UAE Corporate Taxation
Corporate income tax is imposed on foreign oil companies, i.e. companies dealing in oil or oil exploration rights.
The tax rate may range between 55% and 85%.http://www.taxrates.cc/html/united-arab-emirates-tax-rates.html
"In practice, the tax paid by an oil company can range from 55 percent to 85 percent for operating profits ."
See this on page 1..http://www.kpmg.com/Global/en/IssuesAndInsights/ArticlesPublications/cross-border-mergers-acquisitions/Documents/uae-2012.pdf
---"Crude oil revenues accounted for 80 percent of consolidated government income in the UAE in 2010 http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/26/emirates-tax-imf-idAFL6E8EQ4JJ20120326?pageNumber=2&virtualBrandChannel=0
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