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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – TASC Corporate Services

Corporate Services

TASC assists with company incorporation across more than 50 free zones and can also assist with mainland and offshore company formation.

No, an NOC is not required when setting up your company and obtaining a trade license. However, if your business requires incorporation in a certain jurisdiction, our company formation experts can guide you on all the incorporation requirements.

Whilst this could be a requirement by certain jurisdictions in the UAE, paid-up share capital is not required at the time of incorporation. At Decisive Zone, our team of experts can guide you on the most suitable setup option.

No, a local sponsor is not required for setting up a free zone company. A free zone company can be owned 100% by an expatriate shareholder(s).

An offshore company is a legal entity incorporated with the intention of operating and executing business outside the UAE. Whilst offshore companies are permitted to open a bank account in the UAE, they are not able to issue visas under the company or have a physical office within the UAE.

A freelance permit is ideal for sole practitioners looking to individually work as freelancers without hiring employees or leasing an office space. The permit is issued under an individual’s name and can only facilitate opening a personal bank account. Freelancers are also restricted to a particular area of operation. Get in touch with us today to learn more.

To change your company name you must first come up with a new suggested company name and we will seek approval from the licensing authority/jurisdiction. Upon availability of the name and the approval an advert must be placed in a local newspaper notifying this change (a legal notice of company name change). We also require signed amendment forms and all of the original company documents must be returned.

The Department of Economic Development (DED) is the regulatory authority for issuing a mainland license in the UAE. A mainland license, also referred to as an onshore license, gives you the flexibility to operate inside of the UAE and outside of the UAE without any limitations. Each free zone jurisdiction has a specific list of activities which can only be operated within the creating free zone or outside of the UAE. There are certain limitations to a free zone company which varies from free zone to free zone. An offshore company is a legal entity incorporated with the intention of operating and executing business outside the UAE. Offshore companies are permitted to open a bank account in the UAE, however, they cannot issue visas or have a physical office space within the UAE.

Yes, we do have an attractive referral incentive package of up to AED …….. per successful referral!

Business Setup

FAQ’s – Freezone

As of right now it is not possible to transfer your company to a different free zone. However you can set up a branch of your existing company in a different free zone.

In order to open a UAE bank account you will need to provide the following documents:

  • The original corporate documents that you have received from the Freezone
  • CV of Shareholders and Directors
  • A business summary
  • Additional documents may also be requested

Your relationship manager will send you notifications for renewal 3 months before it is due. When it is convenient for you contact them and they will handle the procedure for you.

The first step is to do your medical fitness test and register for Emirates ID renewal. Once this is done and the medical results issued, come with your valid passport (with 3 empty pages and validity of at least 7 months remaining) along with other required documents. Your Visa Specialist will then guide you through the process.

Your physical presence is not required for proceeding with the incorporation process.

E-Channel, a.k.a Tahaluf System Registration, was implemented to streamline immigration processes. It’s mandatory for licenses with visa eligibility in the majority of the northern emirates and consists of a refundable deposit along with a registration and annual renewal fee.

Understanding that each business is different, so identifying the right jurisdiction for your company based on the nature of your business is important. Each jurisdiction has its own advantages and disadvantages. Our team of business setup experts help you choose the right one to help ensure its success.

FAQ’s – Mainland

An immigration card, a.k.a. an establishment card, is required by immigration in order for you to process visas under your license.

Yes, of course you can! A mainland company can be owned 100% by an expatriate shareholder. However, please note it’s subject to the type of business activity under your license.

Yes, but only if you are not structured correctly. At ………. we offer comprehensive advice on company structuring and can implement a few mechanisms to ensure you always remain in control of your business.

If your local partner is a natural person, then an heir will inherit the 51% share in your business. It is then up to that person if he or she wishes to continue in the same manner as nominee shareholder or if they wish to negotiate new terms or be more involved in the business. At ………. we offer a corporate nominee shareholder solution that can protect you in the event of the passing of a local partner.

………. offers a market leading 30-day notice period without penalty if you wish for us to transfer the shares to a new partner while under our sponsorship. However, if you have a natural person as your local partner it is your responsibility to negotiate exit terms at the time of exit.

