• Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    CABINET NODS TO RETURN OF VAT 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the return of value added tax (VAT) to consumers buying products through debit accounts despite the move will to cost the government Bt9 billion in lost revenue.
    Economy
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:23
    5% VAT refund approved for Chinese New Year 
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved the Finance Ministry’s proposal of a 5-per-cent value-added tax refund for all shoppers during the Chinese New Year in February.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:06
    ‘Downtown VAT Refund for Tourists’ scheme gains momentum with opening of Siam Paragon counter
    The “Downtown VAT Refund for Tourists” campaign has kick-started an initiative to set up counters in numerous locations across central Bangkok to help tourists obtain value added tax refunds when shopping at authorised retailers, the Revenue Department said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:32
    Google Korea under tax probe, signaling widening crackdown on foreign tech firms
    South Korea’s tax agency has launched an investigation into the local branch of US technology giant Google over allegations of tax evasion on the part of some local YouTubers, a move that signals stepped up government efforts to crack down on foreign tech firms long accused of taking a free ride on lax regulations.
    business
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    Ministry seeks extension of local tourist tax allowance
    THE TOURISM and Sports Ministry has proposed extending the current tax allowance for local tourists who visit less-popular destinations until the end of the next year.
    Economy
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:45
    Bangkok taxi driver's licence suspended for 'dumping' Korean passengers
    A taxi driver has been fined a total of Bt2,000 and had his licence suspended for one month for “dumping” two Korean passengers.
    national
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    In pursuit of the lost tax revenue
    The Revenue Department has moved to begin harnessing the government’s share of income from booming e-commerce
    opinion
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:02
    US man so pleased to get back cash left in taxi that he’s moving here
    An American former police officer visiting Bangkok has made up his mind to retire in Thailand after a taxi driver returned US$9,800 (Bt310,000) he’d inadvertently left in the cab.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Online vendors may soon have to pay taxes
    THE REVENUE Department will be able to cast a wider net over online vendors and other businesses that have been evading taxes once the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) approves amendments to the Revenue Code.
    business
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00
    Vehicle tax renewals to be suspended for non-payers of police traffic fines as agencies link systems
    Starting in the first quarter of next year, police-issued traffic tickets will be linked to the Land Transport Department’s system, resulting in a suspension of vehicle-tax renewal for those failing to pay traffic fines, deputy department chief Kamol Buranapong said on Monday.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:02
    Moto-taximan off the pavements and into court
    A Bangkok motorcycle-taxi driver was due in court on Monday after reportedly confessing to pulling a knife on a municipal law-enforcement officer who stopped him riding on a pedestrian footpath. Thousands of people have already seen the video evidence on social media – a November 30 confrontation at the mouth of Soi Lad Phrao 79.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Free Internet and other pre-election goodies roll out for Christmas
    IN A BID to garner popularity ahead of the election scheduled for February, the government has finalised plans to give more than 11 million low-income people free Internet SIM cards and other state subsidies that will together cost taxpayers billions of baht.
    politics
  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 15:54
     Urgent : Violent clashes engulf Paris in new anti-Macron protests
    Paris - Anti-government protesters torched dozens of cars and set fire to storefronts during daylong clashes with riot police across central Paris on Saturday, as thousands took part in fresh "yellow vest" protests against high fuel taxes.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 01:00
    Violent clashes in Paris as anti-Macron protesters return
    Groups of masked protesters battled police through clouds of tear gas near Paris' Champs Elysees Saturday as thousands took part in a third weekend of "yellow vest" demonstrations, which have morphed from anger over fuel taxes into a broader anti-government movement.
    Breaking News
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