bad. But it will whittle away at the financial advantage of being in Dubai and I would fully expect the company to raise my package to compensate for the taxes.
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Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
Well, yes...Qatar News Agency...hmmm

I was told the announcement was SUPPOSED to be about cutting the income tax of foreign owned firms to 10 %......
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I suppose it comes down to what the tax rates are. If it's small, such as Singapore's, then it's not bad. But it will whittle away at the financial advantage of being in Dubai and I would fully expect the company to raise my package to compensate for the taxes.
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I suppose it comes down to what the tax rates are. If it's small, such as Singapore's, then it's not bad. But it will whittle away at the financial advantage of being in Dubai and I would fully expect the company to raise my package to compensate for the taxes.
It is about Doha, Qatar, actually.....
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It is about Doha, Qatar, actually.....
...Isn't that near Karama?
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Phew............ that's a relief............... as you were.

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Default Re: Hello! I just popped in to bring you the good news.....

Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
..... that Qatar has become the first GCC state to introduce income tax

Bill comes into effect on 1 January (although that is simply the bill becoming law - the tax may not be imposed immediately).

Still, we're doomed I tell you, doomed...........
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