Professional PRO Services

PRO services refer to any activity that requires involvement with government authority in processing governmental documents and paperwork, such as visa applications, labour cards, and company trade licencing documentation and approvals.

Our PROS liaise with government ministries, freezone authorities and legislative bodies such as Department of Economic Development, Dubai Chamber, Dubai Immigration Naturalization Department, Ministry of Labour, Dubai courts, UAE embassy, General Department for Residency and Foreigners Affairs, Roads and Transport Authority, etc. to balance the administrative work-load of your organization and improve delivery timelines.

Yes, our line of PROs are experienced professionals in the PRO field. They have vast experience in working with all government agencies on daily basis. They can manage all your PRO services related work seamlessly and provide consultation as and when required to be compliant with local laws.

Outsourcing your PRO Services to a PRO Service Company with experience and knowledge across the UAE to handle various government transactions and legal obligations of your company, is not only cost effective but also saves time and avoids any complications or risks that you may incur. A reliable PRO Services company will help you to be compliant and save you from any fines/penalties/reputation loss.

We help you build a framework that suited to your internal processes and which aligns with the government requirements. TASC will manage the daily operational part with regular governance meeting and reporting. All decision making remains with the client and hence you will have complete control of your operations. You will have a dedicated Account Manager who will guide and assist you throughout the process.

PRO Services cover all transactions related to:

  1. Employee visas – new visa, renewal, cancellation, family visa, golden visa, etc
  2. Company license – new license, renewal, cancellation/liquidation, movement of license from one zone to another, license amendment, etc
  3. Regulatory transactions – attestation of documents, legal translation, RTA related, Municipality, Chamber of Commerce, Ejari, etc
As we work with all the government authorities extensively, any company or employee related work can be outsourced through PRO Services

Professional PRO Services refer to expert assistance provided by qualified professionals to support businesses in their administrative and governmental procedures in the UAE. These services are crucial for businesses operating in the UAE due to the complex and ever-changing regulatory landscape.

Professional PROs ensure compliance with legal requirements, facilitate efficient visa processing, assist with company formation and licensing, handle document attestation and translation, and provide comprehensive support for immigration, labour, and customs procedures.

By availing of professional PRO services in Dubai, businesses can navigate through the processes seamlessly, save time and resources, and focus on their core operations, leading to enhanced productivity and growth in the competitive UAE market.

Outsourcing PRO services of your company can be a strategic decision to streamline operations and reduce administrative burdens. For outsourcing PRO services, follow these steps:

Research reliable outsourcing providers with expertise in PRO services

Define your specific requirements, such as visa processing or document attestation

Request detailed proposals from us and maybe other shortlisted providers. Evaluate their company reliability, capabilities, pricing, and customer support

Ensure the outsourcing provider is compliant with local regulations

Sign an agreement that outlines the scope, responsibilities, and service-level expectations

Establish effective communication channels and provide the necessary information

Outsourcing PRO services in UAE offers several benefits to businesses in the region. It provides access to experts well-versed in local regulations, ensuring compliance and minimizing errors like us.

By outsourcing administrative tasks, businesses save time and costs for hiring and training in-house staff. Streamlined processes and established networks of outsourcing providers lead to faster visa processing and document attestation, enhancing operational efficiency. Moreover, outsourcing providers possess a deep understanding of the local market, offering valuable insights and guidance.

Ultimately, businesses can optimize their operations, stay compliant, and gain a competitive edge by leveraging the expertise and efficiency of outsourced PRO services in the UAE and KSA.

Under our professional PRO services at TASC Corporate Services, you can outsource a wide range of activities, including:

End-to-end visa management for employees and their dependents

Employee coordination

Document validation and passport management

Trade license compliance, including renewals, amendments, special approvals, and cancellations

Regulatory transactions, such as RTA transactions, rental transactions, notarization, and messenger services

With over 15 years of experience, we provide the best PRO services in Dubai, offering comprehensive support throughout the setup process and addressing your workforce needs. By entrusting these tasks to us, you can maximize PRO effectiveness, reduce costs, and maintain complete control over operations.

Payroll Management

TASC Corporate Services provides comprehensive payroll management services in the UAE, simplifying the process for businesses. Our solution ensures accurate calculations and timely payments. With automated pay checks, multi-currency management, and custom reports, we handle payroll tasks seamlessly.

