Application of information technology in import and export tax accounting

On November 10, 2015, the Ministry of Finance issued the Circular No. 174/2015/TT-BTC guiding the accounting operations of tax and other revenues for imported and exported goods. In according with this Circular’s regulations, the application of information technology in import and export tax accounting of the customs authorities at all levels must ensure the serious […]

From 2016, only qualified person allowed to perform civil status work

Takes effect on January 01, 2016, the Decree No. 123/2015/ND-CP dated November 15, 2015 of the Government detailing a number of articles of, and measures to implement, the Law on Civil Status, emphasizes that competent persons may only arrange and recruit persons who are qualified to perform civil status work, based on the number of commune-level […]

Maternity regime for female employees being surrogate mothers and intended mothers

On November 11, 2015, the Government issued the Decree No. 115/2015/ND-CP detailing a number of articles of the Law on Social Insurance regarding compulsory social insurance. In particular, in her pregnancy, a female employee being surrogate mother currently paying compulsory social insurance premiums to the sickness and maternity fund is entitled to take leave for […]

The deposit for investment project is from 1% – 3%

In accordance with the Decree No. 118/2015/ND-CP dated November 12, 2015 of the Government guiding a number of Articles of the Law on Investment, takes effect on December 27, 2015, the investor must pay a deposit when receiving land, leasing land, or permitted to repurpose land by the State to execute the investment project… The deposit […]

Invest over vnd 190.000 billion on new countryside building

On November 12, 2015, the National Assembly passed the Resolution No. 100/2015/QH13 approving the investment policy for national target programs during 2016-2020; including National target program on new countryside building and National target program on sustainable poverty reduction. Accordingly, the scope of implementation of the National target program on new countryside building is on communes nationwide […]

Total of extra working hours of seasonal laborer shall not exceed 300 hours

Total of extra working hours in a year of each laborer shall not exceed 300 hours is the important content prescribed at the Circular No. 54/2015/TT-BLDTBXH dated December 16, 2015 of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs guiding the working hours, rest hours applicable to employees on seasonal production work and processing of […]

The owners of houses or having less than 3 floors may create the design himself/herself

Takes effect on January 01, 2016, the Circular No. 05/2015/TT-BXD dated October 30, 2015 of the Ministry of Construction providing for the management of construction quality and maintenance of detached houses. Regarding houses with total construction floor area smaller than 250 m2 or having less than 3 floors or having height of under 12 m, […]

Digital certificates should not be over 05 years

This is the important content prescribed at the Circular No. 28/2015/TT-NHNN dated December 18, 2015 of the State Bank of Vietnam stimulating on the management, use of digital signature, digital certificates and digital signature certification service of the State Bank. In particular, within 5 working days since the full receipt of application for granting digital […]