Value Added Tax (VAT)

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Value Added Tax (VAT)

All businesses are encouraged to register for Value Added Tax at VAT.GOV.SA as soon as possible

Registering Businesses for Value Added Tax

Ensure your business is well prepared for the Value Added Tax by registering for VAT. Registration allows businesses to:

  • Calculate input taxes (purchases) and output taxes (Sales) accurately
  • Claim a VAT refund

You can ensure your business is well prepared for VAT via the official website: vat.gov.sa

The last call for registering businesses for VAT is:

  • 20 December 2017 for businesses with annual taxable sales of more than SAR 1,000,000
  • 20 December 2018 for businesses with annual taxable sales from SAR 375,000 to SAR 1,000,000

VAT registration for businesses with annual taxable sales from SAR 187,000 to SAR 375,000 is optional, while businesses with less annual taxable sales than the above mentioned are exempted from registering for vat.