Posts Tagged: tax

ecommerce in india

How tax query to Amazon opens a Pandora’s box for ecommerce in India

Amazon, Flipkart, and other ecommerce players have enjoyed a merry ride in India, and investments have been pouring in. But now the honeymoo...

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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Want to be a successful startup? Settle in Thailand, but register your company elsewhere

Some successful startups in Thailand even recommend newbies to head over to other nearby countries to register their company. Why is that?

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 11:07 am
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Taxing ecommerce in China

E-Commerce, E-Fapiao: The Fapiao Explained, Part 2

On Monday, I wrote an article based on Chinese media reports about Jingdong’s new fapiao trials. But since then, we’ve heard fro...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 8:14 am
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Pakistan’s Mobile Users Are Being Taxed to Death

Pakistan’s Mobile Users Are Being Taxed to Death

Imagine, for a moment, that you live in Pakistan. You want to top up your mobile phone, so you buy a 100 Rs. ($1) card to add the credit to ...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Prices on the Rise? New Tax Policy May Make Chinese E-Commerce Sites Pricier

Late last week I wrote about how e-commerce sites in China evade taxation by not providing official invoices (which can only be purchased fr...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Foreign Internet Companies to See Their Digital Goods Taxed in Japan?

According to The Asahi Shimbun citing unnamed sources, Japan’s Finance Ministry is planning to impose a consumption tax on e-books fro...

  • June 29, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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New bill in the Philippines aims to exempt startups from taxes for two years

Senator Bam Aquino has filed a measure to exempt startups from taxes for their first two years of operations.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Nokia India tax dispute

Nokia offers $369 million to resolve Indian tax tussle that could scupper Microsoft buy-out

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) offer to acquire Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) phone business set off a major tax dispute in India. Wi...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 10:56 am
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Taxing ecommerce in China

‘Fapiao’ Explained: China’s Plan to Tax the E-Commerce Industry

This article is inaccurate, please click here for an updated, accurate version. Late last week, Jingdong (formerly 360Buy) started putting a...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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TS24: A Groundbreaking Vietnamese Startup That Builds Software For Government

In Vietnam, there are hundreds of startups. But most of them are in the consumer space. Big and small companies are always jumping into gami...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese Government Rep Says E-Commerce Sites Have Evaded Billions in Taxes

On Wednesday, NPC representative Wang Tian made a rather shocking accusation: Chinese e-commerce platforms have permitted sellers to evade m...

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Simplified tax procedures could make Singapore an even easier place to do business

Two simplified tax procedures were introduced by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) for companies with a turnover less than S$...

  • April 16, 2012
  • at 2:42 am
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