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Friday, April 28, 2017
Tags: tax
Anti-corruption lessons learnt from King Le Thanh Tong Anti-corruption lessons learnt from King Le Thanh Tong
King Le Thanh Tong left glorious imprints on the Vietnamese history. After 38 years on the throne, from 1460 to 1497, he bequeathed great treasures in all political, economic, social, legal, military and diplomatic aspects. They include two valuable lessons for the ongoing anti-corruption work in Vietnam, that is, “building a clean administration” and “fighting corruption by law”.
Import of used motorcycles into Vietnam Import of used motorcycles into Vietnam
This article provides tax and customs procedures for a foreigner working in Vietnam who wishes to import his/her motorcycle into Vietnam for personal movement purpose.
Taxing online business a challenge Taxing online business a challenge
Tax authorities are finding it tough taxing e-commerce as it is not that easy controlling online business revenues given cash payments so common in Vietnam, lawyers Chau Huy Quang and Cao Dang Huy recently wrote on the Saigon Times weekly.
Customs Law helps boost international trade Customs Law helps boost international trade
The 2014 Customs Law and its guiding documents have not only codified local customs habits and practices but also legalized Vietnam’s international commitments on customs in the context of vigorous trade globalization and ever-expanding economic and customs alliances. It has established many modern legal mechanisms to facilitate international trade.
Businesses rate good and bad regulations Businesses rate good and bad regulations
A list of 114 good regulations and 123 bad regulations was selected among 9,297 nominations sent in by people and organizations from many state agencies, associations and the business community in response to the rating of regulations concerning business activities first ever launched in Vietnam.
Export duty on steel making slag to be reduced Export duty on steel making slag to be reduced
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue has assigned the Ministrys of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Science and Technology to coordinate with the Vietnam Steel Association in formulating and announcing national standards on steel making slag.
Imported goods subject to customs procedures at import border gates to be listed Imported goods subject to customs procedures at import border gates to be listed
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue has instructed the Ministry of Finance to complete a list of imported goods subject to customs procedures at border gates of importation to be submitted to the Prime Minister for promulgation in March.
Moves taken to protect local carmakers Moves taken to protect local carmakers
Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade and relevant agencies to study the possibility of applying safeguards to protect the domestic automobile manufacturing industry from looming zero-tariff car imports.
Circular on import export origin certification to be revised Circular on import, export origin certification to be revised
Hundreds of representatives of southern enterprises, business associations and warehousing and port service businesses have contributed their opinions to a draft circular amending and supplementing the Ministry of Finance’s Circular No. 38/2015/TT-BTC and another circular on inspection and certification of origin of imports and exports.
BAC NINH province - a hi-tech development hotspot BAC NINH province - a hi-tech development hotspot
Bac Ninh is rich in culture and revolutionary tradition and well-known for a number of cultural and historical celebrities as well as folk art, particularly “quan ho” (love duets) singing that was recognized as a UNESCO Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

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