Value Added Tax (VAT)
Effective 1st January 2022, standard rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Kingdom of Bahrain is amended to 10%.
VAT is required to be levied and charged by businesses that are registered for VAT in Bahrain. Ahli United Bank B.S.C. is registered with the National Bureau for Revenue (“NBR”) for VAT purposes.
In general, most supplies of goods and services are taxable at the standard rate of 10% unless they are specifically zero-rated, exempt or out of scope. AUB’s charges will be subject to VAT, in accordance with the Bahrain VAT regulations.
The Ministry of Finance and National Economy issued Decree-Law No. 33 for the Year 2021 amending some of the provisions of Decree-Law No. 48 for the Year 2018 regarding Value Added Tax (the VAT Law), which provides the main rules and principles relating to VAT in Bahrain. The VAT law and the Executive Regulations and related information are available in the NBR’s website: https://www.nbr.gov.bh
The electronic invoices in connection with the taxable supply charged by AUB in line with law and regulations of chapter 10, customer tax invoice available at e-VAT portal in the following month.
AUB e-VAT Invoice Portal
The AUB VAT Invoice Portal enables you to access the electronic copy of your tax invoice(s) online through the AUB website. VAT’ able transactions of any given month (first day to last day of every month) will be reflected in the tax invoice that is issued in the following month.