UAE VAT Dual Currency Invoice is used when the invoice is prepared in currency other than UAE Dirham. Furthermore, it is mandatory by law to mention the tax amount in AED with the applied exchange rate.
According to Article (59), Clause 1, Point “k” of Cabinet Decision No 52 of 2017 on Executive Regulations, “The Tax amount payable expressed in AED together with the rate of exchange applied where the currency is converted from a currency other than the UAE dirham.”
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We have created UAE VAT Dual Currency Invoice template in excel with predefined formulas that will help you to issue the invoice with 2 currencies. One is UAE Dirham and second whichever applicable.
Let us discuss the contents of the template in detail.
Contents of UAE VAT Dual Currency Invoice Template
This Invoice template consists of 2 worksheets:
- UAE VAT Dual Currency Invoice worksheet.
- Customer worksheet.
The customer sheet contains customer details of customers like company name, address, contact details and VAT numbers etc. The user needs to enter the name only once on the sheet.
Customer sheet has been linked to the customer details section of the invoice using a data validation and VLOOKUP. Customer information can be fetched on the invoice with the help fo dropdown list.
The template consists of 6 sections:
- Supplier Details
- Customer Details
- Conversion Details
- Sales Details
- Invoice Summary
- Other Miscellaneous Details
1. Supplier Details (Your Company Details)
As usual, this section consists of your company name, address, logo, TRN number, and Invoice heading.
In addition to that, it also contains Invoice number, date of issue, payment due date and no if days between the issue date and the payment date.
2. Customer Details
Customer details section is pre-programmed using data validation and Vlookup function. Just select the customer name from the dropdown list and it will automatically fetch all customer details.
It consists of customer name, address, VAT number, and contact details.
3. Currency Conversion Details
As the invoice is in two different currencies, the acceptable conversion rate should be mentioned in this section against the UAE Dirham.
In this template, we have taken USD as other currency and thus given the conversion rate for the same. If you use any other currency, mention the currency’s alphabetical code and respective conversion rate.
4. Sales Details
This section consists of following columns to enter the details of sale made:
Description of Products
Unit Price (USD)
Unit Price (AED)
Taxable Value (USD)
Taxable Value (AED)
Percentage of VAT
VAT Amount (USD)
VAT Amount (AED)
Line Total (USD)
Line Total (AED)
5. Invoice Summary
Invoice Summary contains the totals of each column of product details section in both UAD and AED. Additionally, it consists of discount if applicable.
Enter discount either directly the amount or enter the percentage of discount offered. The system will automatically calculate the discount amount.
Lastly, it consists of Invoice Amount. The amount is calculated using the below formula:
Invoice Amount (AED) = Taxable Value (AED) + Total VAT Amount (AED) – Discounts (AED)
Invoice Amount (USD) = Taxable Value (USD) + Total VAT Amount (USD) – Discounts (USD)
6. Other Miscellaneous Details
Miscellaneous details consist “Amount in words” for both the currencies; AED and USD, Terms & Conditions along with the space for company seal and authorized signatories.
At the extreme right of the invoice, there is the business greeting.
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