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Saigon rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays
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Saigon rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays

En Vnexpress - The city's tourism department has been criticized for making proposals on such a 'sensitive' topic.

Ho Chi Minh City rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays
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Ho Chi Minh City rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays

En Vnexpress - The city's tourism department has been criticized for making proposals on such a 'sensitive' topic.

Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists
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Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists

En Vnexpress - The city wants to establish its own tourism development fund by charging visitors $1 per night.

Caution needed as Vietnam mulls over property tax
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Caution needed as Vietnam mulls over property tax

NDO - Although Vietnam already has a set of taxes on land, it has yet to impose a property tax like many other countries. The Ministry of Finance is looking to raise the government’s income by

Vietnam chews over special consumption tax on sugary drinks
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Vietnam chews over special consumption tax on sugary drinks

The tax could help combat the country's rapidly increasing obesity rate.

Vietnam's fuel imports may drop as Dung Quat oil refinery tax cut finally felt
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Vietnam's fuel imports may drop as Dung Quat oil refinery tax cut finally felt

Lower tax will help boost 2017 Dung Quat output by 20 percent.

Ho Chi Minh City to crack down on tax-evading Facebook retailers
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Ho Chi Minh City to crack down on tax-evading Facebook retailers

En nexpress - The tax man is threatening to shut down social media accounts, but savvy retailers know that it's an empty threat.

Tax proposal offers airbag for Vietnamese carmakers in face of overseas competition
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Tax proposal offers airbag for Vietnamese carmakers in face of overseas competition

En nexpress - Tariffs on vehicles imported from Southeast Asian countries will be scrapped next year as past of a regional free trade deal.

Tax proposal offers airbag for Vietnamese automobile firms in face of overseas competition
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Tax proposal offers airbag for Vietnamese automobile firms in face of overseas competition

En nexpress - Tariffs on vehicles imported from Southeast Asian countries will be scrapped next year as past of a regional free trade deal.

Facebook retailers in Hanoi told to pay tax
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Facebook retailers in Hanoi told to pay tax

En nexpress - Tax collectors have reached out to more than 13,400 businesses, following a similar move by their peers in Ho Chi Minh City.

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax
Health

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax

Baomoi - It has been proposed that companies which produce and import alcohol and beer products should pay VND360 billion (USD16.36 million) annually for health services.

Tax burden in Vietnam higher than in ASEAN 4
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Tax burden in Vietnam higher than in ASEAN 4

Vietnamnet - Minister of Planning and Investment tells PM's meeting with businesses of matters considered important in improving Vietnam's business environment.

Tax, customs policies remain roadblocks to Vietnamese enterprises
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Tax, customs policies remain roadblocks to Vietnamese enterprises

Vietnamnet - While acknowledging the Government’s efforts in tax reforms, many enterprises say cumbersome tax and customs procedures are blunting the country’s advantage in low-price labour.

Sen. Orrin Hatch, Trump's tax reform ally on Capitol Hill
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Sen. Orrin Hatch, Trump's tax reform ally on Capitol Hill

Yahoo News As Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah emerged from a Senate floor speech April 24, reporters peppered him about tax reform. While he voiced strong support for President Trump, he doubted his

What's left out of Trump tax plan? The 'D' word
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What's left out of Trump tax plan? The 'D' word

Yahoo News Mr. Trump’s election campaign included both pitches for tax cuts and pledges to tame federal debt. It’s not yet a detailed plan, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin set goals and

Clearer guidance needed for support industry tax incentive policy
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Clearer guidance needed for support industry tax incentive policy

Vietnamnet - The government has released a series of incentives and policies in recent years to boost Vietnam’s support industry (SI), but improvements are yet to be fully seen.

Experts debate new gas environment tax
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Experts debate new gas environment tax

Vietnamnet - Experts have called on the Ministry of Finance to be considerate and transparent with their plan to spend the environmental protection tax applied on gasoline, which they have just

Tax dept vows to collect tax from sales on Facebook
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Tax dept vows to collect tax from sales on Facebook

Vietnamnet - The HCMC Taxation Department has drawn up a plan to cooperate with agencies to collect tax from sales via social networks.

Vietnam auto industry faces nearing tax abolishment challenge
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Vietnam auto industry faces nearing tax abolishment challenge

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s auto industry, which has ploddingly developed for the last many years, will face tariff abolishment on products imported from ASEAN nations from January 1 next year.

Environmental tax hike remains a concern
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Environmental tax hike remains a concern

Vietnamnet - The Finance Ministry also explained at Monday’s meeting its proposal to increase the environmental protection tax on petroleum consumption from the current VNĐ1,000-4,000 to

HCM City to tax social media commerce
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HCM City to tax social media commerce

Vietnamnet - The HCM City Taxation Department has announced it will submit a specific plan for tax collection from online businesses to the City People’s Committee in early April and deploy the

VN imposes anti-dumping steel tax on Chinese and Korean coated steel
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VN imposes anti-dumping steel tax on Chinese and Korean coated steel

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Industry and Trade on March 30 officially decided to levy anti-dumping duties on imported coated steel from mainland China (including Hong Kong) and the Republic of

Trump pivots to tax reform after Obamacare shipwreck
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Trump pivots to tax reform after Obamacare shipwreck

Baomoi - WASHINGTON: After a crushing defeat in the effort to repeal Obamacare, the Trump administration is hoping for smoother sailing on tax reform, expecting this will be less divisive among

Will GOP's tax reform prove easier than health care?
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Will GOP's tax reform prove easier than health care?

Yahoo News The Republican Party couldn’t repeal and replace Obamacare like it promised. Still smarting from that setback, the GOP is turning to another daunting issue: tax reform.

Why Trump tax revelation leaves many unsatisfied
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Why Trump tax revelation leaves many unsatisfied

Yahoo News Donald Trump tax documents leaked to the media and broadcast on Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC show add an interesting dollop of knowledge to the public understanding of the president’s opaque