On 19 April 2021, the Vietnam Government issued Decree 52/2021/ND-CP providing extensions of deadlines for the payment of Value Added Tax (VAT), Corporate Income Tax (CIT), Personal Income Tax (PIT) and Government Land Rent in 2021. This Decree, which took effect on 19 April 2021, is significant as it provides solutions designed to support businesses and individuals impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and offers an extended schedule and timeframe for tax settlements..
A month since Decree No. 52/2021/ND-CP was issued, a total value taxes and land rental fees extended by the tax sector in May is estimated at VND10,500 billion (including VND6,400 billion of VAT and VND4,100 billion of land rental fees).
Decree 52 stipulates taxpayers subject to extension shall submit the application for the extension for all taxes at the time for submitting tax dossiers. The deadline for the submission of the application is not later than July 30.