Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  – JAFZA  

Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA)  is one among the oldest free zones in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) catering to the needs of thousands of the business and supporting UAE’s objectives of attracting foreign investments and ensuring sustainable developments. It continuously strives to offer the best services for its members without compromising on quality and compliance of law in the region. Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority ( JAFZA)  is an integral part of the DP World UAE, region’s integrated business hub.

United Auditing, a Division of Emirates Chartered Accountants Group, headquartered in Dubai is an Approved Auditor in JAFZA Auditors List.

Why Choose United Auditing for Audit in JAFZA?

We United Auditing, an approved auditor in JAFZA  

  • Is one of the top leading Audit Firms in Dubai, UAE.
  • Is an approved auditor in the list of JAFZA approved auditors
  • Will ensure the independency on the Auditing service in UAE
  • Have a highly qualified and experienced team of Auditors in Dubai, UAE
  • Provides International Standard on Quality of Service
  • Ensure delivery of Audit Service in UAE on time
  • Is an ISO Certified Audit Firms in Dubai, UAE
  • United Auditing is banks approved auditors in Dubai, UAE, and free zones approved auditors in UAE.

 Is audit Mandatory for Companies in JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone)?

Auditing by a JAFZA listed Auditor is mandatory for the Companies registered within Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone. As per the provisions of the JAFZA regulations, every company registered in JAFZA should appoint JAFZA approved auditor and should do the auditing of their books of accounts for every financial year. United Auditing, division of Emirates Chartered Accountants Group is one of the top listed and approved Auditor in JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone). An auditing practice helps a Company to comply with rules and regulations stipulated by the legal authorities.

How to submit the Audited Financial Statement to Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (  JAFZA )

Every JAFZA Registered Companies should upload the summary sheet of the financial figure in the prescribed form which has to be signed & stamped by the Approved Auditor in JAFZA along with the Audited Financial Statements on the portal of JAFZA . If a company fail to submit the audited financial statements to JAFZA  within the time frame, it will face legal consequences including penalty and non-renewal of trade license in JAFZA.

How United Auditing Conducts an Audit in Jebel Ali Free Zone ( Jafza)

The audit begins once the official audit engagement letter is signed by the client in Jebel Ali Free Zone ( Jafza) appointing United Auditing as official auditors of the company.

Planning and implementing the audit procedure- Next step is understand more about the client’s business model and volume of business and plan audit procedures according to the specific requirement of each clients.

Implementation of the audit procedures: Our auditors will visit to the client’s place for the review of the books and records, supporting documents and legal documents in order to express our opinion on the financial statements.

Review of audit files : We conduct the audit in accordance with the provisions of the international standards of auditing ( ISAs) and as  per International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

 Also, we will ensure that the client Company is complied with the provisions of UAE commercial Company law and other laws in force in UAE like UAE VAT Law, Economic Substance Law and CbCR 

(Country By Country Reporting). Also it is the duty of an approved auditor in Jebel Ali Free Zone ( Jafza) to ensure that the Company has followed the Jebel Ali Free Zone ( Jafza) regulations as well.   

Review of VAT  Compliance: Verification of compliance of VAT regulation is an additional task forms part of Statutory Auditing. As per the provisions of the UAE VAT law, Jebel Ali Free Zone ( Jafza) is the designated zone for the tax treatment hence, most of the transactions related to supply of goods are out of scope other than the supplies done for consumption. At the same time the taxability of supply of services in designated zones are similar to mainland. During the course of an audit we review the compliance of VAT Regulations for the transactions of the company on test basis and advise accordingly.

Issuance of Audit report and management letter: If an internal control weakness is noticed during our audit, we issue an additional report called management letter for the management of the company in Jebel Ali Free Zone ( Jafza) to give attention on such weaknesses in order to take necessary action in future. Once the draft audit report is ready it will be distributed to the shareholders for their review and once it is approved, we issue the final report.

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FAQ,s

Q: Is audit is mandatory for the Companies in Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  ( JAFZA)  

by an approved auditor in Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  ( JAFZA)?  

 A: Auditing by a JAFZA listed Auditor is mandatory for the Companies registered within Jafza (Jebel Ali Free Trade Zone). As per the regulations of the free zone all JAFZA registered Companies /Entities should appoint JAFZA approved auditor to make the annual audit and report with audit summary sheet to be submitted to JAFZA  within three months from the end of the financial year or within the extended period, if any.

Q: Are you an approved auditor in Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  ( JAFZA)?       

A: We United Auditing is one of the Listed Auditors in Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  ( JAFZA)   and we are listed with all other free zones and most of the banks in UAE .             

Q: Whether banks will accept the report issued by as an approved   Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  ( JAFZA)Auditor ?

A: Yes, we are one of the approved auditors in JAFZA and we are listed with almost all the banks in UAE . Hence the audit report issued by us will be accepted by almost all the banks in UAE.

Q: Whether value addition can be expected if audit is done by you being an approved auditor in Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority  ( JAFZA)?

A: Yes , our experts will inform the management the control weaknesses and other deficiencies in the system noticed during the course of audit . As an approved auditor in JAFZA  , other free zones and mainland Companies all over UAE  , experienced for more than 15 years, we suggest improvement as well to the management.

 

Audit in JAFZA

Mr. Praveen

+971 50 887 3115 | +971 4 2500290

praveen@emiratesca.com

Mr. Pradeep

+971 55 653 0001 | +971 4 2500290

sai@emiratesca.com

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