About the author
Zahid Farooq is an expert consultant and writer having over 15-year experience at senior advisory level in UK. His areas of expertise include taxation, particularly dealing in VAT implementation and Compliance. He is also expert in GAAP/IFRS implementation and compliance. He joined GCC region in 2016 just before the final release of the GCC VAT Agreement to serve the region and help the businesses in effective VAT implementation and compliance process throughout the Gulf region.
Currently he is serving as CEO in a UAE based tax consulting firm, Advent Management Consultancies (AMC) and assisting businesses in GCC region to attain their VAT compliance objectives. He is also an active researcher and wrote various articles in well-known business Journals on various topics related to the taxation and tax policies development.
Zahid qualified his MS in Finance from UK and is an active member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK, Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) UK and Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) Australia.