Why Oman VAT DigiConnect?

With the roll-out of Value Added Tax (VAT) set to become a reality by April 2021, Omani businesses are being urged to be fully prepared for the implementation of this much-anticipated step for the Sultanate.

In lights of this, Oman VAT Digi-Conference will take place on 26 January 2021 and will bring together key stakeholders including regulatory authorities, consultants and medium & large organisations in Oman to discuss local VAT legislation and gain technical insights on identifying strategies and solutions to develop an effective VAT compliant business model.

Moreover, this conference will offer unprecedented opportunity to businesses with activities in Oman to ask questions and understand the implications of the introduction of VAT on their transactions and ensure that they are ready to comply with the new VAT requirements by April 2021.




VAT Expert Speakers


Media Partners


Q&A Session


Robert Tsang

Leader-Indirect Tax, Kuwait, Oman & Qatar, Deloitte

Sudeep Trehan


Ramy Rayan

Head, VAT consulting group, Thomson Reuters MENA

Osama Saleh

Deputy Finance Director, Abdul Latif Jameel

Muhammad Rafique Chaudhry

CFO, A’Saffa Foods

Nowshad Aliyar Kutty


Gururajan K

Head, Accountant Channel, MEA, Zoho

Who Will Attend Oman VAT Digi-Conference?

Senior VPs of Finance, Chief Financial Officers, Finance Directors, Treasury, Tax Directors, Compliance Officers from across organisations based in Oman including:

  • Medium and Large Enterprises 
  • Family Owned Businesses 
  • Multinational Companies  

Why Attend?


Get all your questions answered by Tax implementation experts in Oman in a dedicated Q&A session


from VAT experts and gain a clear understanding of filing procedures and how to build a cross-functional VAT compliant business model in your organisation


from regional CFOs on best practices implemented by large companies across different sectors in the region 

Gain clarity

on some of the most pressing technical VAT-related challenges such as Reverse Charges Mechanism (RCM) and Free of Charge (FOC)

Who Should Exhibit & Sponsor?

API Technology Solution Providers

Core Digital Banking

Network and Application Security

Data Integration and Analytics Service Providers

Conference Program

10:00 Meeting Room Opens
10:02 Welcome Remarks from Great Minds
The impact of VAT on businesses in Oman: preventing penalties
10:05 Opening Keynote: Regulatory VAT update in Oman
Addressing VAT implementation challenges and solutions + Audit, risk & compliance
10:30 This session will shed light on the uncertainties that business should plan for related to Reverse Charge Mechanism for intra-GCC imports, free of charge and other relevant issues as well as troubleshoot and tackle some of the common mistakes made at operational level
Robert Tsang, Leader-Indirect Tax, Kuwait, Oman & Qatar, Deloitte
Think VAT, Think Zoho Books
11:30 Join this session to get familiarized with Zoho, one of the trailblazers of cloud accounting and take a peek at our VAT ready accounting software, Zoho Books. Managing your sales, purchases, inventory, expenses, and banking, automating your VAT calculation, filing VAT returns, you name it – Zoho Books has got it all covered.
Gururajan K, Head, Accountant Channel, MEA, Zoho
CFO panel discussion: Tracking VAT policy development to implement seamless implementation and update prepared scenarios from UAE & KSA
12:00 This panel will offer Omani businesses exclusive insights from CFOs of large businesses across the UAE and KSA to discuss how they have risk managed different scenarios in the design and application of VAT, as well as facilitate sustained implementation and align relevant teams

  • Ramy Rayan, Head, VAT consulting group, Thomson Reuters MENA


  • Nowshad Aliyar Kutty, CFO, TMTEC
  • Osama Saleh, Deputy Finance Director, Abdul Latif Jameel
  • Muhammad Rafique Chaudhry, CFO, A’Saffa Foods
  • Sudeep Trehan, CFO, AL MAYA GROUP
Q&A session: opening the floor to the audience for sector specific questions
13:00 This exclusive session will offer the opportunity to the audience to have questions and get feedback from a consultant on VAT implementation process to avoid any potential penalties
13:30 Closing Remarks and end of conference

Conference Format

Sponsorship Opportunities

We have a diverse range of sponsorship opportunities available. A member of the sponsorship team will work with you to create a bespoke package to suit your business objectives. For more information email partnerships@gmevents.ae or call +971 (0) 4 568 7800

Sponsors and Partners

Primary Free of charge
Solution Provider 200 USD + 5% Tax 210 USD