Law on Enterprise Income Tax in Vietnam No. 14/2008/QH12 dated June 3, 2008, took effect on January 01, 2009. It was amended and supplemented by the Law No. 32/2013/QH13 dated June 19, 2013 on amending and supplementing some articles of the Law on enterprise income tax in Vietnam which  takes effect on January 01, 2014; and by the Law No. 71/2014/QH13 dated November 26, 2014 on amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Laws on taxes. Then, it was consolidated at Law on enterprise income tax No. 14/VBHN-VPQH dated December 11, 2014. 

Some remarkable provisions of the Law on Enterprise Income Tax No. 14/VBHN-VPQH dated December 11, 2014:

The common Corporate Income Tax rate (CIT rate) is 20%, applicable from 01 January 2016 (Clause 1, Article 10);

Tax rate incentives (Article 13);

Tax exemption and reduction duration incentives (Article 14);

Carrying forward of losses: Loss-suffering enterprises may carry forward their losses to the subsequent year; those losses may be included in taxable income. The time limit for carrying forward losses is five years, counting from the year following the year the losses arise (Clause 1, Article 16).

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