Saudi Arabia: Guidelines on tax rulings

Clarity on the process of requesting a tax ruling

Clarity on the process of requesting a tax ruling

The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority (ZATCA) published new guidelines on tax rulings to provide taxpayers with more clarity on the process of requesting a tax ruling, as well as the criteria that ZATCA will consider when issuing a ruling.

The guidelines also clarify the types of transactions that can be the subject of a tax ruling. This includes transactions that are not specifically addressed in the tax laws, as well as transactions that involve a new interpretation of the law.

In addition, the new guidelines provide greater certainty around the tax treatment of their transactions.

For more information, contact a KPMG tax professional:

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