Saudi Arabia: Amendments to Collection of Zakat from Commercial Enterprises to be Implemented in 2020
Saudi Arabia’s The General Authority of Zakat and Tax has announced that amendments introduced on collection of Zakat from commercial enterprises will be implemented on 1 January 2020. The aim is to make Zakat collection procedures easier and clarify the items that are subject to the Zakat including in the insurance section. The amendments follow the issue of Saudi Arabia Administrative Decision No. 2216/1440 on 7/7/1440 which targets commercial enterprises of Saudis and of the Gulf Cooperation Council entities operating in the kingdom.