The UAE Federal Tax Authority has announced that Cabinet Decision No. 52 of 2019 is effective from 1 December 2019. The decision was taken to expand the scope of Excise Tax to include sweetened drinks, electronic smoking devices and tools, and the liquids used in these devices, and adding these items to the list of products that have been subject to Excise Tax since it first came into effect in October 2017, which included tobacco and tobacco products, energy drinks, and carbonated beverages. The tax rate for sweetened beverages is 50% and the rate for electronic smoking devices, tools, and liquids is 100%.
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