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Impairment Testing 101
Articles - 2020-04-07

Impairment Testing 101

Economic crises and / or recessionary environments typically cause reductions in the future expected economic returns of assets which leads to the need for asset impairment tests. Impairment tests provided by independent expert are considered more reliable, accurate and inspire shareholder and / or investor confidence. PKF Thailand has developed an in-depth understanding of the valuation methodologies for a multitude of assets and a strong ability to address key concerns of auditors and regulators.

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Cash is King
Articles - 2020-04-07

Cash is King

The rapid spread of anti-corona virus measures around the world has already had a significant effect on the ability of businesses to continue to function. The total effect varies significantly by industry and by country. Entertainment, hospitality and retail are struggling to survive, and many businesses will simply not make it. Companies in developed countries can expect a higher level of government support than will perhaps be available in South East Asia.

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Update on how to best use RMF, SSF and Life Insurance
Articles - 2020-03-10

Update on how to best use RMF, SSF and Life Insurance

Are you minimising your tax and maximising your benefits? Our tax team provide an update of how to best use the RMF, SSF and Life Insurance schemes to maximise your Personal Income Tax savings in 2020.

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If your next-door neighbor is Airbnb, what are your risks and remedies?
Articles - 2020-03-10

If your next-door neighbor is Airbnb, what are your risks and remedies?

Short-term leasing, such as Airbnb has become more popular in Thailand's major condominium and house rental markets. However, without a proper Hotel License, these transactions may be violating Thai laws and creating significant Thai tax exposures.

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News - 2020-03-09

Free online workshop - Preparing your year-end accounts

Yes it is that time again for most of us! It does not seem like a whole year since we were busy with this. It is now time for the majority of us to prepare our Company Annual Accounts and Annual Tax Returns for 2019. Get some tips and techniques.

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News - 2020-03-04

7 Steps to Manage More Productive Customs Duty Refunds from Retrospective Transfer Pricing (TP) Adjustments (for downward adjustment in Thailand)

7 Steps to Manage More Productive Customs Duty Refunds from Retrospective Transfer Pricing (TP) Adjustments (for downward adjustment in Thailand)

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News - 2020-03-04

7 Steps to Manage Customs Risks from Retrospective Transfer Pricing (TP) Adjustments (for upward adjustment in Thailand)

To manage transfer pricing risks, MNCs have the incentive to make retroactive TP adjustments. When an MNC’s actual profit margin resulted from related party transactions (RPT) that deviated from the reasonable target supported by a transfer pricing benchmarking analysis, a reasonable TP adjustment can help an MNC manage the double taxation risk from transfer pricing investigations initiated by revenue authorities and potentially increase global tax efficiency.

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Articles - 2020-02-18

Tax and Legal Implications in Thailand when hiring Freelancers, Subcontractors, Secondees and Related-Company Dispatches

Most companies in Thailand will hire the following persons (foreign or local) to work for their companies from time to time: (1) Secondees, (2) Related-Company Dispatches, (3) Freelancers, (4) Subcontractors. However, very few companies have a good understanding of the distinctions or the different tax and legal differences between these four options, which can lead to tax and legal problems if not handled correctly.

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News - 2020-02-17

Free workshop - Check the vital signs of your business

This workshop at our PKF offices in Bangkok will take you through seven mostly accounting-related vital signs of a healthy business.

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News - 2020-01-13

Cyber Roundup - February 2020

A healthy dose of skepticism combined with a rolling programme of testing and knowledge-building can help your company avoid potentially embarrassing phishing schemes.

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