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May
2015
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14
Sep
2012
Vietnam and Singapore Amend their Tax Treaty
On 12 September 2012, Vietnam and Singapore signed a second protocol to amend their tax treaty, most significantly with respect to services permanent establishments (PE) and gains on shares of companies holding immovable property. We highlight the following notable points: Capital gains on shares of companies that hold property With respect to the capital gains […]
24
Jul
2012
Which is more attractive for structuring investments into Vietnam: The (New) Hong Kong-Vietnam or the Singapore-Vietnam Double Taxation Agreement?
On 16 December 2008, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (“Hong Kong”), and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (“Vietnam”) have signed their first double taxation agreement (hereafter “HK-VN DTA”)[1]. The HK-VN DTA is bound to generate much interest from practitioners and from the […]
23
Jul
2012
What is the most attractive structuring option for investments into Indonesia?
The (new) Hong Kong-Indonesia or the Singapore-Indonesia Double Taxation Agreement? 23 July 2012 by Edwin Vanderbruggen The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (“Hong Kong”), and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia (“Indonesia”) signed a double taxation agreement (hereafter “HK-INDO DTA”)[1] on 23 March 2010, which […]
12
Jul
2012
The new tax treaty between Lao PDR and Malaysia
12 July 2012 By Clint O’Connell and Daniel Harrison Introduction In an effort to avoid the double taxation of international income, Lao PDR has concluded double taxation agreements (DTA) with 10 countries; Vietnam, Thailand, China, South Korea, Kuwait, Russia, North Korea, Brunei, Myanmar and Malaysia. Of these, only 6 DTAs are currently effective; Vietnam (1997), […]
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