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    Philippine Tax Amnesty Proposed in a Bid to Increase Revenue Collection

    A Philippine tax amnesty has been proposed in an effort to increase state collections and mitigate reduced revenues projected in the wake of planned corporate tax reductions. Understand the terms of the amnesty and how you may qualify for relief.

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    Indirect Taxation Across ASEAN

    VAT and GST rates within ASEAN vary widely between member states – from 12 percent in the Philippines to countries which do not currently levy these taxes at all, such as Laos and Myanmar. For those considering investment, GST, VAT, and other taxation tied to the purchase of specific goods should be watched closely.

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    The Philippines Resumes Tax Audits Following Internal Review

    The Philippines has announced the resumption of field audits from the Philippine Bureau of Internal revenue. Understand how the functions of the BIR have changed and what field audits will mean for your Investments.

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    Singapore Removes Spot Pricing Requirements for Precious Metal GST Exemptions

    Investors in Investment Precious Metals (IPMs) will no longer be required to base pricing on commodity spot prices to claim exemption from GST. Understand what has changed and how the new policy is likely to impact investment.

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    Malaysia Announces 70% Tax Exemption for Shipping Industry

    Malaysia is one of the most prolific traders within the ASEAN bloc. Helping to ensure the longevity of this position, the country has introduced a 70 percent tax incentive for those in the shipping industry. Understand the particulars of these incentives and learn how you may benefit.

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    An Introduction to Malaysian GST

    Malaysia has introduced Goods and Service Taxation (GST) as of April 2016. Learn how this tax has been implemented and understand its projected impact on business throughout the country.

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    The Benefits of Regional Management in Thailand

    Thailand is seeking to position itself as a regional management center within ASEAN. Read more to learn about incentives offered by the Kingdom as well requirements needed to tap into these opportunities.

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    Malaysia Raises Minimum Wage to Enhance Automated Production

    Malaysia has raised its minimum wage in a bid to incentivize a shift towards automated manufacturing. Learn the details of this new policy and understand its implications for specific sectors and the Malaysian economy at large.

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    Philippines Set to Lower Corporate Income Tax under Duterte

    The Duterte administration has successfully taken office and promises exciting changes for the Philippine economic landscape. A key highlight in its plans is a promise to lower income based taxation while supplementing government income with VAT hikes and slashes to investment incentives.

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    Malaysian Tax Stoppages: Understanding Liability and Maximizing Mobility

    With the passing of Ruling No. 12/2015, it is time for Malaysian residents to double check their taxes. Section 104 of the Income Tax Act of 1967 had established that individuals with outstanding tax dues would be forbidden from leaving the country until the debt was settled, but this law was never enforced – until last year.

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