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Meta’s new move related to tax declaration and payment in Vietnam

Meta will work and provide the necessary information to advertisers and their customers.

Within the framework of the visit and working visit to the US by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and the Vietnamese delegation, representatives of the Public Policy Department of Meta had a meeting and discussed with the Prime Minister and delegates about issues related to the development of the digital economy.

In addition, in San Francisco, USA, Meta and the National Innovation Center of the Ministry of Planning and Investment signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aimed at improving the capacity of small and medium enterprises and encouraging encourage innovation.

Facebook is a social network belonging to Meta Corporation (formerly Facebook Corporation).

The Memorandum of Understanding, signed on May 17, has the goal of improving the capacity of small and medium enterprises, especially those in the Mekong Delta and businesses of disadvantaged groups. In addition, the two sides are committed to encouraging innovation and breakthrough business ideas in Vietnam.

Together with partners in the technology sector and in government, Meta looks forward to playing an active role in supporting Vietnam in pursuing its vision of developing a sustainable digital economy – similar to what the focus on This consortium is working in other countries around the world.

Supporting SMEs in their digital transformation to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and create momentum for the coming years is a central goal of Meta. Meta will realize this goal through cooperation with ministries and agencies such as the Ministry of Planning and Investment, or through key programs such as Women as Entrepreneurs (#SheMeansBusiness) and Business Launchers (Boost). With Facebook).

From 2017 to 2021, Meta has trained more than 64,000 small and medium enterprises in 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam. In 2022, Meta is committed to training 15,000 SMEs nationwide. In addition, Meta has provided training on digital skills to 500,000 students of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Vietnam National University).

From February 2020 until now, Meta has provided free advertising sponsorship packages for the Government Portal and the Ministry of Health in order to promote official and timely information dissemination on the evolution of the disease. , thereby achieving impressive results:

Since the “Government Information” Facebook pages of the Government Portal and the “Vietnam Health” page of the Ministry of Health started running ads for content related to the COVID-19 pandemic by advertising sponsorship provided by Meta, the number of followers on both pages has increased by at least 10 times. The Government Portal’s Facebook page now has more than 3.1 million followers, an increase of more than 2.7 million people in just over a year.

From October to December 2021, Meta has cooperated with the Ministry of Health to launch a communication campaign on COVID-19 vaccination named “Vaccination – Stay Faith”. This campaign has attracted more than 600,000 interactions, reached more than 116 million people and reached nearly 40 million views. These are proofs of the public’s interest and appreciation for timely information.

In collaboration with the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Meta also launched the Blood Donor tool on Facebook in early 2022 with the goal of helping Vietnam access more sustainable and more regulated blood donation sources. . Many users have now received notifications about blood collection centers in Vietnam through Facebook.

On this occasion, Meta commits to register, declare and pay foreign contractor tax in Vietnam. Meta had a meeting and discussion with the General Department of Taxation in April 2022 to clarify the implementation of Circular 80 (about the mechanism of registration, declaration and payment of tax for foreign contractors) in Vietnam.

Currently, Meta has informed the General Department of Taxation that the group will register, declare and pay foreign contractor tax in accordance with the Circular. In the near future, Meta will work and provide necessary information to its advertisers and customers to ensure a smooth implementation of tax declaration and payment according to regulations in the near future.



Now, the “big” technology like Facebook, Google, … can completely pay taxes directly into the state budget of Vietnam.

According to Ngoc Pham (Vietnamese people)


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