Legal Updates

2017-08-23

Procedure for social insurance book after returning to employees

On 14th October, 2016 Vietnam Social Insurance Department has issued the Official Letter No 4027/BHXH-ST to guide check-up and handover social insurance book (SI book) to employees. After finishing...

Proposal to increase the region-based minimum wages in 2018

On August 07th 2017, The National Wage Council (NWC) adopted the proposal of raising region-based minimum wages in 2018, which will be submitted to the Prime Minister for consideration...
2017-08-08

The exchange rate for social insurance contribution for second half of Y2017

Pursuant to point a, clause 7, Section D of the Circular 03/2007/TT-BLDTBXH, the official exchange rate for second half of year is the average exchange rate on inter-bank foreign...
2017-08-08

The important changes on contribution of compulsory social insurance

On 01st June, 2017, Vietnam Social Insurance department issued the Official Letter No. 2159/BHXH-BT guiding on premium of occupational accident and disease insurance fund and collection of social insurance,...
2017-08-08

Decrease contribution rate of unemployment insurance for employers in Y2017

According to the Article 51 in the Law on Employment 2013, the levels of and responsibility to pay unemployment insurance premiums are specified as follows: Employees shall pay unemployment...
2017-04-25

From 01st july, 2017: the common minimum wage increase from 1.210.000 to 1.300.000 per month

FROM 01st JULY, 2017: THE COMMON MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE FROM 1.210.000 TO 1.300.000 PER MONTH The current common minimum wage is 1,210,000 applied from 01st May, 2016 according to...
2017-04-10

Important changes in decision 595/QD-BHXH on management of collection of compusory social insurance that takes effect from 01 may 2017

Participants If the employees who belong to subject of compulsory social insurance in the Article 2, Law on Social Insurance 2014 are assigned to go study, practice or work...
2017-04-04

Interests on delayed social, health and unemployment insurance premiums in y2017

According to Clause 3, Article 6 in the Decision No. 60/2015/QD-TTg on financial management in social, health and unemployment insurance issued by Government, interests on delayed social, health and...
2017-04-04

Determination of foreign workers who are internally assigned are exempt from applying for the work permits

1.Subject: Managers, chief executive officers, experts, technicians. 2. Condition: Foreigners have been employed by the foreign enterprise for at least 12 months 3. Fields of operation: In 11 service...
2017-02-10

How to declare declaration period of personal income tax in year 2017

Currently, numerous enterprises still confuse in determining the declaration period of personal income tax of their unit. Regarding to this issue, according to point 1, clause 2 of Article...
2017-02-10