Hospitality Sector: Municipality & Tourism Fees Compliance Review Framework

Municipality Fees: The Municipality Fees to be charged on sales of Hotel Establishments. Revenues of hotel establishments for services provided by it to their guests and visitors, including, charges of hotel rooms or apartments, prices of food and beverage and other services.

Tourism Dirham Fees: The Tourism Dirham Fee will apply to all rooms, within a Hotel Establishment, designated for overnight stay and hotel accommodation. This does not apply to the stay of employees of the Hotel Establishment or of any company contracted to operate the Hotel Establishment.

The onerous obligations placed on taxpayers in operating this high-risk transaction-based tax is difficult to navigate. We operate in a constantly-evolving tax, operational and technologically-driven landscape which bring in more risks for taxpayers.

MBG Corporate Services targets in finding out disparities in your organisational Taxation policies and appropriate procedures as per the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing – Dubai, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and Sharjah City Municipality Laws with our Municipality & Tourism Fees Compliance Review. A Compliance Review is more of a necessity than an option since it will prepare your organisation to face an Audit from the relevant authority. To avoid falling under the prospect of non-compliance with regulations, it is always better to have a third-party consultant to conduct the Municipality & Tourism Fees Compliance Review in your organisation.

Our Compliance Review Framework will help you in understanding the causes of non-compliance and address them for the future. It will help you in identifying the areas which require rectification while assuring the accuracy of Municipality & Tourism fees remitted. We support hotels in meeting Compliance obligations, optimise costs, mitigate risks and avoid unnecessary penalties.

MBG Corporate Services provides a host of Compliance Review and Outsourcing Services to assist companies in the ever-evolving regulatory landscape. Our Compliance team reviews the client’s compliance framework and all the Municipality & Tourism Fees reports and our experts support clients to remediate after identification of the loopholes in the compliance system. Our experienced team will further ensure that the entity does not create any compliance issue for the customer and other businesses which can adversely affect the business reputation and commercial relationships.

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