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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?

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

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Thai Revenue Code to impose VAT on foreign digital transactions
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.

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Cyber Roundup - June 2020
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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News - 2020-07-03

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Articles - 2020-06-22

BOI Relief Measures for COVID-19 Impacts

To address the urgent need regarding the outbreak of COVID-19 which has prolonged since the beginning of this year, the Office of Board of Investment has launched the recent relief measures under the Announcement No. Por. 4/2563 (Announcement) on 12 May 2020 in accordance with the Investment Protection Act B.E. 2520 (1977).

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Articles - 2020-06-22

Automatic Visa Extension – Is my visa secured?

After the Thai Immigration Bureau’s Announcements for automatic visa extension back in March and April 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has been on-going and the current extensions for the visas of foreigners remaining in Thailand persists until the end of July 2020. The past extension Announcements were aimed to reduce the risks of over-crowding concerning foreigners seeking visa extensions at the Immigration Bureau. Foreigners whose Visas have already expired can stay in Thailand without penalty for their overstay until the end of July 2020.

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