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Taxation of Companies in Dubai Airport Free Zone

Updated on Wednesday 26th October 2016

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Taxation-of-companies- in-Dubai-Airport-Free-ZoneOne of the most important reasons foreign investors choose Dubai is the tax-free environment it offers. It is also important to know that foreign enterprisers are divided into those opening onshore companies in Dubai and those choosing to set up their business in the Emirate’s free zones. Considering Dubai has more than 20 free zones which offer advantageous conditions for establishing a business, one must only choose the free best suited to their purpose.

Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZ) is one of the most prolific free zones in the emirate because it offers a very attractive tax incentive system which will be explained below. If you are interested in other free zones, our Dubai company formation agents can assist you with information on your preferred investment choice.

Are there any taxes in Dubai Airport Free Zone?

The UAE has a national tax system which provides for the taxation of foreign companies operating in the oil and gas sector and the taxation of branches of foreign bank institutions. However, Dubai, the other Emirates and their free zones have their own tax regulations. This is why, it is best to verify with company registration consultants in Dubai what are the tax liabilities one will be subject to when investing in Dubai Airport Free Zone.

At the moment, Dubai Airport Free Zone offers many benefits among which full foreign ownership, and it also offers many tax benefits to foreign investors. Our company incorporation representatives can assist you if you want to open a company in Dubai Airport Free Zone.

Tax benefits in Dubai Airport Free Zone

The Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority provides for the following tax exemptions to foreign enterprisers opening companies here:

  • -          a 0% tax on corporate incomes;
  • -          a 0% tax on other incomes;
  • -          a 0% on imports and exports.

The Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority does not impose any restrictions on the repatriation of capital or the currency companies here can use. Together with its strategic location, DAFZ is one of the most attractive free zones in Dubai.

For complete information on the tax incentives for companies applicable in Dubai Airport Free Zone, do not hesitate to contact us. You can also rely on us if you want to open a company in Dubai.



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