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According to the latest report from the Ha Noi Tax Department, in the first six months of the year, the department collected VND 105,751 billion. If including theVND 14,570 billion of extended tax and land rent amount according to Decree 41/2020/ND-CP, the department’s total revenue is estimated at VND 120,321 billion, 46.2% of the estimate, equivalent to 99.6% compared to 2019.
According to Mai Son, Director of Ha Noi Tax Department, over the past months, the department has performed State budget collection amid the international and domestic situation with great fluctuations due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
To assist organisations, businesses, business households and taxpayers affected by the Covid-19, Ha Noi Tax department has deployed policies of the Government, the Ministry of Finance, the General Department of Taxation and Ha Noi City such as theextension of deadlines for tax and land use fee payment to support people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic andimplemented policies to support people hit by Covid-19 pandemic in Ha Noi city.
According to the Ha Noi Tax Department, currently, 28,968 businesses and 2,589 business households have applied for extension of deadlines for tax and land use fee payment according to Decree41/2020/ND-CP. The extended amount was estimated at VND 14,570 billion, contributing to reducing financial pressure and helping taxpayers restore their production and business.
At the same time, tax branches have made the list of taxpayers eligible for support under the Government Resolution 42/ NQ-CP to promptly assess and have a basis for support payments under Decision 15/2020 / QD-TTg of the Prime Minister.
According to Mai Son, the Ha Noi Tax Department has promoted the reform of tax administrative procedure, modernisationof tax administration management, contributing to improving the business environment and enhancing national and municipal competitivenes.
The department has also strengthened implementation of solutions for tax administration, prevention of tax loss, transfer pricing, tax evasion and handling and collecting tax debts, preventingthe situation of businesses abusing the State tax support policies to evade, delay orowe taxes.
The department regularly monitors and closely follows production and business results of taxpayers to strictly control revenue sources; at the same time, boosting the support and removing difficulties for tax payers to maintain, stabilise, expand and develop business.
Notably, the leader of Ha Noi Tax Department said the department has accelerated inspection after tax refund to enhance collection of outstanding tax debts, anti-tax loss for e-commerce enterprises andonline business activities, especially social networks such as Facebook and Zalo. In the first six months of the year, the department expected 7,650 inspections, reaching 40% of the plan and 5% compared to the same period. Total tax arrears, refunds and fines were 1,332 billion, upby 17% over the same period.
To fulfill the task of tax collection in 2020, Ha Noi Tax Department still promotes publicity and supports taxpayers, especially removing difficulties and assisting tax payers to overcome challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
At the same time, exchanging information, understanding difficulties and obstacles of taxpayers to study and propose solutions to the General Department of Taxation and Ha NoiCity People's Committee to support taxpayers.
Particularly, the department will strengthen discipline, rules, internal inspection, and inspection of public services as planned and suddenly,contributing to raising awareness of compliance, attitudes, communication and service skills for taxpayers by Hanoi Tax Department officials.
By Thuy Linh/Ngoc Loan