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Breakfast Talk

Have questions about our Services?

After many months of online and impersonalized meetings, ATA Services invites you for our face-to-face breakfast talk. Every Friday morning for one hour, (between 8 am and 10 am) join us for a coffee and some bakeries to discuss the best practices in Thailand in various subjects that YOU decide to cover with our fully vaccinated team of experts.

Thanks to our unique position as a one-stop service solution, we can cover a whole range of expertise. From accounting to company set-up, or from labor disputes to visa & Work Permit, save the day and save your questions!

You can find here the list of possible breakfast talk topics:

  • Does your company need to have a legal entity in Thailand to hire employees? What are the alternatives?
  • How can a services company sponsor my work permit and visa in Thailand?
  • What are the conditions to get a work permit and visa for foreigners in Thailand?
  • How much it costs to sponsor a work permit and visa?
  • Is it possible to sponsor a work permit and visa when you are a freelancer?
  • What is the best alternative solution between a company setup or a company that can host all employees?
  • What are the different types of visas in Thailand?
  • Can I easily transfer my current visa to a working visa?
  • Which visas allows me to get a work permit?
  • What are the differences between visa/work permit under BOI and non-BOI companies?
  • Can I get a work permit with a guardian visa?
  • Can I apply for a Thai resident permit?
  • Is a volunteer visa a good solution for my situation?
  • Can an ED visa be renewed?
  • Do I need a visa as a freelancer?
  • What are the differences between Elite and SMART visas?
  • Shall you prioritize an office location nearby a BTS station or MRT?
  • What are the difference and the related cost applied when you rent an empty office and when you take a services office?
  • What should you be aware of when signing a contract? What are the different points you should be aware of before making your move?
  • How Thai employees would reach your office? How managers reach your office?
  • What about the budget for office decoration?
  • What to do at the end of my contract?
  • What are the differences between each company? What are the pros and cons of each?
  • Which one should you go for based on your situation?
  • Can your activity fall into the BOI activities?
  • What are the advantages of a BOI company? What must you know when you set up a BOI company?
  • What is the timeframe for each solution?
  • Does every company need to register VAT? When and why?
  • How to set a company with 51% Thai shareholder and 49% foreigner shareholder
  • How many shareholders are necessary to set up a company?
  • What should be the capital to set up a company?
  • How do I close the company if I do not want to run it?
  • Do I need any license to run my business in Thailand?
  • How to proceed with an FDA license?
  • How to proceed with the import/export license
  • how to get the alcohol licenses
  • How do I handle my accounting in Thailand?
  • What are the related taxes?
  • What are the most efficient accounting software and the best adapted to the local regulation?
  • How does an invoice look like? What is the withholding tax?
  • What are the pros and cons of hiring an individual, hiring an accounting firm, or doing it in-house?
  • What about the VAT submission? Should I declare it even if my company does not have any revenue or any profits?
  • What are the deadlines for the tax submission?
  • How do you calculate a transaction?
  • Is it mandatory to do the Audit for my company? Is it mandatory even if my company does not make any revenue or profit?
  • What are the taxes paid by every employer and employee in Thailand?
  • How are they calculated?
  • What are the benefits of outsourcing your payroll?
  • What are the minimum salaries for foreigners in Thailand?
  • How to get my salary slip?
  • When is the payment of the salary?
  • Is probation period allowed in the Thai Employment regulation?
  • What is written under Thai labor law that I need to be aware of?
  • What is the severance pay?
  • What should be written in the contract?
  • What is the minimum annual leave?
  • What about unpaid leave? Can a foreigner take unpaid leave?
  • When does an employee have to give a medical certificate?
  • What to know in case you want to terminate an employment contract?
  • How can I terminate an employment contract?
  • How much income tax am I paying each month? How is the income Tax Calculated?
  • Are there any ways for me to reduce my yearly personal income tax?
  • How to submit my income tax to the Tax bureau?
  • When shall it be done?
  • When do I get the receipt for my income tax paid in Thailand?
  • What should I do when I get the court writ/complaint?
  • Should I fight, negotiate, or confess?
  • What is the process and procedure in each court?
  • When I got damage, how should I ask for compensation or complain to the court?
  • What are the remedies for each party? How much compensation should I ask the other party?
  • What I should be aware of when the case goes to court
  • What can we expect from labor, civil, criminal, other courts?
  • Is a lawyer mandatory for each procedure?
  • What can be covered by Intellectual Property?
  • How does it protect or enforced in Thailand?
  • What is the procedure to apply for protection?
  • How long does it take?
  • Can the protected IP be renewing? is it acquired for life? Or how it expired?
  • What are the remedies or protection processes if you find a third party using your IP without your approval?
  • What are the differences between contingency and headhunting?
  • What kind of profile can you expect from both agencies?
  • What are the minimum salaries for foreigners in Thailand to get a work permit and work legally?
  • What are the benefits to hire a specialized agency to find your talents?
  • What can you expect from a candidate found via a contingency company and from a headhunting company?
  • What are the warranties from a recruitment service?
  • Is it common to ask for an employee background search?
  • Is it common to ask for a criminal record?
  • Can we ask an employee to get a medical certificate?
  • Why conduct assessment tests for candidates? How much it can cost?
  • What about if I need my talents in different parts of the world?
  • What would be the advantages to externalize all positions from different countries to the same agency?
  • What is digital marketing?
  • What is the meaning of SEO/SEA?
  • How much does it cost to perform in SEO?
  • How much it costs to generate a google ad campaign?
  • How can I evaluate the benefits of a digital marketing plan?

Please note our breakfast talk is 1 hour only, if you wish to continue above the allocated time, a fee of THB 3,000 / hour will be charged.

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