An Introduction to Double Taxation Avoidance in Vietnam

Double taxation avoidance agreements (DTAAs) help businesses from being double-taxed on their income. This also applies to businesses, legal entities, and individuals. Vietnam currently has approximately 80 DTAAs signed.

Thailand Working to Upgrade Status on Human Trafficking Watchlist

Thailand was demoted from Tier 2 to Tier 2 Watchlist in 2021. The government hopes that its efforts to combat human trafficking would allow Thailand to be reinstated on the Tier 2 list in 2022.

Thai taxman comes calling for crypto investors

Investors are worried about their tax liability and the method of calculation after the Revenue Department issued on January 31 tax guidelines for individuals engaging in crypto and digital token activities.
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Thai Government introduces financial security packages for freelancers

With a mission to improve the livelihoods of some 19.6 million informal workers, Ms. Rachada said the Cabinet has approved in principle the draft informal worker’s welfare and protection bill

Innocent but charged: Criminal liabilities and exposure in Thailand

Criminal liabilities can be imposed in a variety of ways by numerous government agencies using different tactics just within Thailand, which could be a significant challenge for corporations, directors, and executives seeking to establish thorough safeguards to defend themselves.

This is what global tax reforms could mean for Asia’s tech giants

A new set of agreed global tax reforms will change where tech giants and other global giants pay taxes, explain experts from the IMF. Investment hubs such as Singapore and Hong Kong SAR could lose up to 0.15% of GDP as a result.

Thailand Issues New Incentives to Attract Wealthy global citizens and Retirees

Thailand’s cabinet passed a resolution on September 14, 2021, introducing immigration, tax, and land ownership incentives aimed at foreign investors and skilled professionals. The incentives are part of an effort to stimulate Thailand’s economy which has been badly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thailand’s Prime Minister concerned over illegal gambling during Euro 2020

Police in Thailand is tasked with monitoring illegal gambling. Raids regularly take place resulting in fines and or jail time for people found to be hosting or playing in illegal gambling events.