Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam 2014-2015
Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam 2014-2015, which is out now and available for download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore, offers a comprehensive overview of the major taxes foreign investors are likely to encounter when establishing or operating a business in Vietnam, as well as other tax-relevant obligations. This concise, detailed, yet pragmatic guide is ideal for CFOs, compliance officers and heads of accounting who need to be able to navigate the complex tax and accounting landscape in Vietnam in order to effectively manage and strategically plan their Vietnam operations.
Taxation permeates business transactions in Vietnam, and a strong understanding of tax liabilities enables foreign investors to maximize the tax efficiency of their foreign investment while ensuring full compliance with all tax laws and regulations. This guide overviews taxes for businesses and individuals, and discusses accounting and audit in the Vietnam business context. Tax, Accounting, and Audit in Vietnam covers the following topics:
- Vietnam’s Tax System
- Vietnam’s Business Taxes
- Individual Income Tax
- Accounting, Audit and Compliance
- International Taxation
Within these topics, we discuss Vietnam’s tax laws and administration, corporate income tax, value-added tax, and individual income tax calculation and applicability. We also cover such topics as annual compliance requirements and profits/dividends repatriation. In the international taxation context, we address such topics as transfer pricing and double taxation treaties. This simple and easy to understand guidebook will be of practical use to all executives involved in handling company finance’s concerning Vietnam, including:
- Chief Executive Officers
- Chief Financial Officers
- Accounting Managers
- Tax Specialists
The content of this guide was compiled by Dezan Shira & Associates staff in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence and financial review services to foreign investors in emerging Asia.
Asia Briefing Ltd. is a subsidiary of Dezan Shira & Associates. Dezan Shira is a specialist foreign direct investment practice, providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence and financial review services to multinationals investing in China, Hong Kong, India, Vietnam, Singapore and the rest of ASEAN. For further information, please email email@example.com or visit www.dezshira.com.
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