Tax & Legal

Our tax and legal practice in Lao PDR comprises of experienced local professionals and a strong network of international consultants offering a wealth of practical experience and knowledge in relation to the laws and regulations of Laos.


PwC specialises in commercial and corporate law and has represented multinational and local clients in a wide range of industry sectors.

PwC also advises Governments and public sector enterprises in international transactions, restructuring and issues relating to transitions to the private sector.

Legal services:

  • Advice and assistance with setting up a company, branch, representative office
  • Foreign investment licence applications and government liaison services
  • Corporate and commercial advice
  • Trademark registrations
  • Advice on Labour Law
  • Drafting agreements in compliance with Lao Laws
  • Legal due diligence reviews
  • Advice and services to obtain work permits and business visas


Our team also advises on the changing tax regulations in Lao PDR, providing you and your business with a clear understanding of the issues and regulations that affect your business.

Taxation services:

  • Advice on Lao tax regulations
  • Assistance with tax compliance, including preparation of personal income tax and profits tax returns
  • Liaison services with the Lao tax authorities
  • Advice on withholding tax obligations on payments made to overseas
  • Tax reviews and compliance "healthchecks"
  • Advice on investment structuring
  • Taxation due diligence reviews