Thailand has announced a new stimulus package that includes tax filing extensions to help companies endure the economic difficulties amid the new coronavirus outbreak.
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a package of measures related to Covid-19, which includes extending the corporate tax filing deadline to either Aug. 30 or Sept. 29, depending on an original deadline of April 1 or July 1.
- The personal income tax filing deadline was pushed to Aug. 31, from June 30.
- The measures also include a cash handout of 5,000 baht ($152) per month for the next three months for 3 million people.
- Healthcare personnel will get personal tax exemptions as risk compensation for helping to control, treat, and prevent the virus, the government said.