E-invoicing model:
  • Post Audit
Mandatory file format:
  • N/A
B2G requirements:
  • N/A
Archiving requirements:
  • 10 Year Period
  • Not Required


Navigating the global tax compliance landscape successfully is complex and resource-intensive. Every country has a specific and constantly evolving set of legislated e-invoicing requirements.

Non-compliance, intentional or not, can result in significant financial penalties, business disruption, and reputational damage.

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  • VAT/G(S)ST rate information
Putting the VAT implementation on track Qatar and all other GCC member states signed the Gulf Cooperation Council VAT Framework Agreement in November 2016. It calls for all Gulf states to introduce VAT and to establish national VAT laws in accordance with it.    Qatar has previously planned to introduce the VAT regime in 2022, however this was pushed back due to inflation and financial complications caused by Covid-19. As the world recovers from Pandemic, Qatar is considering plans to implement a 5% VAT regime in the course 2023.  


  • VAT/G(S)ST rate information
Looking to implement Value Added Tax in 2022

In an interview published in Qatar’s Al Sharq newspaper on 7 November 2021, the President of Qatar’s General Tax Authority, Mr. Ahmad Eissa Al Mohannadi, confirmed that the country is still determined to introduce VAT as per the GCC Unified VAT Agreement that was signed by all GCC member states in June 2016.

In accordance with the GCC Framework, Qatar will introduce VAT with two rates: standard rate (5%) and zero rate (0%), depending on the type of goods or services. It is expected that the VAT law and its Executive Regulations will be released in the course of 2022.


  • VAT/G(S)ST rate information
VAT implementation in Qatar

In February 2016 the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced that Value-Added Tax (VAT) would be rolled out throughout the Gulf States, starting in January 2018.