In Thailand, COVID-19 has become the catalyst for the adoption of digital financial technology, particularly electronic payment, which has grown into one of the most effective channels for the government to distribute financial aid to those affected by the outbreak.
The two feature articles spotlight the EU: one article looks at a tumultuous period in EU-U.S. trading relations and the way forward and the second feature examines the agreement in the EU to update and modernise the reduced VAT rates rules.
The OECD on December 20 released model rules to assist the 137 jurisdictions that agreed to the Inclusive Framework/G-2- Pillar Two framework to implement into domestic legislation a 15% minimum tax on those multinational enterprises (MNEs) that fall within its scope.
BDO’s Global Employer Services News provides a brief overview of issues affecting international assignees, predominantly, but not exclusively, from a tax and social security perspective.
The OECD and its Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations continue to lead as the principal source of guidance for transfer pricing regimes around the world. In this issue of BDO’s Transfer Pricing newsletter, we include articles from our member firms that...
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect ASEAN countries’ growth plans. Based on the Asian Development Outlook 2021 Update (September 2021) by Asian Development Bank, the 2021 growth rate for ASEAN is expected to be lower at 3.1%, compared to its previous forecast of 4.4%.
On 10 November 2021, The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham Thailand) held the Joint Chambers Phuket Sundowners at Four Points by Sheraton Phuket, Patong Beach Resort.
In a historic move, the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has been announced at COP26, along with the release of two prototype sustainability standards. Read BDO’s news item and International Sustainability Reporting Bulletin to find out more about what this...