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Women in Business 2023 The push for parity Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR) has been casting a light on the issue of gender diversity in senior management at mid-market businesses for 19 years, exposing barriers and identifying facilitators of change.
TAX ALERT Tax Residence Notification Updated In September 2022, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) released Cabinet Decision No. (85) of 2022 (the “Decision”) which details out the requirements and conditions for determining the tax residency of legal and natural persons in the UAE. Branches of foreign entities shall not be considered as tax residents in the UAE. The Decision acknowledges the parallel importance of the international agreements and stipulates that the provisions of the double taxation treaties could apply to determine the tax residency of a person. Further, the FTA may request any information from any government entities in the UAE in order to identify the tax residency of a person.
TAX Tax Newsletter - October 2022 In our October edition of GT’s Monthly Tax Newsletter, you can read the latest news updates affecting International Tax, Transfer Pricing and Indirect Tax in the UAE and across the GCC Region.
TAX VAT Treatment on Export Goods The introduction of VAT into the UAE will soon be completing 5 Years, however, many businesses have been unable to understand and appreciate the VAT zero-rating conditions for exports of goods.
M&A and Transactions Advisory Focus On: Logistics Sector Despite a difficult climate due to the pandemic across geographies and industries, Grant Thornton sees signs of optimism in both the resilience of the MENA markets and a strong recovery in economic and transactional activity.
TAX FATCA/CRS Reporting Alert In this tax alert, our specialists, Steven Ireland and Muhammad Bhagat clarify the annual reporting requirements for all entities classified as Financial Institutions for FATCA and CRS Reporting (including the filing of Nil Returns) as stipulated within the regulations.
International Business Report Women in Business 2021 For the past 17 years, Grant Thornton has been tracking the global progress of women in senior management. Globally, female leadership positions passed the crucial 30% mark. In the UAE, we have recorded a 9% increase of female CEOs in the past 12 months, which sets the tone for a growing gender inclusive workforce in the GCC region.
IFRS Navigating the Changes to IFRS Each year Grant Thornton releases a comprehensive IFRS guide to the market where we cover both the new standards as well as any amendments that have been made to existing ones. This publication is designed to give preparers of IFRS financial statements a high-level awareness of recent changes to International Financial Reporting Standards.
International Business Report (IBR) Women in Business 2020 Over the last 12 months, our women in business research has drilled down into the gender diversity stats of mid-market organisations around the world, looking at how the numbers are changing, and most importantly, what businesses are doing to make them change.
SURVEY CFOs seen to drive digital change The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, commonly referred to as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals, is one of the most ambitious plans of our time. Divided into 17 goals that reflect the world’s greatest environmental, social, economic, and political challenges, the SDGs provide a framework for people from all backgrounds, sectors, and regions to work together towards a better future.
REPORT Investing for the Future The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, commonly referred to as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals, is one of the most ambitious plans of our time. Divided into 17 goals that reflect the world’s greatest environmental, social, economic, and political challenges, the SDGs provide a framework for people from all backgrounds, sectors, and regions to work together towards a better future.
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM Hotel Re-Generate: mega trends impacting hotels How can hoteliers in the UAE generate new business and grow their existing market in this age of tech-disruption, shifting socio dynamics and evolving guest preferences?
WOMEN IN BUSINESS Women in leadership: beyond policy to progress Our annual report on women in business reveals that introducing policies alone is not enough to drive real progress, and that gender diversity gaps remain at a leadership level. If policy is not driving more women to the top, despite widespread use, then what will?
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS International Business Report A report by Grant Thornton has found that, like their global counterparts, the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) countries of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), highlights two key features of regional labour markets.