Jumada al-awwal 1, 1437
The second round of the specialist workshops for accountants which took place at the Riyadh branch of the General Authority for Zakat and Tax (GAZT) wrapped up on Tuesday 30/4/1437 AH.
Facilitated by Mr. Ali Al-Doghmani, Mr. Fahd Al Mojil and Mr. Ali Al Doghmani, the first workshop covered a number of subjects, including the tasks of the taxpayer service departments at the GAZT branches as well as the rights and duties of taxpayers.
The persona of the taxpayer service staff and roles and responsibilities as well as the registration problems and ways to handle them were also highlighted in the first workshop.
The second workshop, facilitated by Mr. Fawaz Al Otaibi and Mr. Khalid Al Dhahiri, covered the importance of Zakat and its economic and social role, the instructions of Zakat collection and the identification of the Zakat base.
The eligible and non-eligible Zakat recipients and cases of Zakat evasion were also addressed in the second workshop.
Other specialized workshops examining the tax system and its applications, the deduction tax, the field inspection, the tax collection and the provisions of the international tax conventions were held under the supervision of specialists from the GAZT head office and Riyadh branch.
The GAZT Department of Development and Research organizes annual workshops at the main headquarters and branches to get the GAZT affiliates acquainted with latest work developments, ensure they would provide better services and make use of knowledge and practical experiences for the higher interests of taxpayers.