Vietnam NewsBriefs*

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A periodic summary of new rulings and other legal documents relating to legal, tax and investment developments in Vietnam.

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NewsBriefs - 2014

  • 27 November 2014 - What sets top performing HR teams apart?English / Vietnamese
  • 26 November 2014 - Two new tax laws!English / Vietnamese
  • 25 November 2014 - New regulations on registration of operating offices of oil and gas subcontractors in Ba Ria Vung Tau Province English / Vietnamese
  • 21 November 2014 - Investments in Asia Pacific will continue to climb English / Vietnamese
  • 18 November 2014 - Minimum salaries increased from 1 January 2015 English / Vietnamese
  • 17 November 2014 - Import license for fertilizer products English / Vietnamese
  • 13 November 2014 - PwC former Global Managing Partner Jermyn Brooks talks at Eurocham Business Luncheon English
  • 12 November 2014 - Consumption norm adjustments for exported goods English / Vietnamese
  • 28 October 2014 - Circular 151 guiding Decree 91 on various tax issues English / Vietnamese
  • 10 October 2014 - A&P cap to be abolished English
  • 9 October 2014 - Decree 91 amending various tax decrees English / Vietnamese
  • 7 October 2014 - Forensics - Conflicts of Interest English
  • 3 October 2014 - Global State of Information Security Survey 2015 English / Vietnamese
  • 30 September 2014 - Circular 25 Foreign Loan Registration English / Vietnamese
  • 17 September 2014 - Further changes proposed to the draft Law on Investment English
  • 4 September 2014 - New customs law English / Vietnamese
  • 4 September 2014 - Simplification of tax filing procedures English / Vietnamese
  • 29 August 2014 - Resolution 63 proposing tax measures to address financial difficulties faced by enterprises English / Vietnamese
  • 27 August 2014 - Customs update: Import requirements for used machinery, equipment and production lines English / Vietnamese
  • 21 August 2014 - Decree 75 on Vietnamese employees working for foreign entities in Vietnam English / Vietnamese
  • 19 August 2014 - New Foreign Contractor Tax regulations – significant extensions in scope English / Vietnamese
  • 14 August 2014 - Revised TP Declaration Form English / Vietnamese
  • 1 August 2014 - Managing Vietnam Personal Income Tax of frequent business travellers English / Vietnamese
  • 31 July 2014 - New Law On Bankruptcy English / Vietnamese
  • July 2014 - PwC launches Human Capital Benchmarking study English / Vietnamese
  • 25 July 2014 - New Land Law English / Vietnamese
  • July 2014 - Leading change English / Vietnamese
  • 14 July 2014 - Circular 78 on Corporate Income Tax (CIT) English / Vietnamese
  • 9 July 2014 - America dominates the world top 100 most valuable companies English / Vietnamese
  • 13 June 2014 - New measures targeting foreign sourced loans English / Vietnamese
  • June 2014 - Talent Adaptability - Global economy misses out on $150bn due to talent mismatch English / Vietnamese
  • 6 June 2014 - World Cup home advantage boost for Brazil, but England face battle in ‘Group of Death’, says PwC report English
  • 4 June 2014 - Personal income tax (PIT) applicable to airfares provided to employees working on a rotation basis: English / Vietnamese
  • 26 May 2014 - Circular 39/2014 on invoicing regulations: English / Vietnamese
  • 23 May 2014 - Tax relief for victims of recent riots: English / Vietnamese
  • 6 March 2014 - New Decree on invoicing: English / Vietnamese
  • 4 March 2014 - PwC People Services: English / Vietnamese
  • 20 February 2014 - Circular 219 on Value Added Tax (VAT): English / Vietnamese
  • 14 February 2014 - Guidance on 2013 Personal Income Tax (PIT) Finalisation: English / Vietnamese
  • 15 January 2014 - An update on work permit issuance in Ho Chi Minh City: English / Vietnamese
  • 14 January 2014 - Circular 201/2013 guiding the application of the Advanced Pricing Arrangement in tax administration: English / Vietnamese
  • 3 January 2014 - Circular 205/2013 on implementation of Double Tax Agreements: English / Vietnamese
  • 3 January 2014 - Decree guiding implementation of the Law on Advertising: English / Vietnamese
  • 3 January 2014 - Decree 209 on Value Added Tax: English / Vietnamese
  • 3 January 2014 - Decree 218 on Corporate Income Tax: English / Vietnamese

