International and Local Taxation

With extensive knowledge and experience of international and local taxation practices, we bring our clients advantages of our best compliant practice and most effective strategies.

Being specialized, we provide our client with comprehensive opinions with effective and pragmatic recommendations and/ or solutions to optimize their tax and compliance strategies in Vietnam.

Problems you are facing

  • You want to optimize your tax position?
  • You don’t know how to be compliant with current tax regulations?
  • You want to meet the deadlines for your fillings with local tax authority?
  • You need a confirmation on your organization’s tax position, on which the current regulations are ambiguous?
  • You need comprehensive review and opinions of the consultants on your organization’s position in term of taxes and compliance?
  • You lack experiences in dealing with local tax officers?

Our offer: "International and Local Taxation"

At Mazars, we assist and support you in all aspects regarding taxes and compliance. Our range of services in this area includes:

Tax Advisory

  • Tax efficient structuring for transactions and investments
  • Advice and planning on tax incentives and tax concessions
  • Tax authority representation (investigations, negotiations, and settlements)
  • Claims or application for double tax treaty relief/credit
  • Review and drafting contractual documents to optimize the tax and compliant position
  • Tax investigation

Tax Compliance

  • Tax code registrations, and related registrations
  • VAT invoice customization and registration/notification
  • Monthly filling for Personal Income Tax, Corporate Income Tax, and Value Added Tax
  • Finalization of Personal Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax
  • Registration, declaration, and finalization for Foreign Contractor Tax (“Withholding Tax”)
  • Tax clearance and certification
  • Assistance in claiming tax refunds/offsets

Transfer Pricing

  • Review and Analysis of Transfer Pricing risks and opportunities
  • Full Transfer Pricing documentation
  • Transfer Pricing bench marking study
  • Transfer Pricing audit defense

Health Check Reviews and Tax Audit Support

  • Pre-tax audit review
  • Regular/quarterly tax reviews
  • Tax due diligence or agreed-upon-procedures reviews
  • Representation at the tax audit and related review and support
  • Review tax audit minutes and related minutes and advice on remedial actions

Tax Ruling and Appeal

  • Assistance in tax ruling services for tax incentives or special/ favourable tax treatment
  • Assistance in tax appeals against decisions of the tax authorities on tax collections or penalties

Why us? Our key advantages

Mazars is a global integrated firm with presence in major economies of the world, therefore, we understand the complexities of tax in today’s global economic climate.

We provide both national and international tax advice to a diverse global client-base. We work with global owner-managed businesses and European listed companies, but also with local companies and private individuals. So wherever you are located, we can support you with local and global advice.

You can call on our specialized tax team for advice on tax compliance and tax advisory services. We can give specialist advice on mergers, acquisitions, and transfer pricing or setting up a new financial operation overseas. We combine this knowledge with our wider in-house expertise in other areas such as compliance with Vietnamese law and international trade.

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Related publications

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Mazars Vietnam Newsletter - Issue December 2019

We would like to bring you tax and legal updates in December 2019 with the following highlights influencing the corporate operations:

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Tax Labour Calendar 2020

For the upcoming 2020, we are delighted to offer this “Compliance Calendar 2020” in English and Vietnamese with the hope to help enterprises not missing any important deadlines. The issues include periodic requirements of tax and labour compliance as stipulated in the latest legal documents. Any non-compliance will possibly subject to administrative penalties under prescribed laws and regulations. Please kindly find the bilingual calendar in the Downloads section below and let us know if you have any questions about the deadlines or would like assistance in meeting them.

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Tax Alert - New regulations in Labour Code 2019

On 20th November 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam has adopted the Labor Code 2019 which shall come into force as from 1st January 2021 and replace the current Labor Code 2012. Below is summary of the most notable points of this new Labor Code.