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MYANMAR: Companies Listed on Yangon Stock Exchange Now Qualify for 5% CIT Cut

18 Aug 2017

Companies listed on the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) are now eligible to pay corporate income tax (CIT) at a lower rate of 20%, which is a 5% cut from Myanmar’s standard CIT rate....Read More

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VIETNAM: Investment Incentives and Casino Licences Planned for Three New SEZs

17 Aug 2017

Land leases of up to 99 years are to be offered to investors in three new Special Economic Zones (SEZs), which are to be established in line with Vietnam’s incoming Law on Special Economic Zones, whic...Read More

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INDONESIA: Sedan Tax Rates Set to be Cut in Bid to Boost Domestic Auto Industry

17 Aug 2017

Taxes on the sale of sedans, currently fixed at 30-40%, are set to be cut under the proposed changes to the country’s Value Added Tax and Luxury Goods Sales Tax Law....Read More

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THAILAND: 7% Reduced VAT Rate Extended for 18th Time

16 Aug 2017

The country’s 7% VAT rate is to be maintained until at least September 2018. This marks the 18th time this reduced level has been extended since Thailand first introduced it in 1999....Read More

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MYANMAR: Emeralds and Diamonds Now Exempt from Special Commodity Tax

11 Aug 2017

The production, sale, export and import of emeralds and diamonds is to be exempt from the Special Commodity Tax (SCT). Prior to this change in legislation, the two were liable for SCT at a rate of 10%...Read More

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VIETNAM: Government Moves to Maximise Migration to E-invoicing

10 Aug 2017

As of 2018, companies will no longer be entitled to print their own invoices. Instead, they will have the option of either sourcing printed invoices directly from the tax authorities or adopting the e...Read More

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LAOS: Registration of All Packaged Products Now Mandatory

4 Aug 2017

All pre-packaged products traded in or with Laos as will now have to be registered in their original packaged form with the Ministry of Science and Technology prior to being exported, imported, re-pac...Read More

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MYANMAR: Tax Dodging Property Developers Face Building Completion Certificates Blacklist

4 Aug 2017

All real estate developers and construction companies found to have evaded taxes will be denied the Building Completion Certificate (BCC)....Read More

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THAILAND: Exporters of Potential Dual Use Items to Face Increased Customs Scrutiny

1 Aug 2017

Exporters of items with a potential dual use – such as goods that are ostensibly designed for commercial use but could have a military application – will now have to comply with a number of additional...Read More

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PHILIPPINES: Pangasinan Investors Wooed with Tax Breaks and Streamlined Processing

31 July 2017

Investors in the northern province of Pangasinan (Luzon Island) are to be eligible for exemptions from corporate income tax (CIT) for at least five years under the terms of the provincial government’s...Read More

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MYANMAR: FDI Proposals of US$5 Million or Less Now Only Require Regional Approval

31 July 2017

Proposals for investment projects valued at less than US$5 million will no longer be accepted by the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC)....Read More

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LAOS: Would-be Tourism Investors Wooed with Tax Exemptions and Freedom from Land Lease Fees

26 July 2017

Would-be investors in the country’s tourism sector are set to be wooed by exemptions from tax on all profits for up to four years, as well as freedom from land lease fees for a 10-year period....Read More

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THAILAND: Trade Competition Act Details Prohibited Practices and M&A Requirements

21 July 2017

The incoming Trade Competition Act, effective as of 5 October, specifies a list of prohibited activities deemed unfair trade practices, while also establishing the Office of Trade Competition Commissi...Read More

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INDONESIA: Singapore Banks Set to Share Detail of all Indonesian Holdings

18 July 2017

The Indonesian government is set to gain access to financial data relating to any assets held by its citizens in Singapore’s banks and other financial institutions....Read More

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VIETNAM Social Media Retail Transactions Now Subject to 5% Tax

17 July 2017

Any retail business that earns more than VND 100 million (US$4,350) per year from sales via social media platforms will now have to pay a tax of 5% on the proceeds....Read More

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VIETNAM: Online Service Set to Streamline Medical Equipment Import Process

12 July 2017

The import process for medical equipment is to be streamlined under a new directive from the Ministry of Health. All such imports have now been granted Level 4 status, allowing much of the required pa...Read More

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THAILAND: Overseas Employees Given Until 1 January 2018 to Secure Work Permits

10 July 2017

Overseas employees now have until 1 January 2018 to register with the Thai authorities and secure the relevant work permits. Previously, the requirement had been imposed, as of 23 June, with immediate...Read More

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MALAYSIA: Rubberwood Exports Banned in Bid to Boost Domestic Furniture Sector

5 July 2017

A ban on all exports of rubberwood - a light-colored hardwood obtained from the Pará rubber tree – has been imposed as of 1 July....Read More

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MYANMAR: Investors in 10 Priority Sectors Promised Advantageous Treatment

4 July 2017

Investors in 10 priority sectors are to be given advantageous treatment by a number of official agencies, including the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) and any relevant local government bodies...Read More

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THAILAND: US$147 Million Fund Open to Digital Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

4 July 2017

A five-billion Baht (US$147million) Digital Economy Fund has been established to support digital entrepreneurs and start-ups across the country....Read More

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