On November 7, 2022, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular 67/2022/TT-BTC providing guidelines for tax obligations when enterprises set up and use their Science and Technology Development Funds. Circular 67 amends, supplements, and annuls a number of provisions in Joint Circular 12/2016/TTLT-BKHCN-BTC providing guidelines for the allocation and management of the science and technology development fund in enterprises. Circular 67 shall take effect from December 23, 2022.
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To remove some obstacles and difficulties for enterprises in using the Science and Technology Development Fund, the Ministry of Science and Technology has issued Circular 05/2022/TT-BKHCN guiding the use of the Science and Technology Development Fund of enterprises (Circular 05). Circular 05 takes effect from June 1, 2022, replacing and abrogating several regulations set forth in Joint Circular 12/2016/TTLT-BKHCN-BTC guiding the allocation and management of S&T Development Fund of enterprises and shall apply to the use of Science and Technology Development Fund from the corporate income tax period of 2022.