The Thai government recently announced that they are making some changes to the Long-Term Resident Visa (“LTR”) requirements intending to attract more foreign residents to come to Thailand. Kindly note that although the Thai cabinet and the Board of Investment (BOI) approve of this new LTR visa, there still has not been any official announcement […]
Thailand’s cabinet has decided to halve the long-term resident (LTR) visa fee, bringing it down to 50,000 baht. The visa is designed for foreigners who have “high capability or potential” and would like to live in Thailand for up to ten years. This means that eligible highly skilled foreigners can now apply for the visa […]
The pledge provides security in terms of performance by transferring a movable property from pledger to pledgee. Therefore, anything considered movable property can be pledged, even an instrument. An instrument is a document in which the issuer promises payment or right to a specific person, such as a bill of lading, a bill of exchange, or a share certificate.
the Thailand Privilege Card's new "Flexible Plus Program" This program gives high-income foreigners a work visa and other benefits to stay and invest in Thailand.
The revenue department’s announcement regarding taxing cryptocurrency has been in effect on 13 May 2018; however, investors continue to face confusion, controversy, and other difficulties. In January, the department held a public hearing with representatives from the public and private sectors. To explore digital asset tax guidelines, representatives from the Bank of Thailand, the Securities […]
Due to the increasing popularity of condominiums and apartments in the city, which comes with several issues related to rental and utility bills; as a result, the Contract Committee of the Consumer Protection Board has issued a new notification, the Stipulation of Residential Property Leasing as a Contract-Controlled Business B.E. 2562 (2019) (the „Notification“), published […]
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On February 10, 2021, the Royal Thai Government Gazette publicized the Revenue Code Amendment Act (No.53), which mainly stipulates that non-resident electronic service providers and electronic platforms are required to register for VAT under certain conditions and allows tax documents and evidence to be provided electronically. What is an e-Service? Section 77/1 (10/1) of the […]
Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) announced the merging of its list of promoted digital activities into a single new category for software development, digital services platforms, or digital content (5.10) to support software development platform, digital services, digital content, and development of Thailand personnel in information technology. Promotion terms and conditions According to the BOI […]
This article will compare the legal and tax implications of a share deal with those of an asset deal. It will discuss the relevant taxes and transaction costs that will be incurred for an asset deal compared to a share deal from a Thai tax perspective.