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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Tags: online business
Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code
At its 3rd session wrapped up last month, the National Assembly passed a law making a raft of amendments to the 2015 Penal Code with effect from early next year. More than 200 articles of the Code have been amended, one new article added and another removed. These amendments include not only corrections of technical errors but also many criminal justice policy changes. Below are the most prominent of them.
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.
Vietnams legal framework on e-commerce: some inadequacies and solutions Vietnam’s legal framework on e-commerce: some inadequacies and solutions
The development of the Internet and its universal use have paved the way for the growth of online business activities and brought about huge benefits to business entities. When participating in e-commerce, entities must comply with not only direct regulations on e-commerce but also relevant investment, commerce and civil laws. Therefore, the building and completion of a legal framework on e-commerce has become imperative.
New regulation sets heavier fines against e-commerce swindlers New regulation sets heavier fines against e-commerce swindlers
From January 5, 2016, enterprises that set up mobile applications for online sale of goods or provision of e-commerce services without notifying to or registering with the Ministry of Industry and Trade will have to pay a hefty fine.
Online business scam reveals e-commerce law loopholes Online business scam reveals e-commerce law loopholes
Early this month three top managers of online marketplace muaban24.vn were arrested for alleged online trading scam and tax evasion.
Policy digest (Vol. 18 - No 205 September 2011) Policy digest (Vol. 18 - No 205 September 2011)
Foreign passengers on exit will have value-added tax refunded for commodities they buy in Vietnam under a draft regulation to be issued soon by the Ministry of Finance, according to a pilot plan to promote tourism approved by the Prime Minister in July.
Circular No. 14/2010/TT-BKH: Online business registration rolled out Circular No. 14/2010/TT-BKH: Online business registration rolled out
Business registration becomes more convenient Business registration becomes more convenient
Under Government Decree No. 43/2010/ND-CP of April 15, from June 1 individuals wishing to start a business can make business registration through the national business registration portal instead of carrying out cumbersome procedures at different state agencies.
DECREE No. 43/2010/ND-CP: Business registration simplified with online system DECREE No. 43/2010/ND-CP: Business registration simplified with online system
Regulation to facilitate online business registration Regulation to facilitate online business registration

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