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Living in Bali: A Guide to Moving to Bali as an Expat

If the question ‘how do I move to Bali’ has ever crossed your mind, you have come to the right place. In this article, you will get an overview of the steps you need to take in order to become a Bali expat. Moving to Bali The first thing to do if considering moving to […]

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Vietnam Tax Guide: Tax Planning in Vietnam

Tax planning is one of the most important factors when managing a company, especially when in a new market. This article will give you an overview of tax system in Vietnam as well as highlighting the main differences between international reporting system and its local counterparts. Overview of tax planning in Vietnam Corporate Income Tax Vietnam […]

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Minimum capital requirement in Vietnam for foreign companies

One of the most common questions foreign investors and companies have is what is the minimum capital requirement in Vietnam and how much of it should be paid up? In this article we will cover the capital requirements for each of the legal entity types relevant for foreign investors. Setting up a company in Vietnam […]

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How to Calculate Custom Duty and Import Tax in Indonesia

According to OEC Indonesia imported $178B worth of goods, making Indonesia the 27th largest importer in the world. This article will provide you insights on how to calculate import tax in Indonesia and what are the prerequisites of becoming an importer. If you want to import faster or don’t want to establish an import company […]

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Doing Business Comparison Between Indonesia and Vietnam

Indonesia and Vietnam are both among the fastest growing economies in the world. Besides being part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and APEC, they both have large and rapidly growing populations and many other similarities. Many international investors have found Indonesia and Vietnam an attractive destination, improving ranking of both countries on […]

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How to Register a Branch in Vietnam

A Branch is an alternative to a Limited Liability or Joint-Stock Company. Unlike an LLC or a JSC, it is not a separate legal entity to its parent company. For a branch to be established, the parent company must already be registered for at least five years. Branch offices are opened when a parent company […]

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Corporate structure of a Limited Liability Company in Vietnam

In Vietnam A Limited Liability Company is a business entity with one to 50 members. Unlike a Joint-Stock Company, a Limited Liability company doesn’t issue shares. However,  it allows members to have different capital contributions that results in membership units, giving members de facto similar rights and responsibilities to shareholders.

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Joint-Stock Company In Vietnam: How To Establish

A Joint-Stock Company (JSC) is a business entity referred to in Vietnamese legislation as a shareholding company in which shares are owned by three or more original shareholders. Within this enterprise, shareholders are entitled to own company stock in proportion evidenced by the shares they own. Unlike a limited liability company registration, a Vietnamese JSC is allowed […]

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Health Food Supplement Registration in Indonesia

An increasing awareness of preventive health measures has created a larger demand for a variety of health food supplements in Indonesia, leading to opportunities for manufacturers to enter health food supplement sector in the country. Health supplement registration in Indonesia is regulated by the National Agency for Drug and Food (BPOM) that claims the health […]

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Halal Certification Registration in Indonesia

Halal industry in Indonesia is booming in recent years, thus companies’ demand in halal certification registration in Indonesia has also changed considerably. Alongside with the national aim to make Indonesia as the world halal hub, the industry is gaining its popularity day by day and opens up opportunities to halal product producers to expand their […]