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Old Apr 3rd 2017, 3:46 am
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What the f***?

Brown nosing taken to the nth degree.

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very much an, "I'm all right jack", sod the people who built the country on $300 a month who will be really hit by VAT.

Some people live in cloud cuckoo land.
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Calm down snowflake.
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Originally Posted by IKnowNothing View Post
What the f***?

Brown nosing taken to the nth degree.

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very much an, "I'm all right jack", sod the people who built the country on $300 a month who will be really hit by VAT.

Some people live in cloud cuckoo land.


No I just think they live in super duper selfish self-centered social darwinist land .
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they can make a start by paying the full amount for Dewa like the rest of us
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.....and extending basic human tights to migrant workers ?
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.....and extending basic human tights to migrant workers ?
or even polyester ones
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.....and extending basic human tights to migrant workers ?
Of course, wouldn't want to denier them their rights to tights.
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Originally Posted by IKnowNothing View Post
What the f***?

Brown nosing taken to the nth degree.

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very much an, "I'm all right jack", sod the people who built the country on $300 a month who will be really hit by VAT.

Some people live in cloud cuckoo land.
5% VAT is not the end of the world.

The potential excise duty could be an interesting one though...

VAT in UAE: Gold jewellery, tobacco to be taxed | GulfNews.com
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5% VAT is not the end of the world.
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Of course - but nor will it actually be 5%. It will be applied as 10%, 5% for the government, and 5% for me for collecting it for them. Then round it up to the nearest dirham/ten
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5% VAT is not the end of the world.

The potential excise duty could be an interesting one though...

VAT in UAE: Gold jewellery, tobacco to be taxed | GulfNews.com
It won't stay at 5% for long.
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just waiting for them to tell us that it will be 5pct for foreigners and 1pct for locals
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It's not a big issue I am already known all information about the VAT in UAE. The government of UAE all these of us. I know we are facing some problem but after we can enjoy it.
some basic thing in the VAT like VAT Return, VAT News, and VAT Registration
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Ive visited the uae every few years for about the last 25. I stopped about 7 years ago as prices rose to make it plain expensive, the place lost a lot of its charm, and i think people got less courteous too. I cant help thinking that the generic slide towards more money grabbing is part of the decline. How dependant on visitors is the uae though? Not very i suspect?

Anyway i now prefer oman.
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Old Mar 23rd 2018, 11:46 am
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Ive visited the uae every few years for about the last 25. I stopped about 7 years ago as prices rose to make it plain expensive, the place lost a lot of its charm, and i think people got less courteous too. I cant help thinking that the generic slide towards more money grabbing is part of the decline. How dependant on visitors is the uae though? Not very i suspect?

Anyway i now prefer oman.
Except that Oman, having decided to defer implementation of VAT until, possibly, next year has snuck in a tourist tax. However, unlike the UAE where this is a flat dirham charge depending on the star rating of a hotel on a per night basis, the Oman tourist tax is 5% on hotel room rate AND ‘international’ cafes, restaurant and bar charges plus a further 10% tax on ticket prices for all museum, cinema and other entertainment venues. So, 10% Municipality tax, 7% service charge and 5% hotel room and eating out/drinking bills.
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