How to Start a Brewery in Thailand

This blog post will outline the process for how to start a brewery in Thailand.

Buying a Business in Thailand: A How-To Guide for 2024

Buying a business in Thailand can be a viable option for foreign entrepreneurs looking to establish themselves in the Thai market.

Permanent Establishments in Thailand

This blog post aims to provide a clear understanding of these terms and the process of establishing permanent establishments in Thailand.

Renting a villa on Airbnb in Thailand

Explore the legal landscape of renting a villa in Thailand on Airbnb with our latest blog post.

Thailand, Hotel Regulations, Accommodation, Hotel, Non-hotel accommodations, License, Safety, Requirements, Utility requirements, Entertainment venue laws, Business licenses

These new hotel regulations are a significant advantage for smaller businesses such as those wishing to rent out their villa as a business.

What are the risks of buying property in Thailand?

Explore the legal landscape of renting a villa in Thailand on Airbnb with our latest blog post.

Thai Cannabis-Hemp Act: Impact on Local Business

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the proposed aspects of the proposed Cannabis-Hemp Act, highlighting its potential impact on Thailand’s Cannabis business.

Power of Attorney in Thailand: A Guide for Foreigners

Unlock the power of attorney in Thailand with our comprehensive guide for foreigners. Learn how this legal instrument can simplify your affairs and protect your interests.

What are the Tax Implications for Terminating an Employee

Exploring the Tax Implications for Terminating an Employee in Thailand.

Thailand to Introduce Stricter Regulations for Taxing Foreign Income

The Thai government has announced plans to introduce stricter regulations for taxing foreign income earned abroad.

This article will guide you through the process, looking at the specific requirements and considerations when hiring foreign staff in Thailand.

Exploring Thailand’s new draft AI regulation.

This blog post will explore BOI Promotions for the Digital Industry in Thailand.

In this blog post, we will explore what jobs can foreigners do in Thailand.

This blog post will explore the key aspects of business in Thailand’s cannabis industry, from the legal framework to market opportunities and potential challenges.

Exploring the changes to the SMART visa and LTR visa requirements.

In this blog post, we will explore prenuptial agreements in Thailand.

This guide will introduce opening a hotel as a business in Thailand.

In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the benefits of setting up a representative office in Thailand.

Thailand’s SMART Visa program is a special visa category designed to attract high-skilled professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs to the country.

This blog post will explore the differences between incorporation and Employer of Record (EoR) in Thailand.

This blog post will provide comprehensive guidance and information on the Annual Audit for companies in Thailand.

A Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) is a legally binding document that sets out the terms and conditions for acquiring shares in a company.

This guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of registering an import/export company in Thailand.

This blog post will discuss why due diligence is essential when buying a property in Thailand and the potential pitfalls to avoid.

In this blog post, we will explore the best options for protecting your investment.

Everything You Need to Know About E-Payment Licences in Thailand

This blog post will discuss the requirements for obtaining e-payment licenses in Thailand.

Firing Employees: A Guide for Employers in Thailand

Firing employees is never an easy decision, but sometimes it is necessary for the well-being of your business.

Understanding the Different Types of Alcohol Licenses in Thailand: A Comprehensive Guide alcohol in Thailand

Businesses in Thailand that sell, import, or make alcoholic beverages, must be aware of the various types of C available.

Memorandum of Association in Thailand

Find out what a memorandum of association in Thailand is with our comprehensive guide. Get all the information you need in one place. Read now!

Guide to Owning Land in Thailand with a Thai Spouse: Legal Requirements and Tips

Find out about land with a Thai spouse in Thailand with our comprehensive guide. Get all the information you need in one place. Read now!

Understanding Copyright Protection in Thailand: Your Guide to Safeguarding Your Intellectual Property

This blog post will explore the ins and outs of copyright protection in Thailand.

Starting a Tourism Business in Thailand as a Foreigner

Learn more about starting a tourism business in Thailand.

Understanding wills in Thailand

By preparing a will in Thailand, foreigners residing in Thailand can protect their assets and distribute them as they wish.

Dormant companies in Thailand

Dormant companies in Thailand are a company that has been registered and legally incorporated but is not currently conducting any business activities.

Types of shareholder meetings for a company in Thailand

Shareholder meetings in Thailand are used as a way to address the company’s performance or any issues to be approved.

New changes to the sale and use of Cannabis in Thailand

A new set of changes to the rules on the sale and use of cannabis in Thailand were announced on the 11th of November 2022.

Investment opportunities in Thailand Amendment of the Public Limited Companies Act comes into force

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) has approved new investment opportunities.

Challenges to starting a business in Thailand and how to overcome them

In this article, we will explore some of the more common challenges to starting a business in Thailand.

