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Saturday, January 23, 2021
Tags: tax administration
New regulations on tax administration New regulations on tax administration
The guiding text of the 2019 Law on Tax Administration has recently been issued by the Government with a series of new provisions designed to create convenience for taxpayers and reduce tax-related compliance costs while increasing the effectiveness of tax administration activities.
Top ten legal documents in 2020 Top ten legal documents in 2020
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include Investment Law, Enterprise Law, Law on Environmental Protection, Decree 41 on the extension of time limits for payment of tax and land rental, Decree 132 tax administration of enterprises having affiliate transactions, among others.
Official Gazette issues Nos 68-72/2020 released on October 07 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 68-72/2020, released on October 07, 2020
Platforms providing cross-border services and the adversity of reversed protection of foreign businesses in Vietnam Platforms providing cross-border services and the adversity of reversed protection of foreign businesses in Vietnam
In the era of Industry 4.0, the physical border gradually becomes invisible when all services are provided and people’s demands are satisfied in the cyberspace where there are no borderline that may prevent any organizations or individuals with adequate capacity, passion and creativity from providing their own services worldwide.
Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens
The Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, has institutionalized the 2013 Constitution regarding citizens’ right to free movement and residence within the country and their right to leave the country and return home from abroad.
Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses Businesses to enjoy higher deduction rate of loan interest expenses
The deduction limit of enterprises’ total loan interest expenses will be increased to 30 percent from the current 20 percent of earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA).
Business registration procedures to be linked among state agencies Business registration procedures to be linked among state agencies
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft decree allowing state management agencies in charge of enterprise registration, labor, insurance and taxation to coordinate with one another in shortening the time of carrying out procedures related to business startups.
Shaping a legal framework for cryptoassets in Vietnam Shaping a legal framework for cryptoassets in Vietnam
For the time being, there has been no unified definition of “cryptoasset” or “digital asset” or “virtual asset” in the world. According to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, “a virtual asset is a digital representation of value that can be digitally traded, or transferred, and can be used for payment or investment purposes.”[1] Canada’s model legislation regarding digital assets, the Uniform Access to Digital Assets by Fiduciaries Act, defines “a digital asset” as “a record that is created, recorded, transmitted or stored in digital or other intangible form by electronic, magnetic or optical means or by any other similar means.”[2] Cryptocurrency (or virtual currency) is a form of cryptoassets (or virtual assets). There is also no unified definition of this term in the world.
Tax and land rental break decreed Tax and land rental break decreed
The Government on April 8 issued Decree 41 approving the extension of deadlines for payment of some taxes and land rentals in order to support businesses suffering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Top ten legal documents in 2019 Top ten legal documents in 2019
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Labor Code, the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, Prime Minister Decision 1068/QD-TTg,Law on Tax Administration, and a Prime Minister Decision adopting the national strategy for intellectual property rights, among others.

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