FIEs seek support over social insurance payout schedules

FIEs seek support over social insurance payout schedules

In the context that the production and business situation continues to be severely affected due to the latest outbreak of COVID-19, foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam are looking to suspend or extend deadlines for payment of social insurance premiums, just as the Vietnamese government has reduced and exempted taxes since last year.
Foreign-invested enterprises taking nothing for granted

Foreign-invested enterprises taking nothing for granted

While safeguarding workers from the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam, foreign-invested enterprises are rolling out new strategies to thrive in the new normal with high hopes from the vaccine rollout.
FIEs retain pole position in bolstering trade surplus

FIEs retain pole position in bolstering trade surplus

While many developed countries have been struggling with the pandemic, Vietnam has maintained a trade surplus of nearly $1.29 billion in the first two months of 2021.
Coca-Cola continues tax haggle with GDT

Coca-Cola continues tax haggle with GDT

The long-standing dispute between Vietnamese tax authorities and foreign-invested enterprises continues to rumble on, with many companies suffering legal setbacks in a bid to avoid tax obligations.
Electronics conglomerates hoping for further incentives

Electronics conglomerates hoping for further incentives

Vietnam’s attraction of overseas electronics and technology conglomerates cannot be overlooked. However, as the government is focusing on long-term acceleration of research and development and incentives for this sector, a shift from merely manufacturing to creating may soon take place among foreign-invested enterprises.
Investment at HCM City IPs up 7.16 percent  in 10M

Investment at HCM City IPs up 7.16 percent in 10M

Industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs) in HCM City attracted investment totalling 591 million USD in the first 10 months of this year, an increase of 7.16 percent year-on-year, according to the HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA).
PIT adjustments to amplify consumer spending

PIT adjustments to amplify consumer spending

The newly adopted personal income tax deduction is aspired to be the trump card for individual taxpayers in local and foreign-invested enterprises.
Harnessing further FDI to Vietnam

Harnessing further FDI to Vietnam

Since national reunification in 1975, Vietnam’s economy has grown from strength to strength. Senior economist Nguyen Mai writes about how the economy has developed in that time, with foreign direct investment serving as one of the key driving forces.
Crunch time for labour-intensive areas

Crunch time for labour-intensive areas

As the country faces an unexpected economic crisis, industrial zones are reeling to protect enterprises vulnerable to diseases, especially those labour-intensive businesses that play an important role in the nation’s exports.
FDI enterprises preparing for life after pandemic

FDI enterprises preparing for life after pandemic

Foreign-invested enterprises (FDI) in Vietnam have been maintaining production despite difficulties caused by the COVID-19 outbreak while preparing plans to recover after the pandemic ends.
FIEs struggling to perform on the stock market stage

FIEs struggling to perform on the stock market stage

Investors are souring on overseas players on the domestic stock market due to poor results, raising questions of what went wrong over the past decade.
Aligning transfer pricing with international norms

Aligning transfer pricing with international norms

The growth of foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) in Vietnam has recently raised increasingly complicated tax concerns. These problems arise primarily from the practical issues of determining the transaction price between FIEs and their related parties.
Tax authorities clamping down on foreign evaders

Tax authorities clamping down on foreign evaders

Foreign-invested enterprises will no longer be allowed to ignore their tax obligations as Vietnamese tax departments step up action on duty-dodging businesses.
Aligning Vietnamese tax procedures with the world

Aligning Vietnamese tax procedures with the world

Vietnam is welcoming more investors and the country is witnessing an increase in foreign direct investment. However, legislation and taxation in the country are concerns for financiers with varying meanings in legal documents as well as in implementation.
MoF’s legal framework to allow FIE bourse entry

MoF’s legal framework to allow FIE bourse entry

The Vietnamese government is on the way to remove roadblocks for foreign-invested enterprises to raise public capital on local bourses, in a signal to attract more overseas attention.
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