Following the adoption of VAT (Value Added Tax) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) under the common VAT agreement of the states of Gulf Co-operation Council, with effect from 1st January 2018, goods and services sold will incur 5% VAT. This will apply to all goods and services unless specifically exempted by law.

This means that all goods and services provided by Kaya Skin Clinic will be eligible for VAT. This will be applicable to all existing and new clients of Kaya Skin Clinic. Kaya Skin Clinic (including other service providers in the UAE) is legally obliged to comply with government mandate on VAT from 1st January 2018 onwards.

VAT will apply to the following Kaya Skin Clinic goods and services:

  • All Services (current ongoing packages and new purchases)
  • All Products (Sold post 1st Jan)

As per VAT legislation, from the 1st January 2018 onwards, any goods or service that has been paid for but not utilized, will also incur VAT. This means that if you purchased any services (as listed above) prior to 1st January 2018, and the same has remained proportionately unutilized, then from 1st January 2018 onwards 5% VAT will be imposed on the unutilized portion of those services on a pro-rata basis.

However, if your services are fully paid, you will not be charged any VAT. Kaya will bear the cost of VAT and pay it to Government.


For example, if you have bought a package of 4 sessions in November 2017 for AED 4000, and paid AED 3000.
You have completed 2 sessions before 31st Dec 2017. VAT on the already paid session but not consumed will be paid by Kaya to Government.

Please visit your clinic from and speak to one of our reception team to find out more details.

 

VAT stands for Value Added Tax. VAT has been adopted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) under the common VAT agreement of the states of Gulf Co-operation Council, with effect from 1st January 2018, goods and services sold will incur 5% VAT. This will apply to all goods and services unless specifically exempted by law.

VAT is charged at 5% of the value of the goods/services purchased and rendered.

VAT will be applicable from the 1st January 2018. However, as per VAT legislation, from the 1st January 2018 onwards, any goods or service that has been unpaid and not utilized, will also incur VAT. This means that if you purchased any services prior to 1st January 2018, and the same has remained proportionately unutilized and unpaid, then from 1st January 2018 onwards you will be required to pay 5% VAT on the unutilized portion of those services which were not paid for. For advance payment, Kaya will pay directly to Government

All products and services provided at Kaya Skin Clinic will be charged 5% VAT

Yes, competition winners who win contests from 1st January 2018 are required to pay VAT. They will be required to pay 5% of the rack rate value of the service. Payment is to be made via POS by checking the current rack rate of the membership as of 1st January 2018.

Yes, services given through a barter deal are applicable for VAT. They will be required to pay 5% of the rack rate value of their services. Payment is to be made via POS by checking the current rack rate as of 1st January 2018. This applies to all existing and new barter deal memberships.

As per VAT legislation, from the 1st January 2018 onwards, any goods or service that has been paid for but not utilized and unpaid, will also incur VAT. This means that if you purchased any services prior to 1st January 2018, and the same has remained proportionately unpaid and unutilized, then from 1st January 2018 onwards 5% VAT will be imposed on the unpaid portion of those services on a pro-rata basis.

No refunds apply as per T&Cs. however, with any exceptional refunds, standard refund process is to be followed by clinics.

For further queries on VAT, visit Web: www.mof.gov.ae