NewsBriefs - 2013

  • 20 December 2013 - Registration of Value Added Tax (VAT) declaration method for 2014: English / Vietnamese
  • 20 December 2013 - Notification of bank accounts to the tax authorities: English / Vietnamese
  • 18 December 2013 - 2013 year end tax compliance: English / Vietnamese
  • 13 December 2013 - Amended regulations on tax administration and penalties: English / Vietnamese
  • 13 December 2013 - Amended Decree on Industrial Zones (IZ) and Export Processing Zones (EPZ): English / Vietnamese
  • 12 December 2013 - Minimum salaries increased from January 2014: English / Vietnamese
  • 6 December 2013 - New Decree on financing of Trade Unions issued: English / Vietnamese
  • 5 December 2013 - Representative Office Annual Operations Report: English / Vietnamese
  • 4 November 2013 - Draft Circular on implementation of Double Tax Agreements (“DTA”) introduces ani-treaty shopping rules: English / Vietnamese
  • 1 November 2013 - Vietnamese tax authorities significantly increase transfer pricing enforcement activity: English / Vietnamese
  • 31 Octobber 2013 - Voluntary pension scheme: English / Vietnamese
  • 15 Octobber 2013 - New regulations on customs procedures: English / Vietnamese
  • October 2013 - PwC Strategy and Operations Consulting: English
  • 17 September 2013 - New Decree on foreigners working in Vietnam: English / Vietnamese
  • 12 September 2013 - New Circular on Personal Income Taxes (PIT): English / Vietnamese
  • 23 August 2013 - Draft Advance Pricing Arrangement Circular: English / Vietnamese
  • 11 July 2013 - Re-registration of foreign-invested enterprises: English / Vietnamese
  • 8 July 2013 - Creating future leaders: English / Vietnamese
  • 4 July 2013 - New basic salary effective from 1 July 2013: English / Vietnamese
  • 2 July 2013 - New Decree on Personal Income Tax: English / Vietnamese
  • 24 June 2013 - New laws on Corporate Income Tax (CIT) and Value Added Tax (VAT): English  / Vietnamese
  • 12 June 2013 - New decree on labour outsourcing: English / Vietnamese
  • 10 June 2013 - Depreciation of buildings without ownership certificate: English / Vietnamese
  • 10 June 2013 - People and change - Compensation and benefits: English / Vietnamese
  • 7 June 2013 - New Value Added Tax regulations: English / Vietnamese
  • 3 June 2013 - Talent war threatens banks' bottom line: English / Vietnamese
  • 30 May 2013 - Using foreign currency in Vietnam - a clear restricted scope: English / Vietnamese
  • 28 May 2013 - Personal Income Tax debt enforcement: English / Vietnamese
  • 27 May 2013 - New Decrees guiding the 2012 Labour Code: English / Vietnamese
  • 23 May 2013 - New Circular on depreciation of fixed assets: English / Vietnamese
  • 14 May 2013 - New Circular 08 - Retail activities - more information on Economic Needs Test: English / Vietnamese
  • 7 May 2013 - PwC Vietnam receives Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit for tax consulting: English / Vietnamese
  • 26 April 2013 - New Circular on unemployment insurance: English / Vietnamese
  • 5 April 2013 - The need for environmental and social governance in stock exchanges: English
  • 3 April 2013 - New Circular 13 on enterprise registration: English / Vietnamese
  • 27 March 2013 - Delivering better business results through talent: English / Vietnamese
  • 27 February 2013 - Fiscal stimulus measures for 2013: English / Vietnamese
  • 4 February 2013 - E-commerce - a largely untapped opportunity in Vietnam: English / Vietnamese
  • 23 January 2013 - 2012 Personal Income Tax (“PIT”) Finalisation: English / Vietnamese
  • 16 January 2013 - Draft decrees guiding new Law on Trade Unions and new Labour Code: English / Vietnamese
  • 16 January 2013 - Fiscal stimulus measures for 2013: English / Vietnamese
  • 9 January 2013 - Amended Law on Tax Administration effective from 1 July 2013: English / Vietnamese
  • 9 January 2013 - PIT treatment of airfares and accommodation for certain non-resident employees: English / Vietnamese
  • 8 January 2013 - Finance Function - Are you the business partner that your organisation is looking for? English / Vietnamese
  • 4 January 2013 - Capturing value through effective integration of people: English / Vietnamese

 

