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Official Gazette

Sunday, October 22, 2017
Tags: tax
New Railway Law New Railway Law
Coming into force from July next year, the 2017 Railway Law, passed by the National Assembly in June, prescribes railway infrastructure planning, investment, construction, protection, management, maintenance and development. It also stipulates railway industry and railway business.
Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 July 2017 published on October 9 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 1-3 July 2017, published on October 9, 2017
Amending policies and laws to speed up land accumulation Amending policies and laws to speed up land accumulation
Land accumulation and consolidation aim at increasing agricultural production efficiency through expansion of production scope, sci-tech application and formation of specialized farming zones to develop a market-driven hi-tech agriculture.
Social network management in the coming time Social network management in the coming time
The current number of social network users in Vietnam is estimated at about 35 million, accounting for 37 percent of the entire population, with the average daily time they spend on social networks reaching two hours and 18 minutes. Besides their positive aspects, social networks pose not a few challenges directly affecting the social environment and community interests, even national security. Therefore, seeking appropriate solutions to managing social networks in the new situation which conform with international practices and suit the particular conditions of Vietnam, thus turning challenges into opportunities, is one of the top priorities of the country today.
MoIT slashes 675 business and investment conditions MoIT slashes 675 business and investment conditions
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on September 20 decided to remove 675 out of 1,216 business and investment conditions under its management during 2017-18.
Decision No. 1191/QD-TTg of August 14 2017 Decision No. 1191/QD-TTg of August 14, 2017
approving the bond market development roadmap during 2017-2020, with a vision toward 2030
Imported used car duty to be doubled Imported used car duty to be doubled
Traders would have to pay an extra USD 5,000 of import duty to bring a used car with nine seats or less into Vietnam, if a draft decree recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance is approved.
Stricter rules for mineral management and mining Stricter rules for mineral management and mining
Experts proposed to revise a number of provisions of the Mineral Law for stricter and more effective management of mineral activities, heard a recent workshop in Hanoi.
Finance Ministry proposal to tax transfer of land use rights receives negative response Finance Ministry proposal to tax transfer of land use rights receives negative response
The Ministry of Finance has recently proposed the imposition of value-added tax on the transfer of land use rights under the revised Law on Value-Added Tax.
Tax offices would supervise casino business: drafters Tax offices would supervise casino business: drafters
Tax offices would directly supervise operations of casinos in localities, proposed the Ministry of Finance in a draft circular guiding the management and supervision of tax collection for casino business activities under Government Decree 03 issued in January.

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