Bahrain: 12 shops closed for VAT violations

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism officials closed yesterday 12 stores for not conforming with VAT requirements after visiting 161 shops in Arad District, Seef Mall Manama, Avenues Mall, Ramli Mall, Seef Mall Isa Town, City Center Mall.

Judicial Control officers announced detecting 73 VAT violations and slapped fines of up to BD10,000.

NBR is in the process of taking legal measures to refer the violating facilities, punishments of which may reach up to 5 years of imprisonment and fines equivalent to three times the evaded VAT.


News of Bahrain
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