(Bloomberg) The United Arab Emirates is setting up a federal tax authority that will be in charge of collecting levies, as the oil-rich Gulf nation seeks to diversify its revenue base with value-added taxation.

The ministry is advertising about 30 staff positions for the tax authority on its website, including a compliance and enforcement director, auditors, analysts, accountants and administrators. Deloitte LLP is advising the Ministry of Finance on the structure and enforcement mechanism of the new government entity, according to two people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity because the information isn’t public.

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