An update about changes of tax and legal regulations in the Middle East as for June 2011.
In this edition, we continue to highlight fiscal policy developments as well as developments on international tax treaties within the Middle East region. This publication is divided into four sections:

1. Introduction
2. Regional Tax Update
3. International Tax Update
4. Legal Update

Our regional tax update covers significant tax, regulatory and legal developments in the Middle East including:

• Recent developments in double tax treaties
• Customs and duties updates
• Developments in individual tax compliance
• An overview of key international tax issues
• Legal developments.

PwC has the largest team of dedicated tax and legal specialists currently operating in the Middle East region. Our regional tax team has significant experience in International Tax, M&A, Private Equity, Fund Structuring, Islamic Finance, Zakat, Indirect Tax (VAT) and Domestic Corporate Taxes. Our priority is to provide you with leading tax knowledge and insights to keep you up to date, as well making sure we deliver services of the highest quality and which add value to you and your business.