New SME tax rates

In September 2015, the government approved a measure proposed by the Ministry of Finance to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by applying the following corporate income tax rates to SMEs.

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22 April 2016

Net taxable profit (in Thai baht)

Current tax rate

Proposed tax rate

Less than 300,000

0%

0%

From 300,000 to 3 million

15%

10%

More than 3 million

20%

10%

The proposed tax rates would apply for two consecutive accounting periods, commencing on or after 1 January 2015. Currently, this proposal has not been passed into law. However, the Revenue Department has changed the corporate income rate on the tax return form (PND 50) on the internet in respect of these reduced tax rates. Therefore, we believe that the reduced rates will become law, and a taxpayer that is an SME may apply these reduced tax rates for its 2015 tax year.

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