blue-check Regarding tax policy applicable to remuneration paid to foreign experts working in Vietnam

Official letter No. 2012/TCT-DNNCN dated May 18th, 2020 of the General Department of Taxation regarding tax policy applicable to remuneration paid to foreign experts working at a company in Vietnam
Posted: 24/5/2020 4:59:43 PM | Latest updated: 2/7/2020 10:04:05 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 4967 | Vietlaw: 465

In case an overseas company signs a contract with the Vietnamese party concurrently sends its employees to Vietnam to work, this performance shall be subject to both withholding tax and personal income tax (PIT). In which, the withholding tax is calculated on the income generated from the contract while PIT is calculated on salary or incomes earned by the employees paid for their work performed in Vietnam.

Ms. Phuong Thao (
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PublishedVietlaw's Newsletter No. 465
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