• Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
    New tax regime for corporations
    THAILAND has replaced three tax-incentive regimes with one, in response to a report that found the previous approach was creating harmful tax incentives.
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cambodian SMEs await details on tax incentives
    SMALL and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Cambodia are still waiting for tax authorities to provide procedural details after the government announced tax incentives for SMEs in six priority sectors three months ago, said Federation of Associations for Small and Medium Enterprises of Cambodia (Fasmec) operations manager Ly Visal.
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thumbs up for shopping incentive
    The private sector has voiced confidence in the tax incentives offered by the government for shopping from December 15 until January 16, 2019, as it will push up domestic spending and boost the country’s gross domestic product in the fourth quarter of this year by 0.1 to 0.2 per cent.
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Tax incentives for setup of Thai office
    The cabinet yesterday approved tax incentives for the establishment of a Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Thailand amid growing trade between Thailand and Hong Kong, Nattaporn Jatusripitak, spokesperson for the deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs, said after the meeting yesterday.
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Tax breaks used on $42.7 bn worth of exports in 7 months
    Thai exporters used tax incentives from the free trade agreement (FTA) and generalised system preference or GSP worth US$42.7 billion (Bt1.38 trillion) in the first seven months of this year – up 18.95 per cent from the same period of this year, Adul Chotinisakorn, director-general of the Department of Foreign Trade of the Commerce Ministry said yesterday.
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Exporters urged to cash in on Afta
    THE Department of Foreign Trade aims to increase the percentage of Thai businesses cashing in on tax incentives under the Asean Free Trade Agreement (Afta) to 70 per cent this year, up from 63.04 per cent in 2017.
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 17:16
    BoI seeks approval for another two carmakers to produce EVs in Thailand
    The Board of Investment or BoI will propose that its board approve tax incentives for two auto firms to produce electric vehicles (EVs) with a combined investment value of up to Bt10 billion, at this Wednesday’s meeting chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00
    No forced bank mergers, finance chief says, dousing market rumours
    KRUNGTHAI BANK and TMB Bank will not be forced to merge, said Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong yesterday, hosing down speculation that the majority state-owned lenders are the first targets of fresh tax incentives aimed at encouraging mergers in the banking sector.
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00
    Foreign firms gain from lowest Vietnam taxes
    FOREIGN direct investment (FDI) enterprises, which have enjoyed multiple tax incentives in Vietnam, pay the lowest state taxes despite reporting high profits, statistics show.
  • Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:39
    Mall Group’s mega-sale underway in Muang Thong Thani
    Shoppers can take advantage of the Commerce Ministry’s New Year tax incentives at the Mall Group’s mega-sale continuing through Sunday (December 24) in Halls 5-8 of the Impact complex in Muang Thong Thani.
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  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00
    Year-end shopping sprees aren’t ideal economics
    Tax incentives might boost holiday spending, but the government has to be more far-sighted
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:54
    Siam Piwat launches “Siam Shop Chuey Chart” to stimulate spending in line with govt plan
    Siam Piwat, the owner and operator Siam Paragon, Siam Discovery and Siam Center, has responded to the government’s measure to stimulate end-of-year spending with tax incentives to spur consumer spending and economic growth.
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  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:00
    Eight firms seek incentives to invest in robotic manufacturing, many others interested
    Eight companies have applied for tax incentives from the Board of Investment (BoI) for a combined Bt12 billion-worth of investment for restructuring theirmanufacturing in order to use robots, Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said after a meeting with 30 industrial firms on Monday. 
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 01:00
    BoI approves Bt128 bn in tax incentives for big projects
    THE Board of Investment (BoI) yesterday approved tax incentives to support five projects worth Bt128.177 billion, ranging from Toyota Motor Thailand's plan to produce hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and batteries to investment by mass-transit operators in three big transport projects.
  • Mon, 27 Mar 2017 01:00
    Investments in Thailand up by 20 per cent
    Thailand’s corporate and state enterprises plan to invest more than Bt1 trillion this year, including in projects eligible for tax incentives from the Board of Investment (BOI), according to a survey by The Nation.
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