• Wed, 23 May 2018 07:21:54
    US Congress passes big rollback of post-crisis bank reforms
    US lawmakers passed Tuesday the first major rollback of banking regulations enacted after the financial crisis that were aimed at protecting taxpayers from fresh economic trauma and new bank bailouts.
    business
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00:00
    Crypto course launch comes with tax plea
    THE Thai Fintech Association has joined with a company, ICORA, to offer a course to demystify what they call the crypto-asset revolution with the aim of encouraging investment in the rapidly advancing asset class.
    Economy
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 16:30:16
    Taxi motorcyclist blocks Grab Bike passenger from using service
    A taxi motorcyclist blocked a passenger from using a Grab Bike service on Friday evening and came under strong criticisms by Facebook users after a clip of the aggression went viral.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
    The problem with disruptive digital upstarts
    Thailand doesn’t yet have a way of taxing or regulating online travel agencies
    opinion
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 19:42:51
    Angry motorcycle taxi drivers in Grab protest
    BANGKOK MOTORCYCLE taxi drivers on Thursday morning held a protest in front of the Grab Thailand office, calling on the company to stop owners of motorcycles with white licence plates from providing rides via the Grab app, as ordered by the Internal Security Operations Command’s (Isoc) May 7 instruction to the firm.
    national
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 09:15:03
    Pattaya taxi motorcyclist fined for assaulting German tourist
    A taxi motorcyclist was fined for kicking and punching a German tourist in the face in front of the Pattaya police station Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 12:16:00
    Tobacco trade group urges delay in cigarette tax increase
    Following the discovery of rampant use of contraband cigarettes in the seven lower southern provinces, the Thai Tobacco Trade Association on Wednesday called on the government to delay the next cigarette tax hike, scheduled for October.
    business
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
    Outcry prompts waiver of VAT on cryptocurrency trading
    THE REVENUE Department will waive value-added tax for people trading in cryptocurrencies on exchange markets approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
    Economy
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
    Sin taxes light up again for revenue
    THE Philippines’ Department of Finance will push for a further increase in alcohol and cigarette excise taxes not only to raise additional revenues but also as a health measure, even if elevated prices of “sin” products had already contributed to high inflation at the start of the year.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 12:57:37
    Govt to waive VAT on personal cryptocurrency earnings
    The Revenue Department will waive value-added tax for people trading in cryptocurrencies on exchange markets approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00:00
    Crypto-tax ‘will hit economy’
    Taxation threatens to hamper startups, sec is told, as it seeks to regulate digital assets
    Tech
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
    The win-win way to lasting taxi peace
    Maj-General Manas Chandee, deputy Bangkok director of the prime minister’s military unit, has ordered Grab to cease its ride-hailing services because its drivers are unlicensed, but this will leave riders with inferior taxi services.
    your say
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
    Proposed withholding tax on income from digital assets
    IN MARCH 2018, the Cabinet approved the draft amendment of the Thai Revenue Code (TRC) to include the definition of ‘digital assets’ and to propose a 15 per cent withholding tax (WHT) on income derived from such digital assets.
    Economy
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 10:50:32
    ‘Economy and finance are our main focus’ : Dr Mahathir
    PETALING JAYA: The economy, the country’s finances, the ringgit – and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). These will be the priorities of the new Federal Government under seventh Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00:00
    Small businesses offered costs carrot to upgrade legal status
    THE country’s ranks of small-business owners, believed to be as many as 800,000, are being encouraged to register their operations as corporate entities and enjoy lower business costs.
    Economy
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