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.

Legal

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

Tax

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