In Thailand, individuals and companies are required to obtain a tax identification number (TIN) before they can register for certain tax types, such as value-added tax (VAT) and special business tax (SBT). The TIN is a unique identifier assigned by the Thai Revenue Department to each taxpayer, and it is used to track and manage tax obligations and payments.
To obtain a TIN in Thailand,
a. Thai individuals will follow the ID number and Thai company will use registration number to be a TIN.
b. Foreign individuals and other kind of business entity must complete an application form and submit it to the Thai Revenue Department, along with the required supporting documents. The specific requirements for obtaining a TIN may vary depending on the type of taxpayer and the nature of the tax obligations.
It is important for individuals and companies to obtain a TIN in Thailand before they engage in any taxable activities or transactions. Failure to do so may result in penalties and other legal consequences. It is recommended that taxpayers seek professional advice from qualified tax advisors or lawyers to ensure that they comply with all applicable tax laws and regulations in Thailand.