Tax newsbriefs

Decree 68/2020/ND-CP (“Decree 68”)

6 July 2020
On 24 June 2020, Government has issued Decree No. 68/2020/ND-CP (“Decree 68”) amending and supplementing Clause 3, Article 8, Decree No. 20/2017/ND-CP on guiding tax administration for enterprises engaging in related party transactions. Decree 68 took effect from the date of signing and is applied for Corporate Income Tax ("CIT") year of 2019.

Decree 58/2020 ND-CP (“Decree 58”)

1 July 2020
On 27 May 2020, the Government issued Decree 58/2020 ND-CP (“Decree 58”), providing guidance on employer’s contribution to the SI fund for occupational diseases and accident. Decree 58 comes into effect on 15 July 2020. Please follow the link below to read full newsbrief.

Extension of deadline to pay tax

16 April 2020
On 08 April 2020, the Government released Decree 41/2020/NĐ-CP regarding the extension of deadlines for payments of taxes and land rental fee. The Decree took effect from the signing date (08 April 2020). Please follow the link below to read full newsbrief.

Support for PIT finalization in 2019 by HCMC Tax Dept

6 March 2020
Notice of HCMC Tax Department regarding support for Personal Income Tax (PIT) finalization in 2019 for individuals and organizations Read more

Free Trade Agreement signed with European Union (EVFTA)

4 July 2019
After a long journey, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and EU–Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) was signed in Hanoi on Sunday, 30 June 2019. It’s the second largest trading partner in the ASEAN region.

Policies take effect in May

22 May 2018
Policies take effect in May   03 - 05 - 2018 VGP  

Conditions for registering for multi-level marketing activities

2 April 2018
The Government has issued Decree No. 40/2018/NĐ-CP on management of multi-level marketing activities. An organization registering for multi-level marketing activities must meet seven following conditions:

State President promulgates six new laws

19 December 2017
The Office of the State President convened a press conference to announce the State President’s orders to publicize six new laws which were passed at the recent fourth session of the 14th National Assembly.

VAT refund process needs simplifying: experts

11 December 2017
Experts have urged simplifying the procedures to receive refunds on value-added tax (VAT) for foreign tourists.

Policies come into force since December

5 December 2017
A string of new policies on administrative penalties on measurement, management of State budget on external activities, and supervision of stock transactions will come into effect since December 2017. Administrative violations on measurements 

Ministry proposes tax law changes

18 November 2017
The Ministry of Finance has proposed amendments to the Law on Tax Management, aiming to enhance efficiency of tax collection from multinational companies, cross-border transactions and online businesses.

Policies take effect since November

18 November 2017
A series of new policies on wine business, establishment of social support facilities, supervision of securities transactions on the securities market, assessment of language proficiency come into effect in November 2017. Encouraging establishment of social support facilities

Proposed new tax law

28 September 2017
The Ministry of Finance recently held a press conference to discuss a draft new tax law amending the current laws on VAT, Special Sales Tax, Corporate Income Tax, Personal Income Tax and Natural Resources Tax.

Derivatives trading: Individual investors must pay 0.1% tax

9 September 2017
Individual investors that participate in derivatives trading market have to pay a 0.1 per cent income tax for derivatives trading transactions. The tax is imposed on the trading prices of derivatives transactions, which could be sell and buy orders and expiry of the futures contracts.

New regulations on import and export

7 September 2017
The Ministry of Finance has held a meeting to introduce changes in the list of Viet Nam’s export and import goods as per Circular No 65/2017 / TT-BTC. The new circular will take effect from January 1 next year.


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