How prepared are you for VAT?
More than 50% of businesses in the GCC have yet to prepare for the 2018 implementation of VAT according to a recent EY survey. Will you be ready for VAT when it arrives in 2018?
Whether it’s pricing, supply chain, cash flow, internal policies or avoiding fines – VAT will impact your business. So how can you make sure you’re ready for VAT, despite the current lack of clarity around the regulations?
If you’re still unclear on the best course of action, then secure your place at the GCC VAT Forum (11-12 September 2017; Meydan Hotel, Dubai). You’ll have the opportunity to learn from the Big 4, plus benchmark against your peers and get solutions to your specific challenges - so you have the knowledge you need to develop an effective VAT business model in time.
What can you look forward to for the 3rd edition:
- More dedicated and technical content: Do not miss out on the opportunity to attend focus groups on specific subject matters to enable wider organisational learning
- Supply chain management: Engage in department specific content to enable a smoother organisational implementation
- One-to-one VAT advisory sessions: Back by popular demand, the 3rd Annual GCC VAT Forum will have consultation sessions will allowing you to obtain one-to-one advice from finance experts
2017 Speakers Include
VAT Implementation Partner
Ernst & Young (EY)
Indirect Tax Partner
Indirect Taxes Leader
Director, VAT Leader
Director, Indirect Tax, Middle East
Head of Middle East
Director, Indirect Tax
Interactive sessions at-a-glance:
Participate in an open floor discussion to get the answers to issues that keep you awake at night from top experts in the industry such as EY, KPMG, PwC and Deloitte.
CFO panel discussion:
Listen to financial experts from GCC companies including Dubai Opera, Perkins+Will, Landmark Group, Freedom Pizza, Jumbo Electronics and more to learn how other businesses are efficiently preparing for VAT.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! One-to-one consultations:
You’ll be able to participate in consultation sessions to obtain one-to-one advice from finance experts and make sure you are fully prepared for the introduction of VAT.
Interactive systems and technology workshop:
This dedicated workshop will delve into the systems needed to meet VAT requirements in an efficient and cost-effective way.
NEW! Sector-specific VAT streams:
Based on your feedback, we have introduced industry-specific workshops that cover the unique set of challenges and provide you with real-life scenarios and complexities which can occur with your business sector and effective responses in order to give a fuller flavour of the changes expected.
Who should attend?
Chief Financial Officers
Heads of Corporate Finance
See what our attendees have to say about our past GCC VAT forums:
"It was a pleasure to attend the GCC VAT Forum and meet this number of experts in the field, thank you IQPC"
"Very proactive and more importantly good speakers on board"
"Interesting insights, with fair balance of presentations"