On 7 November 2016, the Ministry of Finance promulgated Official Letter No. 15888/BTC-TCT guiding the foreign contractor tax policy on the transfer of right to use trademark.
New provisions related to the conditions for establishment and operation of the vocational education institutions
On 14 October 2016, the Government issued Decree No. 143/2016/ND-CP detailing provisions on the conditions for investment and operation in the vocational education sector (“Decree 143”), which replaced Circular No. 25/2016/TT-BLDTBXH dated 13 July 2015 of the Ministry of Labor
On 9 September 2016, the Government promulgated Decree No.135/2016/NĐ-CP (Decree 135) providing amendments to a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 45/2014/ND-CP dated 15 May 2014, providing for the collection of land use fees
Fees to issue licenses for the establishment and operation of Representative Offices of foreign trade promotion organizations and foreign business entities in Vietnam
On 26 September 2016, the Ministry of Finance promulgated Circular 143/2016/TT-BTC regulating fees and methods of collecting and submitting the fees to issue licenses for the establishment and operation of representative offices of foreign trade promotion organizations in Vietnam (“Circular 143”).
Recently, the Government issued Decree 134/2016/ND-CP dated 1 September 2016 on guidelines for the law on import and export duties (“Decree 134”) and Decree 139/2016/ND-CP dated 4 October 2016 on license fees (“Decree 139”). Accordingly, a number of changes that should be noted in the process
Related to the settlement of social insurance regimes for employees, on 08 September 2016, the Ministry of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs issued Official Letter No. 3432/LDTBXH-BHXH to clarify some inquiries about the social insurance regimes according to the Law on Social Insurance 2014.