Cambodia Keyword: VAT

April 26, 2024

The promulgation of Sub-Decree 49 ANKr. BK (referred to as the “New Sub-Decree”) on Value Added Tax (“VAT”) marks a positive update to the existing taxation framework, particularly the 1999 Sub-decree 114 ANKr.BK on VAT. Enacted by the General Department of Taxation (“GDT”) on 11 March, 2024, this new Sub-Decree introduces important updates and amendments […]

September 18, 2023

On 8 August 2023, the Ministry of Economy and Finance issued Instruction No. 018 MEF.NT.GDT (the “Instruction”) to provide guidance to taxpayers on the procedures for claiming value added tax (“VAT”) credits and refunds. The Instruction aims to facilitate the VAT refund process, reduce uncertainties and disputes, and encourage voluntary compliance from taxpayers.

August 30, 2023

This instruction was issued to advise all entities involved in cigarette importation or the distribution of imported cigarettes on the implementation of value added tax (“VAT”), as outlined below:

October 24, 2022

As noted in a number of our previous tax alerts, implementation of VAT on e-commerce began in April 2022. Under the self-assessment regime, the regulations require that taxpayers apply the VAT reverse charge system to declare and pay 10% VAT to the General Department of Taxation (“GDT”) on any digital goods, services or e-commerce activities […]

January 28, 2022

Credit notes and debit notes are used when there is an over- or under-charge on a customer’s invoice. Article 49 of the VAT Sub-Decree dated 24 December 1999 outlines the circumstances when a credit or debit note should be issued: The supply has been cancelled. The nature of the supply has been fundamentally varied or […]

June 16, 2020

On 5 May 2020, the General Department of Taxation (“GDT”) issued a guideline on the value added tax (“VAT”) treatment of business asset disposals. The guideline specifies the following three points with regard to VAT on business asset disposals: Where the input VAT on a business asset was allowed as a tax credit, the subsequent […]

July 26, 2019

When applying Value Added Tax (“VAT”), a key consideration is the place of delivery of the goods or services, which is often determined by reference to the place of consumption. If goods are consumed outside of the territory, then they are considered to be export goods, and 0% VAT is usually applied. Likewise, services consumed […]

October 4, 2018

On 27 June 2018, the Ministry of Economy and Finance issued Prakas 597 entitled “Recognition and some Tax Obligations of Agents Supplying Goods or Services on behalf of a Principal Enterprise”,the stated objective of which is to establish the rules and procedures related to the recognition of a principal-agent relationship, and the value added tax (“VAT”) […]