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Guidance On Suspension Of Social Insurance Contributions By Entities Affected By Covid-19

Guidance On Suspension Of Social Insurance Contributions By Entities Affected By Covid-19

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VIVA is a business consulting company, specializes in business compliance procedures according to local business laws and regulations since 2006. VIVA has been continuously trusted by thousands of well-known clients since 2006. We are creating added value for clients by offering one-stop business platform with exclusive and tailored-made services related to market entry and mandatory business compliances. We keep our client’s good standing in lawful and optimal manners whenever they are working and doing business in Vietnam.

Suspension of social insurance

On March 17, 2020, Social Security Administration of Vietnam issued Official letter No. 860/BHXH-BT providing guidance on the suspension of social insurance contributions by entities affected by COVID-19.

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Suspension of social insurance contributions (pension and death benefit funds) by entities affected by COVID-19 until the end of June or December 2020 without charging late payment interest, only applied for enterprises that operate in passenger transport, hospitality, food and drink, and other business lines affected by the pandemic and:

  • Have to lay off employees, including at least 50% of the total number of employees who have social insurance.
  • Or lose more than 50% of total assets.

The Enterprises remain to fully pay contributions to sickness, maternity, occupational accident, occupational disease, health insurance, unemployment insurance.

It means that not all but only for enterprises that operate in some specific industries that directly affected by COVID-19 and shall prove for the damages and loss can be applied the policy of suspension of social insurance contributions.



VIVA is the local expertise for local business compliance procedures, has been trusted by thousands of foreign investors, multinational companies from Europe, Japan, Singapore, India, Korea, USA… for the required business compliance procedures by local laws and regulations since 2006.

Thanks for consistent of practice expertise in Business laws - Employment relations – Tax and accounting – Corporate finance – Corporate services,  VIVA has been successfully providing service for thousands of leading companies in such industries: Garment, energy, pharma, advertising, agricultural…

VIVA keeps its signature by offering one-stop business platform with regard to market entry and the mandatory business compliances. We ensure for our client’s good standing, in lawful and optimal manners whenever they are working and doing business in Vietnam.


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