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What are the types of mandatory social security in Vietnam?

What are the types of mandatory social security in Vietnam?

There are three types of mandatory social security in Vietnam that must be covered by foreign enterprises seeking to hire local staff: social insurance; health insurance; and unemployment insurance. Minimum contributions are required by both the empl...

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How does Vietnam’s social security system differ for domestic and internationa...

How does Vietnam’s social security system differ for domestic and internationa...

Social and unemployment insurances are mandatory only for Vietnamese employees, whereas health insurance applies to both Vietnamese and foreign workers employed in accordance with Vietnam’s Labor Code. Employers register and pay insurance contr...

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Which deductions can be made from an employee's salary according to the Vietname...

Which deductions can be made from an employee's salary according to the Vietname...

Currently, the following deductions are permitted under the Vietnamese tax code: Personal allowances of VND 9 million (US$395); Dependent allowances of VND 3.6 million (US$158) per dependent; All mandatory contributions to Vietnam’s social...

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What are the main benefits of outsourcing payroll for companies in Vietnam?

What are the main benefits of outsourcing payroll for companies in Vietnam?

Savings are now kicking in in Vietnam as companies can handle their HR processes remotely. Yet, the main motivation for companies to choose an outsourced model is the ability to achieve more consistency in data management, greater transparency for ma...

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What are the general steps for gratuity payment?

What are the general steps for gratuity payment?

Initiation: a person authorized by an employee must send an application to an employer concerning the gratuity that the person is owed by the company. Acknowledgement and Calculation: Once the application has been received, the amount of the gratu...

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What are some of the factors which determine wages in India?

What are some of the factors which determine wages in India?

Wages in India depend on the size of the company, region, and the type of industry. In addition, minimum wages and living costs differ from one state to another. It should be noted that in some establishments, wages must be paid by check or credit in...

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What are some allowances given in India?

What are some allowances given in India?

Allowances are considered as the financial benefits that are given to the employee from the employer, in addition to their salary. They could include, for example, expenses incurred by the employee during discharge of service. Some allowances are tax...

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How many schemes are included in the Employee's Provident Fund Organization and ...

How many schemes are included in the Employee's Provident Fund Organization and ...

There are three schemes in total, The Employees' Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme, 1952(EPF), The employees' Pension Scheme, 1995 (EPS), and lastly The Employees' Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme, 1976(EDLI).

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What stipulations come under the Employee's Compensation Act in India?

What stipulations come under the Employee's Compensation Act in India?

This Act was known as the Workmen's Compensation Act, and ensures that the employer will pay compensation to employees or their family in case of any employment related injury resulting in disability or even death. If the employee is in a high risk o...

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How is China's social security system structured?

How is China's social security system structured?

China’s social security system is composed of five different insurance types plus one mandatory housing fund scheme. Each has different contribution rates for employers and employees. Employers need to contribute on behalf of every employee, bu...

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What are the consequences of social security offences committed by employers in ...

What are the consequences of social security offences committed by employers in ...

Starting from January 2017, labor and social security offences committed by employers – including “failure to pay employees’ remuneration without reason” or “failure to pay or enroll in social insurance premiums” &...

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How can IT solutions help improve efficiency in payroll processing in China?

How can IT solutions help improve efficiency in payroll processing in China?

The HR and payroll processes of many companies operating in China are still paperbased or recorded on obsolete digital archives. Single function software such as tax processing programs can thus be a solution for both small and medium enterprises, bu...

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