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‘Advance in Vietnam’ Episode 7: Corporate Structures in Vietnam for Foreign Investors – Recommendations and Distinctions


In this episode, I’m discussing with Matthew Lourey, Managing Partner at Domicile Corporate Services about the most common structures foreign investors use when entering Vietnam, looking at appropriate investment vehicles, relevant operating structures, responsibilities and requirements for key representatives of foreign owned businesses in Vietnam.

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Vietnam Tax & Accounting Update June 2020


This June 2020 publication of our Tax and Accounting Updates looks at a Resolution increasing personal and dependent deductions for Personal Income Tax (“PIT”), Official Letter clarifying the application of deferrals for Corporate Income Tax (“CIT”) and Value Added Tax (“VAT”) for 2020, and discussion of the release of the Vietnam - EU Free Trade Agreement , along with our regular review of recent Official Letters released by the Tax Authorities.

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2020 Vietnam Payroll Quick Guide (Updated for Salaries from 1 July 2020)


Our updated 2020 Vietnam Payroll Quick Guide, effective for payrolls after 1 July 2020, includes recent increases in personal deductions and dependent deductions for employees. This guide assists employers and employees to understand general calculations and obligations with payroll and payroll related taxes and insurances in Vietnam.

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Changes to Capital Account Requirements for Foreign Investors in Vietnam – Transition Period Ending September 2020


On 6 September 2019 significant changes come into effect regarding Capital Accounts and capital flows for foreign investors in Vietnam, including transitional arrangements for certain existing investors. Foreign investors in Vietnam should review and ensure they remain compliant before the transitional period expires in September 2020.

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2020-2021 Vietnam Compliance Calendar


We have released our updated 2020-2021 Vietnam Compliance Calendar, detailing key dates and obligations for Accounting, Taxation, Payroll and Statistical Lodgements for Vietnamese entities for the next 12 months. This guide provides is an important foundation for any company's compliance and reporting planning in Vietnam.

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‘Advance in Vietnam’ Podcast Episode 6: 7 Critical mistakes investors make after starting a business in Vietnam


In this episode, I’m discussing with Matthew Lourey, Managing Partner at Domicile Corporate Services about the most consequential mistakes foreign investors make after establishing their business in Vietnam, and advise on how to avoid these problems from the beginning, or how to mitigate their risks if they couldn’t have been avoided.

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Vietnam’s New Labour Code: Employment Implications for Foreign Individuals


On November 20, 2019, the National Assembly adopted the Labour Code No. 45/2019/QH14 (“Labour Code 2019”). The Labour Code 2019 will come into effect on 1 January 2021.

This publication provides updates on changes to provisions effecting foreign employees working in Vietnam under the (new) Labour Code 2019, and also compares these provisions with the current Labour Code No. 10/2012/QH13 (“Labour Code 2012”).

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