Am I required to pay income taxes in Thailand when holding a Thai Elite Visa?

In Thailand

Last Updated: Apr 9, 2022

I am interested in spending some of my time in Thailand every year with the Thai Elite Visa, however, I am wondering if this would oblige me to pay income tax in the country?

Answers (1)

Posted Sat, Apr 9, 2022 4:09 PM

Thai Elite Visa holders do not need to pay income taxes if the income comes from abroad; the Thai Elite visa comes under the same category as special tourist visas. There are circumstances where a Thai Elite Visa holder may wish to pay income tax in Thailand voluntarily; however, this will not entitle you to receive social security benefits like government health insurance.

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