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Private Equity Investors Increasingly Bullish About Vietnam

Private Equity Investors Increasingly Bullish About Vietnam

2014 looks to be a promising year for PE investment into Vietnam. Higher prices for companies in North America and political and regulatory risks in China are leading private equity investors to emerging markets like Vietnam.

Tax & Accounting

Choosing the Correct VAT Calculation Method in Vietnam

Choosing the Correct VAT Calculation Method in Vietnam

In this article, we outline the two methods for value-added tax calculation in Vietnam and highlight key points of consideration for each.

Legal & Regulatory

Vietnam Issues Circular 78 on Corporate Income Tax Incentives and Deductions

Vietnam Issues Circular 78 on Corporate Income Tax Incentives and Deductions

On June 18, 2014, Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance published Circular 78, which provides additional guidance regarding Decree 218 on corporate income tax incentives and deductions. The Circular will come into effect on August 2, 2014 and will be effective for the whole 2014 tax year.

Industries

Foreign Logistics Firms See Success in Vietnam

Foreign Logistics Firms See Success in Vietnam

While their presence is still small, foreign logistics firms are seeing increasing success and growth in Vietnam. As the country’s economy continues to grow, these firms are expected to continue to increase their level of investment and footprint on the ground in Vietnam.

Human Resources & Payroll

Vietnam Could Loosen Work Permit Rules for Foreigners

Vietnam Could Loosen Work Permit Rules for Foreigners

On July 8, 2014, after intense criticism from the expat community and foreign businesses, the Vietnamese government issued Resolution 47, which is intended to improve the work permit conditions for foreigners working in Vietnam.

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