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Navigating Lao E-Commerce: Understanding the Latest Tax Regulations

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The Ministry of Finance of Laos issued regulation number 0558/MOF which sets out the latest guidance regarding tax obligations for e-commerce and digital platform providers.

Laos Implements Mandatory Bank Accounts for Foreign Investors

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The Bank of the Lao PDR issued a new regulation that mandates foreign investors to open a local bank account within 15 days of obtaining a business license.

Laos Raises Immediate Excise Tax Rates on Specific Products

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Laos has introduced a new decree introducing strategic excise tax adjustments on various products.

Laos Enhancing Cross Border Railway Connectivity with Malaysia, China

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Malaysia and Laos aim to enhance cross-railway cooperation to improve trade through a Memorandum of Collaboration.

A Guide to Taxation in Laos

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All companies incorporated under Lao law will be subject to corporate income tax, value-added tax, and personal income tax.

The Laos-Vietnam Railway, Boosting Laos’ Ambitions to Become a Logistics Hub

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The Laos-Vietnam railway is a proposed railway project aimed to further boost Laos’ ambitions to become a regional logistics hub.

Laos Expands Rail Projects

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Sep. 3 – At the end of August a Thai contractor, Sermsaguan Construction Company Ltd., began construction on facilities at Laos’ Thanalaeng station. This station is the start of a railway linking Laos’capital city Vientiane with Thailand’s Nong Khai province. This is just one of many upcoming rail projects for Laos. The first phase of […]

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