PKF Thailand

News and Events
from PKF Thailand

News Search

Home PKF Thailand News & Events
Thailand Long Stay “Special Tourist Visa”
News - 2020-09-21

Thailand Long Stay “Special Tourist Visa”

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of tourists in Thailand has been significantly reduced. The Thai tourism business and other related industries are severely affected by this situation. However, Thailand has been effectively controlling the spread of Covid-19 and the government is trying to restore the economy.

Read more
Free online workshop - Empowering your finance teams to build  better solutions with Datadear and Xero
News - 2020-09-01

Free online workshop - Empowering your finance teams to build better solutions with Datadear and Xero

Connect your Xero Accounting Online to your spreadsheet, refresh, and pull data directly from Xero to Excel.

Read more
Have your tax withheld at one step with e-withholding tax?
Articles - 2020-08-27

Have your tax withheld at one step with e-withholding tax?

The new e-Withholding Tax system manages withholding tax completely in one step. As an electronic medium service that meets international standards of security, it is an alternative way to cover the withholding tax steps in what has been a daunting process and makes the system shorter and more pleasant.

Read more
Automatic Visa Extension – The Last Visa Amnesty
News - 2020-08-13

Automatic Visa Extension – The Last Visa Amnesty

After the Thai Immigration Bureau’s announcements for automatic visa extension back in March, April and June 2020, foreigners whose visa was expired could stay in Thailand until the end of July 2020 without any penalty for overstaying. There were many questions on what will be the next step that the for foreigners after the end of July 2020 - can they extend or renew their visa in Thailand, or they must leave the country to get a new visa?

Read more
Articles - 2020-08-10

Cabinet approved amendments to the Thai Civil and Commercial Code (“TCCC”) Concerning Corporate Laws

On 23 June 2020, the Thai Cabinet has approved amendments to the TCCC and Act for the Prescription of Penalty Imposed on Registered Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Limited Company, Associations and Foundations B.E. 2499 (1956) (Penalty Act) related to the corporate registration, penalty for delayed payment of dividend, and the combinations of limited companies.

Read more
Articles - 2020-08-07

Thai Revenue Code to impose VAT on foreign digital transactions

Thailand is set to regulate tax revenues from foreign digital transactions by reforming its traditional tax system to cover loopholes that have been introduced by the global digital economies. This change is in line with its ASEAN neighbours, such as Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, who have already issued similar regulations earlier this year to equalize competition between foreign and local companies.

Read more
News - 2020-08-05

Cyber Roundup - June 2020

A compilation of key cybersecurity incidents occurred in May 2020 by Thomas J. DeMayo, Principal, Cyber Risk Management from PKF O'Connor Davies.

Read more
Articles - 2020-07-25

Updated Guidelines for Foreigners with a Work Permit Entering Thailand

According to the Regulation Issued under Section 9 of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations No. 12, issued on 30th June 2020, the Thai government has allowed specified groups of Thai and foreign travelers to enter Thailand as of 1st July 2020.

Read more
Articles - 2020-07-07

Update on Relief for TM30 filing requirements

The Royal Thai Police has recently issued the new Regulation which provides some Expats’ relief on the requirement of TM30 reporting, as well as for property owners (i.e., house-master, owners or lessors of a residence) and hotel managers in Thailand. The new Regulation was published in the Government Gazette on 16 June 2020 and it has been effective from 30 June 2020 onwards.

Read more
Articles - 2020-07-07

Government exempts hotels from annual room fee until 2022

Hotel businesses will be exempted from paying an annual fee to the government until 2022 to help reduce their burden in the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Read more