Personal Tax in the U.A.E.

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Tax Base For Residents and Non-Residents
Individuals are not taxed in UAE.

Tax Rate

Individuals are not taxed in UAE. 0%
There is however a property tax for the property owners. between 2 and 15% of the property price based on the Emirate and the owner's profession.
Dubai emirate also imposes a rent tax. 5% of the annual rent for the lessors.
Municipalities also impose tax on services. It is deducted on the services of restaurants and hotels. varies from Emirate to Emirate:  10% in Dubai; 16% in Abu Dhabi.
Real property tax A transfer charge of 2% is levied on the transfer of real estate in the UAE (saller paying 0.5% and buyers 1.5%).
Allowable Deductions and Tax Credit
Individuals are not taxed in UAE.
Special Expatriate Tax Regime
No special tax regime for expatraites.
Capital Tax Rate
No capital tax.

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