Learn about new income tax exemptions for foreign dividends received by domestic taxpayers, reduced WHT on bond interest, and other tax law amendments.
On January 1, 2021, Indonesia’s Law No. 10 of 2020 on Stamp Duty (the “Law”) came into effect, replacing the previous stamp duty law from 1985.
Indonesia has pledged to make the SEZs a policy priority to attract foreign investment – further facilitated through its tax incentive programs.
Withholding taxes in Singapore are low by global standards, in line with the city-state’s reputation for business-friendly policies.
The Philippines and Brunei have signed a double taxation avoidance treaty that will eliminate double taxation on the income generated from cross-border transactions.
Vietnam’s Circular 45 sets the new rules on the Advance Pricing Agreements (APA) mechanism in Vietnam. Circular 45 entered into force on August 3, 2021.
On July 23, 2021, the updated Indonesia-Singapore double taxation agreement entered into force, strengthening efforts to prevent tax evasion, and increase investments between the two countries.
The Philippines’ Revenue Regulation No. 9-2021, which introduces a 12 percent value-added tax (VAT) rate on certain sales transactions that were previously taxed at zero percent.
Cambodia unveiled its ninth round of stimulus measures to support businesses andhouseholds as the country grapples with a sudden surge in COVID infections.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) has issued Circular 19/2021/TT-BTC (Circular 19) guiding regulations on electronic tax transactions.