VCN –In the first half of 2019, the recovery and handling of tax debts at Hanoi Customs Department achieved positive results. As of the end of May, Hanoi Customs Department had recovered and processed overdue tax debts of 31.99 billion VND, 67% of the target for 2019 (47,659 billionVND).
|Professional activities at Bac Thang Long Industrial Zone Customs Branch. Photo: N.Linh|
This result showed great effort in implementing tasks of tax debt collection at Hanoi Customs Department. In the first four months of the year, the General Department of Vietnam Customs assessed the amount of tax debts that needed to recovered and handled at Hanoi Customs Department was more than 16 billion VND, reaching 33.61%. However, only in May, the debt collection was equal to the amount of the first 4 months of 2019.
For the remaining overdue debts, the unit has implemented recovery measures and coecieve measures under the Debt Management Process and other receivables for import and export goods issued together with the Decision 1503/QD-TCHQ and guidance document No. 5257/TCHQ-TXNK dated 10/9/2018.
For new debts arising in 2019, by May 31, new debts were 5.6 billion VND, of that debts of national security were 1.2 billion VND and debts of tax assessment 2.5 billionVND, late payment 0.3 billion VND and other debts 1.6 billionVND.
Hanoi Customs Department said it has instructed its branches to implement solutions to handle tax debts in the second half of 2019. For tax debts of goods serving national security, it should coordinate with the General Department of Customs to handle duty freein accordance with regulations.
For debts of tax assessment, late payment and other debts, it would be monitored according to each declaration and enterprise to urge and enforce them in accordance with regulations.
By N.Linh/Thanh Thuy