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2018 Vietnam Compliance Calendar

Download our 2018 Vietnam Compliance Calendar, which provides an overview of the dates and obligations for Accounting, Taxation, Payroll and Statistical Lodgements for Vietnamese entities for the 2018 Financial Year.


Client Update, December 2017: Personal Income Tax Finalisations

With the 2017 year end approaching, it is time for individuals who earned income in Vietnam during the year to consider their obligations for their annual personal tax finalisations.


Vietnam Tax Update November 2017

Our November 2017 Tax Update publication focuses on upcoming changes for payroll expenses and calculations for Vietnamese employers, along with a selection of Official Letters released by the tax authorities.


Client Update, November 2017: Changes for 2018 Payrolls in Vietnam

Substantial changes come into effect from 1 January 2018 affecting the calculation of payrolls in Vietnam. The results of the changes are that, essentially, remuneration payments received by employees will be subject to compulsory Insurances and Personal Income Tax (“PIT”) unless specifically excluded.


Corporate Structures in Vietnam for Foreign Investors

We have released our guide to Corporate Structures in Vietnam for Foreign Investors.

This publication provides easy to read guidance covering the available structures when investing in Vietnam, the key roles and positions of individuals, and documents required for investment.


Vietnam Tax Update October 2017

Our October 2017 Tax Update publication takes a look at the Vietnam Government’s continuing move to online services, with further guidance released for online Work Permit applications for foreign staff seeking to work and be tax compliant in Vietnam. We also look at a collection of Official Letters from the tax authorities that provide guidance to companies operating in Vietnam.


Vietnam Tax Update September 2017

This month we look at a proposal for structural changes to Vietnam’s taxation system in this September 2017 publication of our Tax Updates from Domicile Corporate Services. We also look at other releases from the authorities that we believe are of interest to taxpayers in Vietnam.


Vietnam Tax Update August 2017

This August 2017 Tax Updates publication from Domicile Corporate Services looks at selected changes that have an impact on businesses operating in Vietnam. If you have any questions arising from this publication, then please contact us.


Client Update, August 2017: Social Insurance for Foreign Employees in 2018

At the present time, foreign individuals working in Vietnam are only subject to compulsory government Health Insurance and Personal Income Tax on their salary. However, changes from 1 January 2018 will result in Social Insurance becoming compulsory for most foreign employees in Vietnam. With a total impact to salaries of up to 25.5% (17.5% employer portion and 8% employee portion), this may result in a substantial impact on payroll costs and take-home salaries.


Vietnam Transfer Pricing: The Impacts on Small Businesses with Foreign Transactions

Changes released during 2017 to the Transfer Pricing regulations in Vietnam, together with the additional procedural changes from the Vietnam tax authorities, have made the process of transacting with related companies abroad from Vietnam more complicated and uncertain, particularly for smaller foreign invested businesses.


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