There are very few SMEs that would not take the issue of intellectual property rights (IPR) seriously in their home countries, but IPR legislation can be opaque when they move overseas. Here we take a look at the top 3 IPR mistakes SMEs make in ASEAN.
In this ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we look at some of the important regulatory changes taking place in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand during the month of August.
Over the past year, the Philippines has been making great strides in improving its business environment. Chief among these improvements has been the government’s efforts to simplify the country’s tax system. The Southeast Asian nation is now continuing its efforts to improve the system of e-filing tax returns and the promotion of its use by businesses throughout the country.
In this ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we look at some of the important regulatory changes taking place in Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand during the month of July.
In this ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we look at some of the important regulatory changes taking place in the ASEAN-RCEP trade negotiations, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines during the month of June.
ASEAN has shown mixed results in the 2015 Rule of Law Index, published by the World Justice Project (WJP), an initiative of the American Bar Association. The rankings are based on the results of 1,000 people surveyed in each jurisdiction, and reflect some regional variation within jurisdictions.
Several items will soon be exempt from Indonesia’s luxury tax. The country is also considering raising the individual income tax-free allowance by 50%.
In this ASEAN Regulatory Brief, we look at some of the important regulatory changes taking place in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia during the months of May and June.
Malaysia’s Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has deferred the filing deadline for the country’s financial institutions to comply with the 2014 reporting year under the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The new deadline has been set for June 30, 2015.
Indonesia has brought in tax breaks for enterprises exporting a minimum of 30 percent of their production, in line with tax breaks for multinationals re-investing profits in-country rather than sending profits and dividends to overseas shareholders.