17 JUL - AustCham's Joint Chambers Business Briefing on "Pitfalls to avoid in getting your VAT Refund"

  • Friday, July 17, 2020
  • 17:00 - 18:00
  • Meeting Room 1, Amari Tower, Amari Pattaya


  • This type of booking can be made by only one employee of AustCham Member. If you want to register more guests from same company please select "Multiple registrations from the same member company"
  • While our strong preference is that each employee of an AustCham member company create their own log-in to book for events, we recognise there are events such Sundowners where one company may wish to place a single booking for multiple employees. Contact us for the code to unlock this booking option.
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM), the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT), Cancham Thailand, German-Thai Chamber of Commerce (GTCC), Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce (STCC), South African Chamber (SATCC), The Belgian-Luxembourg/Thai Chamber of Commerce (BeluThai), Netherlands - Thai Chamber of Commerce (NTCC), and New Zeland - Thai Chamber of Commerce (NZTCC)

AustCham Thailand, in collaboration with partner chambers, invites members and guests to attend a business briefing the “Pitfalls to avoid in getting your VAT Refund”.  


  • John Casella; Managing Partner at PKF Tax & Consulting Services
  • Uraiwan Khamngren; Branch Manager Eastern Seaboard at PKF Tax & Consulting Services

Event Details:

Date: Friday 17th July 2020

Time: 17.00 - 18.00 hrs. (Registration at 16.30)

Cost:  Free of charge for AustCham members and partner chambers members.

Location: Meeting Room 1, Amari Tower, Amari Pattaya null

Limited spaces, please book early to avoid disappointment

**Note that there will be Joint ESB Sundowners held after the Briefing from 18.00 - 21.00 hrs. Click here for more details**

AustCham would like to thank sponsors for their support;

PKF Holdings (Thailand) Ltd

PKF Thailand offers experience and insight with personal service.

PKF Thailand is a professional services firm headquartered in the heart of the financial district of Bangkok and is a member of PKF International’s global family of legally independent firms.

Formed in 2012 by seasoned former second-tier and Big 4 partners, PKF Thailand has worked relentlessly to establish itself as the firm of choice for both international and local clients alike.

Our unique combination of traditional, hybrid, and unique service offerings allows us to deliver exceptional support, insight and value at every stage of your business’s development cycle.

From feasibility all the way through to divestment, and all the expert advice and support our clients need in between, PKF Thailand is committed to building solid, long-term relationships with the clear objective of helping our clients thrive.


WHA Industrial Development Public Company Limited.

WHA Industrial Development PLC. (WHA ID), a subsidiary of WHA Corporation PCL., is Thailand’s leading developer of Industrial Estates, Utilities, Power, and Property Solutions. Multinational companies have selected WHA’s industrial estates as the strategic location for their investments in Thailand. WHA ID offer developed Industrial land, Utilities, Ready Built factories for rent, quality industrial services, and an integrated logistics and supply chain.

WHA ID develops and operates 9+ industrial estates, mostly located in the Eastern Economic Corridor [EEC], covering 46,434 rai (7,429 hectare) and 875,000 square meters of Ready Built Factories with Built to Suit requirement and Logistics Parks. WHA’s industrial estates has been promoted to Industrial Promotion Zone under EEC program such as Aerospace & Logistics, Next Generation Automotive, Robotics & Automotive Industry, and etc. Our 719 distinct customers include 243 automotive customers with 1,088 Land or factory contracts have invested more than USD 30.5 billion.


Amari Pattaya

Amari Pattaya is a flagship property of ONYX Hospitality Group, a business unit of Italthai Group, one of Thailand's leading conglomerates with commercial interests in construction equipment and engineering services, as well as in hospitality and lifestyle.

Amari Pattaya is the pioneer property in ONYX Hospitality Group’s expanding portfolio. As one of the fastest growing hospitality players in the Asia-Pacific region, ONYX Hospitality Group is the company behind hotel brands like Amari, OZO and Shama. Having grown from one hotel in Thailand to 52 properties across seven countries in Asia-Pacific (Thailand, Greater China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Laos and Bangladesh), the group has a robust development pipeline of more than 25 new hotels across the region.

Amari Pattaya is well integrated and connected with the Australian eastern seaboard market, The hotel taps into the company’s strong links with travel companies in the APAC region, playing its role in promoting Pattaya and Thailand as a destination of choice for corporate as well as leisure travellers from Thailand and afar.


Event supporter

Bangkok Pattaya Hospital Company Limited

When returning to Thailand.....stay safe and relaxed during your quarantine with the Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ).
Bangkok Hospital Pattaya and in cooperation with some of the hotels in Pattaya City, are prepared to meet all the safety standards for providing services in the New Normal and ready to be evaluated by the Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Defense as Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ). Both Thai and foreign travelers returning to Thailand can choose to be quarantined in the ASQ of their choice while providing the reassurance of their safety – especially for business groups – in accordance with the unlocking phase 5 from the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).”  
Our cooperation hotels are InterContinental Pattaya Resort, Best Bella Pattaya, Ambassador City Jomtien and more to come.