KPMG Vietnam kicks off annual tax seminars

December 08, 2017 | 22:09
The KPMG Vietnam Tax Institute 2017 series held its first session in Ho Chi Minh City this week, covering the most pressing issues of Vietnam’s tax system. 
Attendees at KPMG Tax Institute 2017's Ho Chi Minh City session

The seminar provided a comprehensive overview of Vietnam’s macroeconomic outlook and tax environment in 2017 to more than 500 participants coming come from major businesses in Southern Vietnam.

Partners and directors from KPMG Vietnam also discussed the impact of recent regulatory updates and provided insights into new tax-related issues that can affect companies.

KPMG experts in the discussion panel

Some of the topics covered in the seminar include corporate tax, value-added tax, indirect taxes, transfer pricing, and tax dispute resolution.

Participants were particularly interested in Vietnam’s recent proposals to revise its tax law, which includes a hike in value-added tax, changes in capital assignment profit tax, and other amendments to personal income tax. They also wanted to know how fast-growing online businesses in the country might be taxed.

At the seminar, KPMG also introduced its tax intelligence solutions for companies.

The series will continue with another session in Hanoi on December 13 and Danang on December 14. KPMG Tax Institute is an annual event hosted by the professional services firm.

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