Amendments to the Civil and Commercial Code: new rules for companies in Thailand

On the 14th of September, Thailand’s Parliament approved the draft Act Amending the Civil and Commercial Code (the CCC).

Tax in Thailand: common mistakes and possible penalties

In this article, we take a look at the process for terminating an employee in Thailand and what payments an employee could be expected to make.

Work permit for a foreign employee, no Thai staff required 2022

A common question our experts are asked is, “how I can get a work permit in for a foreign employee, without having to hire Thai employees?”

company director in thailand The ultimate guide for a company director in Thailand in 2023

This article will serve as an introduction to the role and duties of a company director in Thailand.

Thailand to prepare new regulations for Digital Platforms

The draft Royal Decree on Digital Platforms has been updated and will contain new regulations for Digital Platforms.

Thailand to adopt a new 5 year investment promotion strategy

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) has approved a new 5 year investment promotion strategy.

2022 Tax filing deadlines

Running a business in Thailand is subject to many tax filing deadlines, failure to meet these deadlines could result in penalties and surcharges being imposed on the company.

Acquire a land in Thailand Own a land in Thailand Thailand to allow foreigners to own land

Thailand’s cabinet approved in principle a draft Ministerial Regulation which would permit certain groups of foreign nationals to acquire land for residential use in Thailand.

FAQs for Cannabis businesses in Thailand

In this article, we take a look at some of the most common FAQs we receive relating to Cannabis businesses in Thailand.

How do I get an Import/Export License in Thailand?

While import/export businesses are a very desirable business, such companies will require certain business licences in order to legally operate in Thailand.

How do I get an e-commerce licence in Thailand?

A business in Thailand operating one or more websites for the sale of their goods or services must apply for an e-commerce license.

New Social Security Fund Contributions Rates

A new Ministerial Regulation has been issued designed to increase the rates of Social Security Fund Contributions.

Transferring shares for a Thai Limited Company

In this article we will take a look at the process for transferring shares in a Thai Limited Company.

BOI to offer Smart City promotion incentives in Thailand

In this article we will take a look at the incentives available for foreign companies who operate within a Smart City.

Can foreigners buy property in Thailand Owning a Villa as a foreigner in Thailand

Many people dream about owning a Villa as a foreigner in Thailand, but is it possible?

Draft SEC regulation prohibits digital asset operators from offering depositing and lending services

A new draft SEC regulation designed to restrict digital asset exchanges from being used as a way for clients to gain benefits through depositing and lending services.

Thailand announces public hearing for cross-border transfer of Personal Data measures

Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Committee (PDPC) has opened a public hearing period relating to its draft notification regarding cross-border transfer of personal data.

How to buy a business in Thailand

How to buy a business: While starting a new business is often the first choice for entrepreneurs, buying an existing company is one possible alternative.

In this article we will take a look at business licences and who may need them for their company in Thailand.

VAT in Thailand

Any person or company that supplies goods or provides services with an annual turnover exceeding THB 1.8 million is subject to VAT in Thailand.

Thailand Raises Minimum Wage Rates

This notification introduces new minimum wage rates for workers in Thailand.

Thais and Foreigners Marrying Abroad

Marrying a Thai national abroad is a perfectly valid way to get married, but to ensure this is legally recognised it is necessary to follow the rules and regulations relevant to the country you are marrying in.

Franchise Business in Thailand

Franchises in Thailand are a popular form of business, with it being estimated that there are over 400 franchises and over 12,000 franchisees within the country.

PDPA Thailand Thailand releases new guidelines for consent and notification requirements under the PDPA

On September 7th, Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Committee (PDPC) released a new set of guidelines for consent and notification requirements under the PDPA

Thailand narcotics act: New legal framework for Kratom in Thailand

On August 27, 2022, Thailand published the Kratom Plant Act which introduced a new legal framework for Kratom in Thailand.

The procedure for making Personal Data Protection Act complaint

The Personal Data Protection Committee (PDPC) recently established the procedures for filing and processing data subjects’ Personal Data Protection Act complaint.

Everything you need to know about opening a restaurant in Thailand

Opening a restaurant in Thailand is harder than it seems. The Foreign Business Act restricts this activity for foreigners, meaning 100% foreign ownership is not possible.

Thailand Issues New Rules on Customs Rules For The Seizure of Counterfeit Goods

The Thai Customs Department has issued a notification that sets out changes to the customs recordation system and the procedures for the seizure of counterfeit goods.

Income tax exemptions on offer for investment in target companies

Income Tax exemptions have been made available to those who invest in targeted industries and companies.

Frequently asked questions about Sponsored Work Permits

In this post we will take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions relating to the sponsored work permits.

long term work visa Singapore unveils a new long-term work visa

The long-term resident visa in Thailand, also known as LTR visa, will soon be available for application. This brand new visa is due to be released in September 2022.

