Jairaj Jaisinghani

Chief Financial Officer
Jumbo Electronics

GCC VAT Forum - September 11, 2017

10:00 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: The CFO perspective: Learning from the region

This exclusive open-floor discussion will bring CFOs and Finance Directors from companies in the region to discuss their VAT journey. They will discuss challenges they are facing and effective strategies to overcome the burden of VAT in the workplace.
This session will:

  • Recognise what roadmap they have applied to prepare for VAT
  • Highlight the challenges currently faced by these companies in the GCC as they prepare for VAT
  • Discuss strategies and technologies they are implementing for a smooth transition to a VAT environment

11:00 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Covering all bases: Managing internal and external communications

  • Understand the importance of educating all stakeholders, both internal and external, to avoid VAT miscommunications
  • How to communicate changes and educate staff at all levels through dedicated VAT workshops
  • Understanding contractual obligations – Ensuring that contracts are properly communicated and clearly state whether the price is “inclusive” or “exclusive” of any applicable sales or value added tax