In accordance with Federal Decree-Law No. (8) of 2017, the UAE Government will implement Value Added Tax (VAT) from 1st January 2018 on certain goods and services.
As per the Law, the supply of certain educational services such as school tuition fees will be zero rated. Certain other services (such as chargeable extracurricular activities, field trips etc.) will be standard rated for VAT at 5%.
Deira International School is currently preparing for full compliance with the UAE VAT Law as we approach the VAT effective date.