February 2017

Tax structuring for BOI promoted companies

BOI-efficient tax structuring The Thailand Board of Investment is the governmental agency to promote foreign direct investments in Thailand. Key benefits of a BOI promotion are (i) the Foreign Business License to do business in Thailand with up to 100%…

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Phuket awaits Russian, Chinese rebound

Russian and Chinese tourist arrivals to Phuket are expected to rebound this year thanks to improving tourism sentiment, says hospitality market researcher and consultant C9 Hotelworks Co. Managing director Bill Barnett said Russian tourists are starting to return to a…

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Using Land Trusts in Real Estate Investing

A land trust is a pass-through entity that becomes the owner of a specific property. For this exercise we will only discuss the ownership of real property, specifically real estate. These documents are much hated by Realtors, lawyers, lenders and…

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Revenue strategies for boutique hotels

It’s no surprise that millennials now make up the largest share of traveler demographics and are the biggest factor in why independent hoteliers will work to perform better than in previous years. Having a full grasp where and who your…

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Songkran Tax Deduction – Infographic

In effort to increase domestic spending during the festival of Thai New Year – Songkran, the Thai government rolled out an incentive program allowing individual persons to deduct certain expenses from their total taxable income for the year of 2016.…

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