New Circular 83 outlines investment tax incentives
(Jul 20, 2016)
The finance ministry issued Circular No. 83/2016/TT-BTC ("Circular 83")
on June 17, 2016. It guides the implementation of investment tax
incentives prescribed in the Investment Law and Government decree No.
118/2015/ND-CP, which details and regulates several articles of the
The acts of copying and cropping articles, images and videos posted on
official websites of organisations or individuals, might be subject to
administrative and even criminal sanctions for copyright infringement.
To avoid fines for inadequate compliance with provisions of the law, PLF
suggests newly-established enterprises should pay heed to the following
In civil and commercial agreements, the parties to the contract may
choose Vietnamese or other foreign languages to be the language of
contracts. An exception applies in cases where specialised laws may
require the contract to be written (or to have a copy) in Vietnamese.
What businesses can and can't do when cutting jobs
Risks arising from defective and rejected goods regularly
occur in international trade, but parties can limit their risks by
Foreign investors are entitled to operate a theatre business in
Viet Nam. The regulations on the type of business entity, conditions or
the State's incentives should be taken into consideration when investing
in this sector.
To strengthen safety controls for imported food products, the Ministry of
Health (MOH) issued Circular No 52/2015/TT-BYT, dated December 21, 2015.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ministries to hasten the process
of drafting decrees providing guidelines for investment and business
activities, under Dispatch 789/TTg-PL that he signed last weekend.
Education is an attractive sector for foreign investors. However,
investors should be aware of the opportunities and the challenges in
investing in the sector.
The Viet Nam Lawyers Association inaugurated a commercial arbitration centre in Ha Noi on April 21.