Open Access Aug 2013
1. Excessive tax incentives could potentially trigger “tax war” between neighboring countries.
2. Integration of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) could potentially trigger “race to the bottom”, as in the European Union and African regions.
3. Agreement among ASEAN countries'governments is crucial in order to keep the tax rate at a reasonable level that does not inflict to lose-lose situation for all ASEAN countries.