Getting a piece of the e-commerce pie

A recent report revealed that the government of Thailand has passed a bill that it hopes will ensure more effective tax collection, especially from e-commerce businesses.

10 December 2018

Singapore to ensure rich pay more in tax regime

Singapore will ensure its tax system is based on “solid” economic performance and the principle that higher income earners pay more, a senior government official said, after the prime minister signaled that the nation needs to prepare for tax increases.

22 November 2017

Indonesia jails tax dodgers to meet budget goals

In the Dutch language, gijzeling means to take someone hostage. In Indonesia, that’s how authorities describe their strategy to deal with tax dodgers, throwing dozens of people in jail as part of a national crackdown.

2 November 2017

Duterte's $17bn tax changes to benefit retailers

Mau Dizon, a marketing officer in one of the largest Philippine banks, is among millions of Filipino taxpayers who stand to benefit from President Rodrigo Duterte’s tax reform plan that aims to return to consumers 860 billion pesos (17 billion dollars)

11 October 2017

Philippine tobacco giant pays govt $586 mn

The Philippines said Friday it has dropped a tax evasion case against the country's number-two cigarette manufacturer after it was sold to Japan Tobacco to raise funds for a record 30 billion-peso (586 million dollars) settlement.

6 October 2017