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Taxation

Royal Government and Private Sector convene GPSWG-D meeting

The Government-Private Sector Working Group D (GPSWG-D) on Law, Tax and Governance held a meeting via videoconference to discuss challenges the private sector is facing in this hard time of COID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908946/royal-government-and-private-sector-convene-gpswg-d-meeting/

Road tax can now be paid through GDT app

Vehicle owners can now pay road tax on their mobile devices through the GDT Taxpayer App, after the latest update, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Taxation (GDT) on July 30. ...

Thou Vireak
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/road-tax-can-now-be-paid-through-gdt-app

GDT strives to unfold tax intricacies: official

A senior tax official pledged to facilitate all tax issues for Japanese investors currently investing or doing business in Cambodia to ensure things go smoothly, as part of a broader effort to create productive feedback channels, and improve transparency and operational efficiency, according to the ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gdt-strives-unfold-tax-intricacies-official

Over $1.5 billion collected in tax revenue in First Semester

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) collected more than 1.5 billion in tax revenue in the first semester of this year.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898476/over-1-5-billion-collected-in-tax-revenue-in-first-semester/

Tax scrutiny ‘not pandemic-related’: Ministry of Economy and Finance collected more than $2.87bn in taxes last year, up 3.73% on 2019

With corporations in Southeast Asia reporting being swept up in tax audits while governments work to increase revenue during the pandemic, there are conflicting views regarding whether Cambodian firms are facing additional scrutiny.  ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50862164/tax-scrutiny-not-pandemic-related-ministry-of-economy-and-finance-collected-more-than-2-87bn-in-taxes-last-year-up-3-73-on-2019/

Taxpayers still able pay online during lockdown

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has advised taxpayers and tax service agencies located in lockdown-restricted areas to electronically file income tax returns and avoid the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/taxpayers-still-able-pay-online-during-lockdown

Gov’t revenue exceeds $1.6bn in first quarter

The Cambodian government earned some $1.6 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2021 from tax and customs.  This represents close to a 25 percent increase compared with revenue achieved during the same period in 2020. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50837481/govt-revenue-exceeds-1-6bn-in-first-quarter/

Duty-free access to Vietnam for 31 tariff lines

Thirty-one Cambodian tariff lines – mostly agricultural products – now carry the zero rate to neighbouring Vietnam for 2021-2022, the Ministry of Commerce announced on March 25. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/duty-free-access-vietnam-31-tariff-lines

Tax revenue from casino sector drops

Tax revenue from Cambodia’s casino industry cratered in 2020 as Covid-19 prompted the government to tighten entry restrictions, limiting the number of international visitors to the Kingdom, according to a Ministry of Economy and Finance senior official on March 21. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tax-revenue-casino-sector-drops

GDT firm on March 31 tax deadline

General Department of Taxation (GDT) director-general Kong Vibol refused to budge on a March 31 deadline to file tax on income (ToI) for fiscal year 2020 despite the economic pressure on the business community caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gdt-firm-march-31-tax-deadline

Property tax app: Convenience, transparency and efficiencies

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has announced that payment of property tax is now possible via mobile phone through the “GDT Taxpayer App”. The announcement was issued on March 11 and signed by Kong Vibol, minister attached to the Prime Minister and director-general of ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50824752/property-tax-app-convenience-transparency-and-efficiencies/

Trade chambers ask GDT to delay income-tax date

Nine international business chambers have called on the General Department of Taxation (GDT) to extend the deadline for filing tax on income for fiscal year 2020 past March 31 in light of economic pressure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/trade-chambers-ask-gdt-delay-income-tax-date

Property owners told to pay tax through new app

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has told all property owners to pay their taxes using the GDT Taxpayer App, which saves them the trouble of having to go there in person. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/property-owners-told-pay-tax-through-new-app

Use of tax e-filing system mandated from March onwards

All taxpayers in the self-assessment tax bracket have been instructed to submit their annual income tax via electronic filing (ToI E-Filing) from next month on, according to an announcement by the General Department of Taxation (GDT). ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817426/use-of-tax-e-filing-system-mandated-from-march-onwards/

App for property tax on the way but no increases, says government

Cambodia is undergoing property tax reform but says it is administrative with a focus on improving the registration and valuation of properties while strengthening enforcement and compliance. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817835/app-for-property-tax-on-the-way-but-no-increases-says-government/

Tax official defogs capital gains

A General Department of Taxation (GDT) official on February 22 listed some of the assets that would be exempt from capital gains tax once it comes into force in January 1, 2022 and shed light on some of the finer subtleties of the tax. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tax-official-defogs-capital-gains

Special tariffs cut to boost auto sales

From early next month, the special tariffs on imported family vehicles will be reduced by 10 to 25 percent according to engine size, according to an announcement from the General Department of Custom and Excise. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816772/special-tariffs-cut-to-boost-auto-sales/

$217 million collected through tax in January: PM

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) of Ministry of Economy and Finance earned 879 billion riels (approximately $217 million) from tax income in January this year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814324/217-million-collected-through-tax-in-january-pm/

Vehicle import duty cuts proposed

Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth has proposed an adjustment on vehicle import duty, to be effective from March 1, to revive the market and buttress the logistics sector after customs clearance revenue on vehicles fell by 40 percent in 2020 from a year ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vehicle-import-duty-cuts-proposed

Cambodia Post Bank authorised to collect taxes

Cambodia Post Bank Plc achieved another significant milestone on Monday after the General Department of Taxation of Cambodia allowed the financial institution to collect taxes. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-post-bank-authorised-collect-taxes

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