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Read the latest publications, technical updates and thought leadership articles from KPMG.

Thought Leadership

Our publications to help business leaders across various sectors to develop a deeper understanding of the local and global economy.

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IFRS - Is it the responsibility of only accountants?

The difference between VAS and IFRS is expanding and creating numerous conflicts for companies. What are the benefits of IFRS adoption and what is the framework in Vietnam?

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Building Upon The Past

Family businesses are special and unique with the balance between family values and business benefits. How have the heirs applied innovation and trends to modernize and grow their inheritance?

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The OnDemand Economy: Are You A Part of It?

The on-demand economy is accelerating the speed of  transformation all over the world. What is it and how have businesses adapted to the emerging market demands?

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KPMG 2021 Outlook Pulse Survey

The Pulse Survey asks CEOs from the world's most influential companies to provide their 3-year outlook on the economic and business landscape.

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KPMG: Our Impact Plan

Our Purpose and Values guide us and continue to shape our business, informing our actions and defining the work we do every day.

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Towards Net Zero

This KPMG survey of climate risk and net zero reporting reveals remarkable progress by some of the world’s largest companies in only a few years. 

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UKABC Roundtable on the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement 

The UK-ASEAN(UKABC) Business Council Roundtable on the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement.

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KPMG 2020 CEO Outlook: COVID-19 Special Edition

 KPMG interviewed hundreds of CEOs from many of the world’s largest companies, first in January and then again in July and August, to get their perspectives and understand how their priorities have changed.

Updating the latest tax audit trends and changes in 2021. 

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Tax Audit Support webinar  

Presenting tax audit plan and trends in 2021, common issues focused by authorities and tax audit in transfer pricing as well as addressing several specific business concerns. 

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Concentrating on the practical, up-to-date guidance on financial reporting and legal requirements for your consideration.

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Tax Alert June 2021 - Circular 40

Update on the value-added tax, personal income tax and tax administration for businesses and individuals.

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Legal Update June 2021 

Update on the second draft Decree on personal data protection in Vietnam and what entrepreneurs need to know. 

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Legal Update May 2021 

Update on Decree 31 providing guidance on the implementation on the Law on Investment 2020.

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Tax & Legal Update May 2021 

Update on the tax and legal legislation and notable treatments introduced by the tax authorities

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Immigration Alert (2) May 2021 

Official letter on enforcement of the management of foreigner working in Vietnam.


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Immigration Alert (1) May 2021 

Updates on regulations related to compulsory quarantine and post-quarantine management.

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Tax Alert May 2021 - Decree 18

Decree 18 guiding the Law on Export and Import Duties.

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Tax Alert (2) April 2021

Payment deferral for Corporate Income Tax (CIT), Value Added Tax (VAT), Personal Income Tax (PIT) and land rental fee in 2021. 

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Tax Alert (1) April 2021

Tax relief measures by Vietnam Government to support taxpayers impacted by Covid-19 pandemic.

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Legal Update March 2021

Obtaining Anti-Trust Approval under Competition Law 2018 and Decree 35.


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Immigration Alert March 2021

Changes to previous labor regulations for work permit applications for expatriates.

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Audit Alert March 2021

Changes to Tax and Transfer Pricing audits approaches.

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Tax Alert (2) February 2021

Circular 103 - Corporate Income Tax incentives to Science & Technology Enterprises.

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Tax Alert (1) February 2021

Tax and Legal legislation updates. 


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Tax Alert January 2021

Circular 39 - Trade and Customs update on Integrated International Tax

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Immigration Alert (2) January 2021

Update on quarantine policies to strengthen Covid-19 prevention measures

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Immigration Alert 2021

Decree 152 - New regulations on work permit & work permit exemptions.

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Our slides from the 2020 Tax and Legal Institute

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Macroeconomics and Tax Landscape 

Mr Warrick Cleine
Chairman & CEO

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Tax Policies Development & Practical Sharing

Ms Le Thi Kieu Nga
Partner, Corporate Tax
Mr Ta Hong Thai
Partner, Corporate Tax 

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Tax Audit & Dispute Issues

Ms Nguyen Thu Huong
Partner, Tax Dispute & Controversy

                 

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Legal Updates

Mr Nguyen Thanh Hoa
Partner, Legal Services

                 

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Global Mobility Services

Ms Andrea Godfrey
Partner, Global Mobility Services        
         

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Trade & Customs, Transfer Pricing Updates 

Mr Hoang Thuy Duong
Partner, Integrated International Tax
Mr Joseph Vu 
Partner, Integrated International Tax     
            

Overview of key economic data and trends, including GDP, inflation, unemployment, consumer indicators and more.

Macroenvironment & Statistics

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Invest in Vietnam: 2021 edition

Recent years observed the international economic integration through the participation into many free trade agreements/ communities such as the WTO, CPTPP, EVFTA, and UK-Vietnam FTA...

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Make in Vietnam: 2021 edition

As one of few economies in ASEAN and globally to achieve positive growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam’s GDP is estimated to have grown at 2.91% in 2020...

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Macro Updates Vietnam & Cambodia in 2020

Vietnam continues to grow faster than the regional average with an impressive GDP growth rate exceeding 7% in 2019...

Industry & Sector Related

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Approach to SWIFT Security Assessment

SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) is a vast messaging network used by banks and other financial institutions to quickly, accurately, and securely send/receive...

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Future of Digital Health in Vietnam

Over the past two decades, Vietnam has achieved laudable improvements in key quality of life metrics such as life expectancy, infant mortality, and access to affordable medicines...

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Customer Experience in the New Reality

In recent years, customer experience has become one of the key factors for a company’s success. More companies in Vietnam have realized the importance of customer experience...

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Leveraging infrastructure investments for economic growth

The infrastructure sector has been an unsung hero of the COVID-19 crisis. Despite the complete disruption to how our economies operate and how we live our lives...

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IFRS 9 for Banks

The IFRS Roadmap in Vietnam was officially announced in Decision No.345/QD-BTC on 16 March 2020 by the Ministry of Finance (MoF), a year after introduction of the draft version. Against the mandate by the MoF...