Taxes and Laws in the UAE - guidance from the Department for International Trade

UAE financial, legal and tax basics in one handy place

You’ve shortlisted the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, UAE laws and taxes, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in the UAE market.1

The UAE is the UK’s largest export market in its region, the second largest Arab economy after Saudi Arabia, and the 30th largest globally. The UAE has a large expatriate population, with around 120,000 UK residents. Its diverse economy is continually growing and expanding.

The challenge

Take advantage of the opportunities in the UAE by understanding the tax and legal requirements of doing business there.

Learn more

The Department of International Trade (DIT) has created an easy-to-use guide to doing business worldwide. Its information on the UAE includes:

Learn more about doing business in the UAE.

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  1. The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.