Author Archive: Nattaporn
Nattaporn Pareeratanasomporn is a Legal Advisor for Siam Legal specializing in Corporate Law. She is a graduate of Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., and Thammasat University in Bangkok. She earned a Bachelor of Law in 2004, and a Master of Law in International Business Law in 2007. Her fluent languages include Thai and English.
The Board of Investment (BOI) is promoting some business activities in order to earnestly awake Thai economy. The BOI promoted activities are categorized in seven main sections. If you look into the list of activities eligible for BOI promotion, “Software” is one of the most popular activities which is sub-categorized under Section 5: Electronic Industry [...]
According to the serious flood situation in many areas, Thai government has realized that this situation is no longer a local economic problem. The Thai flood which leads to the major damage to factories and business operations, has affected both foreign and domestic investors. The Board of Investment is also worried about the BOI promoted [...]
According to Thai laws, foreign investors who wish to establish a business in Thailand are restricted to the percentage of foreign shareholding allowed in a Thai company. Thai company is required Thai nationals to hold majority of the shares. Otherwise, the company is considered as a foreign own company and required to obtain for Foreign [...]
Q: How can a foreigner invest in Thailand? A: Foreigners will normally invest in following business entities: By Thai Company Limited with Thai majority own By foreign majority own with Foreign Business License (FBL) By foreign majority own with an exception of FBL i.e. BOI, U.S.-Thai Amity-Treaty Q: What is the corporate tax structure for [...]