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Voluntary Deregistration of Tax Agents
Page last updated:: Thursday, February 17, 2022
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  • Type

    Registration

  • Service Category

    From Government to People

  • Service Channels

  • Obligation to Sign-up

    If the applicant is the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

     

    Not applicable.

     

    If the applicant is not the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

     

    Applicable – Through the account previously created to register as a tax agent or tax agency with the FTA.

  • Categories of Customers

    All tax agents and tax agencies registered with the FTA.

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Service Card Rating

Voluntary Deregistration of Tax Agents
  • Service Description
    Through this service, the FTA delinks a tax agent from the tax agency it is linked to.
  • Channels and working hours

    If the applicant is the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

    24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

     

    If the applicant is not the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

    • e-Services platform:

    24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Service Fees Details
    Free
  • Estimated Time to Submit Application
    30 Minutes.
  • Estimated Time to Complete Application by the FTA
    20 business days from the date the completed application was received.
  • Required Documents and Forms

    If the applicant is the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

     

    1. Request by a tax agent
      • Tax Agent Amendment Form.
      • No objection letter from the tax agency.
      • Document stating the Tax Agent Approval Number (TAAN) and the Tax Agency Number (TAN).
      • A copy of the tax agent’s residence permit.
      • Any proof that no legal engagement exists between the tax agent and the tax agency (e.g. residence permit cancellation certificate, contract, termination letter, etc.)
    2. Request by a tax agency
      • A letter on the tax agency’s printed letterhead stating the relevant TAAN and TAN, as well as reasons for delinking
      • Any available relevant evidence and supporting documents

     

    If the applicant is not the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

    Not applicable.

  • Procedures and Steps

    If the applicant is the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

    1. Request by a tax agent
      • Download the Tax Agent Amendment Form.
      • Fill in the form electronically.
      • Prepare the relevant evidence and supporting documents
      • Compose an email to taxagents@tax.gov.ae and attach the filled application form, as well as the relevant evidences and supporting documents.
      • Send the email.
    2. Request by a tax agency
      • Prepare the relevant evidence and supporting documents
      • Compose an email to taxagents@tax.gov.ae and attach the letter, as well as the relevant evidences and supporting documents.
      • Send the email.

     

    If the applicant is not the only tax agent linked to the tax agency:

    1. Access the tax agent‘s or the tax agency’s e-Services account dashboard.
    2. Click on “Delink”.
    3. Request the other party to approve the delinking request from the other party’s e-Services account.
  • FAQs

    1. How to delink if the tax agency refuses to approve the delinking request?

    The tax agent may follow the procedures and steps for submitting a delinking application "If the applicant is the only tax agent linked to a tax agency”, and explain the issue faced.


    2. How to delink the sole tax agent if the tax agent is unable to obtain the no objection letter?

    The tax agent may continue with the procedures and steps without submitting the no objection letter, however, the applicant will need to explain why it was unable to obtain the no objection letter.

  • Relevant Publications
  • Terms & Conditions
    1. Tax agents not linked to a tax agency are not permitted to act as tax agents.
    2. Tax agencies not linked to a tax agent are not permitted to operate as tax agencies.

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