Tax authorities said they would review the roadmap of taxation collection and pilot tax withholding at some e-commerce sites. A new circular released by the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance has been criticized for affecting the operation of e-commerce platforms and their hundreds of thousands of sellers. Under Circular No. 40, which will take effect on August 1, e-commerce platforms are required to declare and pay tax on behalf of third-party sellers on the platforms. Sendo said the application of the Circular will require a team of tax professionals to classify taxable revenue and tax rates applied. Photo: Grab The circular on value-added tax, personal income tax, and tax administration for business households and individuals are expected to collect tax from some people who obtain income on electronic commerce platforms but for years have not paid taxes. The tax authorities have asked e-commerce and delivery companies to take responsibility for the tax … [Read more...] about Would withholding tax on e-commerce be possible?
Phu Quoc Island is a popular tourist destination in summer. It has the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. There you can also sample delicious seafood. Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang province is Vietnam’s largest island. It is blessed with beautiful scenery and rich natural resources. Visitors to Phu Quoc love its peaceful sea and long sandy beaches which distinguish it from other seaside resorts like Nha Trang and Da Nang. Bella, a tourist from Switzerland said that shelike Phu Quoc very much because people are very friendly and the island is beautiful. Beautiful pristine beach Most hotels and resorts in Phu Quoc are located along Bai Dai, or Long Beach, where the sea is as blue as sapphire and nature is unspoiled. The ABC News selected Bai Dai beach in Phu Quoc as one of the world’s 5 most beautiful and clean beaches. Its “Hidden beaches” list called Bai Dai a heaven of sun, water, and peaceful nature. Bai Sao, or Star Beach on the island’s southeast … [Read more...] about Phu Quoc Island: a popular destination in summer
The RoK media quoted e-commerce website Ticket Monster (TMON) as saying that flight ticket sales in the July-August period showed Da Nang as the top foreign travel location. Travel in the city is relatively cheap, about 100,000 won (90.33 USD) per day, and is a manageable distance from the RoK, about four and a half hours by flight. TMON said its sales data shows a growing preference for places that offer hotel, resort, shopping and tourism activities altogether. In this website’s rankings, Da Nang is followed by the Japanese destinations of Osaka and Fukuoka. Last June, TMON named the city among the most popular tourist destinations for Koreans, both solo and couple travelers as well as those traveling with their families. Da Nang has emerged as a destination of leisure, media and spiritual tourism, as well as entertainment and shopping activities, and a venue of conferences. According to the municipal Department of Tourism, the number of visitors to the city is increasing … [Read more...] about Da Nang – most popular summer destination for RoK tourists
"In the last three games of the second round, we have worked together and advanced to the final round of World Cup qualifiers. This has always been our goal and I'm so delighted about it. I want to thank all the players for believing in me, for giving their best effort with the highest spirit and the assistants who have devoted themselves selflessly day and night to support the team, as well as other members that have tried their best to complete the job," he wrote. "Let’s always give our best and be proud that you are a part of the team that have written a new chapter in the history of Vietnamese football." He asked the players to enjoy the time with their families during this short break, before going back to their World Cup campaign. They will have much to do in the road ahead, Park said, promising he will try his best to complete his job. "We will have to prepare for the final round of World Cup qualifiers in September, to face the top teams in Asia. We need to be more … [Read more...] about Coach Park writes encouraging letter to players
Those eligible to receive the aid also include goods transporters, those working at food and beverage places, accommodation services, tourism and healthcare facilities, those working at sites which had to be suspended due to coronavirus restrictions like entertainment venues, museums and parks. Le Minh Tan, director of the municipal Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, on Tuesday said the propsal has been submitted to the municpal People's Committee. If approved, each person would receive around VND1.5 million in July, derived from the national budget and the Covid-19 prevention fund. Previously, the department also presented to the municipal People's Committee an aid package worth over VND1 trillion for around 310,000 laborers affected by the pandemic. For the past two months, Vietnam's latest Covid wave has seen 10,575 infections recorded in 43 cities and provinces. The most severely hit are Bac Giang with 5,498 cases and HCMC with 2,013. HCMC entered social … [Read more...] about HCMC proposes $15 mln Covid aid package for informal workers
For nearly a month now she and her husband have been waking up before dawn to pick vegetables in their garden and take them to her ‘zero dong supermarket’ behind Phuoc Long Pagoda in Le Binh Ward, Cai Rang District. It is actually a small stall with many varieties of farm produce that Ha harvests or others donate. While she was busy stacking the items on the shelves, some traders from nearby wet markets stopped by to donate vegetables. From time to time people would drive up, and place bags of rice, instant noodles, sugar, or cooking oil in gaps in the shelves and quickly leave. Scrap collectors, lottery ticket sellers and motorbike taxi drivers show up now and then to grab for some supply. Seeing a timid old woman selling lottery tickets taking only a handful of vegetables, Ha said kindly: "Please take more. You are [also] welcome to come back and take more if you want." Duong Thanh Ha's ‘zero dong supermarket’ has a variety of farm produce for people to choose from … [Read more...] about Woman’s ‘zero dong supermarket’ a lifesaver for some in Mekong Delta