NewsBriefs - 2012

  • 25 December 2012 - Conversion of Corporate Income Tax ("CIT") incentives: English / Vietnamese
  • 21 December 2012 - Foreign contractor withholding tax update: English / Vietnamese
  • 19 December 2012 - VAT exemption for interest paid to non-banks: English / Vietnamese
  • 10 December 2012 - New regional minimum salaries from January 2013: English / Vietnamese
  • 05 December 2012 - Representative Office Annual Operations Report: English / Vietnamese
  • 22 November 2012 - Personal Income Tax changes in 2013: English / Vietnamese
  • 22 November 2012 - Foreign Contractor Withholding Tax collection: English / Vietnamese
  • 15 November 2012 - New rules on accounting for retrenchment allowance provisions and foreign exchange differences: English / Vietnamese
  • 5 November 2012 - South East Asia – Investment Opportunities, Tax & Other Incentives: English
  • 30 October 2012 - A further 3-month payment deferral for June 2012 Value Added Tax: English / Vietnamese
  • 18 October 2012 - Tightened tax control on enterprises: English / Vietnamese
  • 15 October 2012 - Import-export rights of foreign traders that do not have a permanent establishment in Vietnam: English / Vietnamese
  • 10 October 2012 - Is HR working for your business? English / Vietnamese
  • 9 October 2012 - Update on Value Added Tax (“VAT”) on interest paid to non-banks: English / Vietnamese
  • 21 September 2012 - Stock/shares awarded to Vietnamese employees: English / Vietnamese
  • 20 September 2012 - Guidance on fiscal stimulus measures: English / Vietnamese
  • 19 September 2012 - Temporary suspension on importation of used machinery, equipment and technology lines: English / Vietnamese
  • 17 September 2012 - Important changes proposed to the Double Taxation Agreement between Vietnam and Singapore: English / Vietnamese
  • 11 September 2012 - How are you managing the rising costs of people? English / Vietnamese
  • 6 September 2012 - Personal Income Tax exemption under Double Taxation Agreement English / Vietnamese
  • 5 September 2012 - Law on anti-money laundering: English / Vietnamese
  • 31 August 2012 - Restrictions on the goods which can be purchased by foreign-owned export processing enterprises: English / Vietnamese
  • 21 August 2012 - Foreign tax credit for PIT purposes: English / Vietnamese
  • 20 August 2012 - Stricter controls over foreigners working in Vietnam: English / Vietnamese
  • 14 August 2012 - Update on Value Added Tax invoices quoting foreign currency: English / Vietnamese
  • 7 August 2012 - New law on prices: English / Vietnamese
  • 7 August 2012 - New circular on Corporate Income Tax: English / Vietnamese
  • 12 July 2012 - Allowances for overseas business trip: English / Vietnamese
  • 10 July 2012 - Draft Decree guiding the Investment Law: English / Vietnamese
  • 9 July 2012 - Interpretation of permanent establishment for VAT zero-rating purposes: English / Vietnamese
  • 5 July 2012 - Value Added Tax on interest paid to foreign lenders: English / Vietnamese
  • 4 July 2012 - Tax code registration for contractors: English / Vietnamese
  • 25 June 2012 - Tax cuts and proposal for more changes in 2013: English / Vietnamese
  • 20 June 2012 - New laws: English / Vietnamese
  • 12 June 2012 - Contractor licences and management of foreign contractors in Vietnam: English / Vietnamese
  • 31 May 2012 - Legal update on draft new foreign exchange regulations: English / Vietnamese
  • 30 May 2012 - New Circular on Foreign Contractor Withholding Tax: English / Vietnamese
  • 28 May 2012 - Further update on tax incentives for SMEs: English / Vietnamese
  • 17 May 2012 - Registration of tax code for Foreign Contractor Withholding Tax purposes: English / Vietnamese
  • 15 May 2012 - Tax incentives for SMEs: English / Vietnamese
  • 13 April 2012 - Common minimum salary from 1 May 2012: English / Vietnamese
  • 13 April 2012 - Tax implications of VAT invoices denominated in foreign currency: English / Vietnamese
  • 10 April 2012 - Proposed changes of the Law on Personal Income Tax: English / Vietnamese
  • 29 March 2012 - Additional requirement on CIT payment deferral: English / Vietnamese
  • 29 March 2012 - Changes to granting and taking security: English / Vietnamese
  • 16 March 2012 - New circular on VAT: English / Vietnamese
  • 17 February 2012 - VAT on lending by non-banks: English / Vietnamese
  • 17 February 2012 - Environment protection tax: English / Vietnamese
  • 16 February 2012 - Export duty exemption for construction materials taken from domestic market into non-tariff zone: English / Vietnamese
  • 7 February 2012 - Corporate Income Tax and transfer pricing annual compliance: English / Vietnamese
  • 3 February 2012 - VAT refund for foreign visitors: English / Vietnamese
  • 3 February 2012 - Additional CIT payment deferral: English / Vietnamese
  • 1 February 2012 - Guidance on 2011 PIT finalisation: English / Vietnamese
  • 1 February 2012 - Some legal updates on Vietnamese market entry by foreigners: English / Vietnamese
  • 31 January 2012 - New customs tariff for 2012: English / Vietnamese
  • 12 January 2012 - New decrees on SST, VAT and CIT: English / Vietnamese

 

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NewsBriefs - 2009

NewsBriefs - 2008