Our three-stage approach includes:

Pre-payroll activities (defining policies, gathering inputs, and validation)

Actual payroll processing (calculations)

Post-payroll activities (reporting, pay-outs, accounting, and compliance)

Partnering with us offers benefits such as innovative AI technology, bots for efficient operations, the capability to serve multiple locations simultaneously, on-demand system reports, seamless integration, 100% compliance, and robust reporting capabilities.

Yes, TASC Corporate Services specializes in providing customized payroll services in Dubai and UAE designed to cater to the specific needs of businesses. We understand that each organization has unique requirements, and we tailor our services accordingly. Whether you need specific payroll policies, complex calculations, or integration with your existing systems, our team can design a solution that meets your exact specifications. With our innovative AI and cloud-based technology, seamless integration capabilities, and comprehensive reporting features, we ensure that your payroll processes are streamlined and efficient. Partnering with TASC Corporate Services guarantees a personalized approach to payroll management, allowing you to focus on your core business while we handle your payroll needs. Contact us today to discuss how we can create a customized payroll solution for your business.

At TASC Corporate Services, we prioritize the accuracy and timely processing of payroll for UAE-based businesses. We have implemented robust systems and processes to ensure reliable, consistent results. Our payroll management solution utilizes technology and automated calculations, minimizing the risk of errors. Our team of experienced professionals meticulously verify and validate all payroll inputs before processing. Furthermore, we stay up-to-date with local government laws and regulations to ensure 100% compliance. Our efficient workflow and streamlined procedures enable us to process payrolls promptly, meeting designated timelines. By leveraging our expertise and innovative tools, we guarantee accurate and timely payroll processing, allowing you to focus on your core business activities. Experience the benefits of our reliable and efficient payroll outsourcing in Dubai by partnering with TASC Corporate Services today.

The prices quoted by payroll outsourcing companies in Dubai can vary due to multiple factors. At TASC Corporate Services, we offer flexible pricing options tailored to meet your specific requirements. Our pricing structure takes into account the size of your business, the complexity of your payroll processes, and the level of customization needed. We believe in transparent pricing and will provide you with a detailed cost breakdown based on your unique needs. Contact us today for a personalized quote and discover the cost-effective benefits of outsourcing your payroll management to TASC Corporate Services.

At TASC Corporate Services, we prioritize the safeguarding of employee data confidentiality during payroll processing. We adhere to strict security protocols and industry best practices to ensure the protection of sensitive information. Our payroll outsourcing services include robust data protection measures, such as encryption technologies, secure servers, and restricted access controls. We maintain a secure infrastructure equipped with advanced firewalls and intrusion detection systems to prevent unauthorized access. Our team members undergo comprehensive training on data privacy and confidentiality, emphasizing the importance of handling employee data with the utmost care. Rest assured, your employee data is handled with the highest level of confidentiality and security throughout the payroll processing journey at TASC Corporate Services.

Yes, TASC Corporate Services can provide payroll processing services in all GCC countries. We have extensive experience and a strong regional presence, allowing us to cater to businesses across the GCC nations. Our payroll management solutions are designed to meet the specific requirements and compliance regulations of each country within the GCC. We have in-depth knowledge of local payroll laws and regulations, ensuring accurate and compliant payroll processing. Whether you have operations in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, or Oman, TASCCorporate Services is well-equipped to handle your payroll needs efficiently and effectively. Experience our comprehensive payroll services tailored for GCC countries by partnering with us today.

At TASC Corporate Services, we prioritize enhancing the employee experience through our payroll services. One of our brand promises is that we always pay salaries on time. We currently have 100% WPS compliance. We understand that a positive and streamlined payroll experience contributes to employee satisfaction. Our user-friendly payroll management solution is designed to simplify the process and reduce administrative burdens. We provide automated pay checks, ensuring timely and accurate payments to employees. With our on-demand system reports, employees can easily access their payroll information. We also offer customized integration, aligning with your specific payroll policies to provide a seamless experience. Our solution is supported by innovative AI and cloud-based technology, enabling efficient and error-free payroll processing. By ensuring compliance with local government laws and regulations, we instil confidence and trust in employees. Through our comprehensive services, we strive to deliver a superior employee experience, enabling you to foster a positive work environment.