Bhavana Kumar
Associate Director

Biography

Bhavana has specialist marketing, managerial, administrative, secretarial and human resources experience gained from the textile industry, an international school prior to joining RSM Thailand in 2007.

Solutions

Bhavana’s time spent in the industry ensures that she understands the requirements of an international consulting company back office including:-

  • human resources function managing a payroll  in excess of a hundred employees;
  • secretarial duties utilising various software packages including databases and payroll software;
  • events and marketing functions; and,
  • management of audit and accounting practice.

Significant Projects

  • Implementation of new payroll and human resource system into the consulting accounting practice.
  • Implementation of practice management system for the consulting practice.
  • Implementation of educational processes into an international school.
  • Arrange and control of various large marketing events to promote business.
  • Management of large second tier accounting, auditing and consulting office.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Assumption University of Thailand (ABAC)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Assumption University of Thailand (ABAC)

 

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Publications

Employee Social Security Contribution Rate in Thailand Reduced to 75 baht for Two Months

11 February 2021
As the second wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic crisis hits Thailand, there are a series of legislative taxation amendments being made and, in this case, more than one time in one month.     Effective 26th January 2021, the Thai Social Security Office further reduces employees' contributions to the worker welfare fund f...

New Year Amendment in Social Security Payment Obligations in Thailand Due to Second Wave of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

6 January 2021
By Bhavana Kumar As the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic crisis hits Thailand, a series of legislative taxation amendments have been enacted.  Effective 1st January 2021, the Thai Social Security Office has reduced employers and employees' contributions to the worker welfare fund for three months (1 January 2021 –...

DOWNSIZING AS A RESULT OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS - YOUR LIABILITIES

14 May 2020
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic crisis, many businesses are reviewing costs and one of the measures under consideration may include reduction of the workforce.  In accordance with Thai Labour Laws, making staff redundant owing to financial reasons or as a result of the recession is considered to be “termination without cause” and therefor...

Reduction of Withholding Tax Rates - Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Relief Measures

9 April 2020
By Bhavana Kumar In light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis, there are several changes being made around the world and in the Kingdom of Thailand to assist taxpayers. On 30 March 2020, Ministerial Regulation Number 361 was announced and published by the Thai government to reduce Thai withholding tax rates on certain types of payments....

Impact of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on Social Security Payment Obligations in Thailand

7 April 2020
By Bhavana Kumar  As Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic crisis continues to evolve, there are a series of legislative taxation amendments being made around the world and in the Kingdom of Thailand. The Thai Social Security System is introducing several changes to deal with the situation and accommodate employers and employees accordingl...