Tilda Publishing
2 APRIL 2018, Dubai
Completing your first VAT return on time and with ease
First BIT and Emirates Chartered Accountants Group partnered to help you build your expertise on the practical aspects of VAT Implementation. We will share technical know-how with our worldwide experience on VAT procedure and automation, and prepare you for an easy first VAT tax return for your business.

After attending the seminar, you will be able to:
• Improve your technical knowledge about VAT through presentations from Emirates Chartered Accountants Group and First BIT experts
• Get prepared for major developments underway in the changing tax environment,
• Identify and discuss potential cross-border matters related to VAT implementation,
• Enhance professional and personal relationships with senior members of the UAE's business elite,
• Share your own ideas through networking.

Co-Organized with
Emirates Chartered Accountants Group


Improve your technical knowledge about VAT through presentations from Emirates Chartered Accountants Group and First BIT experts
CA Manu Nair
CEO, Emirates Chartered Accountants Group
Manu Nair is a Chartered Accountant and CEO of the Emirates Chartered Accountants Group, Dubai.

CA Manu Nair is an accomplished Finance professional with immense exposure in Audit service and Business valuation both in India and UAE. Under his leadership, Emirates Chartered Accountants Group has ben doing its best of service in Audit & Assurance Services, Company Incorporation Services, Accounting, Business Advisory Services, Corporate Finance, and Accounting Software Solutions.
Evgenii Podborskii
Head of Automation Department, First BIT
Evgenii Podborskii is the Head of Automation at First BIT with over 8 years of experience in automating businesses in the MENA region and the CIS (former Soviet countries). Evgenii majored in software development and, having moved to the UAE in 2013, spearheaded the development of an ERP system for the local trading and distribution industry.

Evgenii led business automation projects for companies of all sizes, from small to enterprise businesses. His clients come from a wide range of industries, including retail, distribution, construction and manufacturing, both in the private and public sectors.
Hakim Kuvatov
Business Development Manager, First BIT
Hakim Kuvatov is a Business Development Manager at First BIT with 7 years of successful experience. Hakim spent his first years of career in United States and developed expertise in software and digital marketing.

Hakim joined First BIT in 2012 in one of the company's CIS branch and has hands-on experience working with numerous ERP projects in a variety of industries, including FMCG, light and heavy equipment trading, automotive, construction, agriculture, financial services and government sectors.
Be ready to monitor and calculate VAT records, submit VAT returns, and generate reports for auditing
8:30 – 9:00 AM
9:00 – 10:30 AM
An overview of VAT principles and business implications for business — VAT information that every business needs to know.

Key Topics

- Latest news on how the introduction of VAT is progressing across the GCC.
- BDO's analysis of the VAT Framework Agreement and Country by Country Laws (as available at the time of the seminar). In this session we will focus on the key compliance obligations, the expected problem areas and potential opportunities for relief from VAT under the new law, including:
  • Exemptions,
  • Zero-rating,
  • Payment and reporting obligations,
  • Implications for the Free Zones, and
  • Registration.
- Issues to be clarified — critical topics that are still under consideration.
- What should businesses be doing now to prepare for VAT implementation?
10:30 – 11:00 AM
11:00 – 11:45 AM
- The roadmap — how to plan for a smooth transition and full compliance from day one.
- How to ensure the right personnel skills and training to deal with VAT.
- The risks of non-compliance — what can go wrong and how to avoid it.

- Preparing IT systems for VAT implementation
- Assessing the capability
- Building the functionality
- Automation of VAT processes

11:45 – 12:00 PM
Question & Answer
2 April, 2018
09:00 AM
3 hours
Get support in understanding VAT and its great impact in your business
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Hear from the people who have attended our seminars
Al Ghurair Centre, Omar Bin Al Khattab Rd, Near Fish Roundabout, Deira, Dubai

For additional information, contact us at
+971 4 439 6900
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Tilda Publishing
First BIT is a leader in providing complex business automation systems and all-round IT services.

With more than 19 years of expertise, the company is committed to providing businesses of any size with top-notch automation and optimization solutions. Covering the whole spectrum of financial and accounting processes and having a strong background in VAT implementation, First BIT will ensure seamless and trouble-free realignment of your business processes for the upcoming changes.

5,000+ professionals in 80 offices take care of fulfilling your business needs based on know-how and expertise gained in 150,000+ of implementations around the world.

Emirates Chartered Accountants & its Associate Professional Firms (Emirates Chartered Accountants Group) are ISO 9001-2008 Certified International Chartered Accountants Firms head quartered in Dubai. Being born in the emerging Business Capital of the world, it has gained popularity among the business sector from Small and medium sized companies to the multinational corporate. The timely service complemented with the quality oriented attitude and customer centric approach together equates the firm as the proficient Accounting firms in Dubai.

The inception of Emirates Chartered Accountants Group was marked in the year 2005, backed by a team of highly qualified professionals from Business Management and Chartered Accountancy. Since then, the master brains behind the brand worked on their mission to provide international quality service in the fields of Corporate Audit and Strategic Business Consultancy in UAE. Needless to say, their intense passion in what they did, paved way to their success so far. Also, their keen attitude towards providing the best accounting services stamped them firm on the market. Today, they have taken the confidence of their rich clientele across the world to reach them for assistance in Auditing, Accounting and Management consultancy.


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