United Arab Emirates¶
Install the following modules to get all the features of the United Arab Emirates localization:
United Arab Emirates - Accounting
Default fiscal localization package. Includes all accounts, taxes, and reports.
U.A.E. - Payroll
Includes all rules, calculations, and salary structures.
U.A.E. - Payroll with Accounting
Includes all accounts related to the payroll module.
United Arab Emirates - Point of Sale
Includes the UAE-compliant POS receipt.
Chart of accounts¶
Go to Code using the numbers on the far left or by clicking on . You can Enable/Disable reconciliation or configure specific accounts according to your needs.to view all default accounts available for the UAE localization package. You can filter by
Always keep at least one receivable account and one payable account active.
It is also advised to keep the accounts below active, as they are used either as transitory accounts by Odoo or are specific to the UAE localization package.
Accounts Receivable (POS)
Bank and Cash
Bank and Cash
Bank Suspense Account
End of Service Provision
Current Year Earnings
End of Service Indemnity
To access your taxes, go to configure the taxes relevant to your business by clicking on them. Remember to only set tax accounts on the 5% tax group, as other groups do not need closing. To do so, enable the developer mode and go to . Then, set a Tax current account (payable), Tax current account (receivable), and an Advance Tax payment account for the 5% group.. Activate/deactivate, or
The RCM is supported by Odoo.
Currency exchange rates¶
To update the currency exchange rates, go to 🗘) found next to the Next Run field.. Click on the update button (
To launch the update automatically at set intervals, change the Interval from Manually to the desired frequency.
By default, the UAE Central Bank exchange rates web service is used. Several other providers are available under the Service field.
The UAE - Payroll module creates the necessary salary rules in the Payroll app in compliance with the UAE rules and regulations. The salary rules are linked to the corresponding accounts in the chart of accounts.
To apply these rules to an employee’s contract, go to Salary Structure Type field, select UAE Employee.and select the employee’s contract. In the
Under the Salary Information tab, you can find details such as the:
Number of Days: used to calculate the end of service provision.
Leave deductions are calculated using a salary rule linked to the unpaid leave time-off type;
Any other deductions or reimbursements are made manually using other inputs;
Overtimes are added manually by going to;
Salary attachments are generated by going to Create an attachment and select the Employee and the Type (Attachment of Salary, Assignment of Salary, Child Support).. Then,
To prevent a rule from appearing on a paycheck, go to UAE Employee Payroll Structure, select the rule to hide, and uncheck Appears on Payslip.. Click on
End of service provision¶
The provision is defined as the total monthly allowance divided by 30 and then multiplied by the number of days set in the field Number of days at the bottom of a contract’s form.
The provision is then calculated via a salary rule associated with two accounts: the End Of Service Indemnity (Expense account) and the End of Service Provision (Non-current Liabilities account). The latter is used to pay off the end of service amount by settling it with the payables account.
The end of service amount is calculated based on the gross salary and the start and end dates of the employee’s contract.
The UAE localization package allows the generation of invoices in English, Arabic, or both. The localization also includes a line to display the VAT amount per line.