How to change a company director in Thailand

The addition or removal of a company director may become necessary as your business evolves. If you need to change or remove a director from your Thai Limited Company, you must follow a set procedure.

Thailand is considering a new Labor law for Work-from-Home arrangements

The Thai parliament has recently passed the first reading of the so-called Work-from-home Bill, which seeks to amend the country’s Labour Protection Act (LPA).

New notice and takedown procedures for the Computer Crimes Act being considered

This Draft Amendment is to improve efficiency and reduce time for implementing new notice and takedown procedures of illegal computer data.

Thailand Approves Draft PDPA Exemptions

In July 2022, the Thai cabinet approved in principle a Royal Decree which set out some PDPA exemptions.

Thailand plans to raise minimum wage by 5-8%

Thailand plans to raise minimum wage by 5-8%

Legalisation of Casinos in Thailand

A report and blueprint has been submitted to the Thai Parliament, asking them to consider issuing a decree allowing Casinos in Thailand.

Data Protection Exploring the 4 new PDPA sub-regulations

Following the Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 (2019) (“PDPA”) coming into full effect on 1 June 2022, four sub-regulations were introduced by the Personal Data Protection Committee (PDPC).

Thailand’s SEC opens public hearing relating to ICO portal regulations

On June 23, 2022, Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began a public hearing period which will focus on regulatory controls for initial coin offering ICO portals.

Thailand's SEC announces plans to regulate Ready-to-Use Utility Tokens

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its intention to start regulating ‘ready-to-use’ utility tokens.

SEC Thailand new regulation A new regulation for digital platforms approved by the cabinet

On 24 May 2022, the Cabinet approved a new regulation which aims to strengthen the existing regulations relating to digital platforms.

Own a land in Thailand Thailand considering allowing foreigners to own land

A proposal is being drafted by the Thai Interior Ministry which would allow foreigners to purchase and own land in Thailand.

E-certificate for Patent and Designs is now available

Thailand’s Department of Intellectual Property of Thailand (“DIP”) has announced the introduction of QR Codes and Reference Numbers being added to patent certificates.

Airbnb recently announced a new initiative called “Live and Work Anywhere” which included Thailand as a destination.

Purchasing property in Thailand property tax

When looking to purchase property in Thailand, it is important to consider the additional costs, such as fees and taxes, you are likely to encounter on top of the sale price.

Everything you need to know about starting a Cannabis business

On June 9th, 2022, Thailand became the first Asian country to legalise cannabis, making starting a cannabis business an attractive proposition.

BOI offers incentives to companies promoting sustainability

Thailand’s Board of Investment are now offering promotions to companies who promote sustainability through their activities.

Electronic signatures have begun to become more and more popular as the method for signing documents.

Thailand to work with the OECD to tackle international tax avoidance

As part of their responsibilities as a signatory the OECDs project to tackle international tax avoidance, Thailand has ratified the MLI.

In May 2022, the Royal Decree No. 743 B.E. 2565 (2022) issued under the Revenue Code announced decreased tax rates for foreign professionals.

4 new updates to the PDPA announced

On 21 June 2022, the Data Protection Committee published four new updates to the PDPA.

Understanding BOI Company Formation

Understanding BOI company formation is important as companies who have been approved for a BOI promotion are eligible for special incentives.

Understanding the Foreign Business Act in Thailand Foreign Business License

The Foreign Business Act (FBA) was introduced as a way to govern business activities involving foreign nationals and entities.

La comptabilité d'une entreprise du BOI : 5 choses à savoir

The most popular choice for business structure in Thailand is a Limited Company, but Representative and Branch Offices provide an interesting alternative.

Representative Office Vs Branch Office in Thailand

The most popular choice for business structure in Thailand is a Limited Company, but Representative and Branch Offices provide an interesting alternative.

The Thai-U.S. Treaty of Amity: Everything You Need to Know

The Treaty of Amity aims to provide significant advantages for US investors and companies to enter the market in Thailand.

The status of Marijuana in Thailand, 2022

On January 25th, 2022, Thailand became the first country in South-East Asia to decriminalise Marijuana.

Enhanced investment incentives for Electric Vehicle production in Thailand

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) has recently announced their decision to enhance the existing investment incentives available for the production of Electric Vehicles.

How to obtain financing for your business in Thailand

The Thai cabinet recently announced the approval of the draft Royal Decree regarding income tax exemption for investment in startups in Thailand.

5 reasons why Thailand is a great place to start a company

Thailand is fast rising on the list of the best business hubs to relocate to or start a company.

Why should entrepreneurs set up a holding company in Singapore?

International companies and entrepreneurs alike choose Singapore to register their regional headquarters or holding company.