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Finance Ministry proposes VAT amendment to target online imported goods under 1,500 baht per item.

  • Finance Ministry proposing VAT amendment targeting online imported goods under 1,500 baht per item
  • Amendment aims to create fairness for Thai SMEs trading goods
  • Specifically targets online imported goods to prevent foreign dumping
  • Aims to create a more equitable market for both imported and locally produced goods
  • Small items ordered online and imported from abroad should be taxed equally to domestically produced goods
  • Changing geopolitical and economic landscape has prompted many countries to implement VAT measures on various products
  • Amendment expected to level the playing field for all market participants, both domestic and international


Note that this post was (partially) written with the help of AI. It is always useful to review the original source material, and where needed to obtain (local) advice from a specialist.


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