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Thailand Maintains 7% VAT Rate until October 2015

Thailand Maintains 7% VAT Rate until October 2015

Thailand’s ruling National Council for Peace and Order has extended the 7% VAT rate until 30 September 2015. The VAT rate in Thailand is set by the Revenue Code at 10%. In 2012, the rate was scheduled to increase to 10% but the 7% rate was extended until 2014. Source: http://thainews.prd.go.th/centerweb/newsen/NewsDetail?NT01_NewsID=WNECO5707170010009 Read More

$1 Billion Software Company TIBCO Selects Thomson Reuters to Consolidate its Global Sales, Use and Value-Added Tax Determination

$1 Billion Software Company TIBCO Selects Thomson Reuters to Consolidate its Global Sales, Use and Value-Added Tax Determination

New York – Thomson Reuters announced today that TIBCO Software Inc. has selected ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Determination to automate and centralize the determination, calculation and reporting of sales tax, use tax, goods and services tax (GST), value-added tax (VAT), and other country-specific taxes. TIBCO already uses ONESOURCE Indirect Tax for sales and use … Read More

Sales Tax vs. Value Added Tax – Calculation and Compliance Differences

Sales Tax vs. Value Added Tax – Calculation and Compliance Differences

Guest Blogger: Diane Yetter, CPA, MST, is founder of YETTER, a sales tax consulting and tax technology firm. Any tax practitioner who deals with company operations in multiple countries should be aware of the differences between sales tax and value added tax (VAT).  While you may be well versed in how sales and … Read More

Top 10 Audit Pitfalls and How to Address Them

Top 10 Audit Pitfalls and How to Address Them

Indirect tax, also known around the world as transaction tax, value added tax (VAT), goods and services tax (GST) or sales & use tax, is one of the top revenue sources for local and national governments worldwide. With many governments still struggling to address massive budget shortfalls, it is not surprising that they are tinkering … Read More

Transfer Pricing and Customs Valuations:  Will Your Adjustment Be Recognized?

Transfer Pricing and Customs Valuations: Will Your Adjustment Be Recognized?

What do you do when you need to make a transfer pricing adjustment, but the goods were delivered to the buyer in a prior tax year?  From a financial reporting and tax return perspective, the company within the local jurisdiction may or may not respect the adjustment.  But is that the end of the issue? … Read More