General Tax Authority

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General Tax Authority


The General Tax Authority was established by the Emiri Decision No. (77) of 2018, which was accompanied with the issuance of the tax laws (Law No. (24) of 2018 on the income tax and Law No. (25) of 2018 on the selective tax) is among the legislations which aim at developing the State’s public finances in order to support the economic growth and achieve financial stability, in view that the tax system is one of the main pillars of the fiscal policy in most countries worldwide.

The State of Qatar imposes an income tax on companies since 1993 and a withholding tax since 2010 in line with the cooperation agreement between the GCC countries and driven by the State’s ongoing efforts to reduce its dependence on oil and gas and other hydrocarbon resources, in a way that enables it to achieve its economic and social objectives and secure a prosperous future for the upcoming generations. 

Contact Information

Al Corniche St, Doha, Qatar