Category Archives: State Administration of Taxation

China,Keeping Spirits High and Making More Achievements to Ensure Smooth Implementation of the Resource Tax Reform

CHINATAX.>The first tax declaration period of comprehensive ad valorem resource tax reform will come in August. On July 29, Wang Jun, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Administrator of the State Administration of Taxation (SAT), and Sun Ruibiao, Member of the Party Leadership Group and Deputy Administrator of the SAT, held a video conference with officials from Shandong, Hebei,

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China SAT Publishes Revised Measures for Classified Management of Enterprises Eligible for Export Tax Refund (Exemption)

CHINATAX. To implement the Program for Deepening the Reform of State and Local Tax Administration System and the Opinions of the State Council on Boosting Stability of Foreign Trade, further optimize the management of export tax refunds, make better use of the role of export tax refunds in supporting foreign trade development, and push forward the social credit system construction,

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China, Policy Tools to Facilitate Supply-side Reform— Tax Authorities Perform Five Tasks under Five Concepts

ChinaTax. >Decapacity, destocking, deleveraging, cutting costs and overcoming weakness to push forward the supply-side structural reform are the priorities of China’s economic work in 2016, as well as the key innovation and natural requirements to lead China’s new normal of economic development. Tax authorities, following the decisions and plans made at the Fifth Plenum of the 18th CPC Central Committee and

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China, SAT Holds Press Conference to Push Forward Tax Reform to Upgrade Taxpayer Services

CHINATAX.On the morning of July 20, the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) held a press conference to report its work regarding tax revenues for the first half, deepening of the tax administrative approval system reform, ensuring the analysis of the nationwide rollout of the pilot program of transition from business tax to VAT, and taxpayer services, as well as the

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Third Protocol to Arrangement on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Tax Evasion Signed between Chinese Mainland and Macao

ChinaTax.Deputy Administrator of the SAT Wang Qinfeng and Secretary of the Secretariat for Economy and Finance of Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region Leong Vai Tac held talks in Beijing on July 19, and signed Third Protocol to Arrangement on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Tax Evasion between Chinese Mainland and Macao (the Protocol). The Protocol clarifies

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China, State Administration of Taxation Simplifies Issuance of Tax Administration Certificate of Outbound Business Activity

ChinaTax. In order to improve tax source management, reduce burdens on frontline tax authorities and taxpayers and provide convenience for taxpayers to operate outbound businesses, the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) recently issued Opinions on Optimizing Systems and Handling Procedures Related to Tax Administration Certificate for Outbound Business Activities (“the Opinions”) According officials from the Department of Tax and Information

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China,Credit-A Taxpayers Enjoy Access to Joint Incentives

CHINATAX.Twenty-nine departments including the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), State Administration of Taxation (SAT), People’s Bank of China (PBC) and Civilization Office of the CPC recently signed the MOU on Joint Incentives for Credit-A Taxpayers (MOU), setting forth 41 incentives for credit-A taxpayers’ integrity in 18 areas such as project management, taxpayer service, financing and credit, and imports and

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China-Romania Tax Treaty Signed by Wang Qinfeng on Behalf of China

CHINATAX. On the afternoon of July 4 local time, Chinese Deputy Administrator of the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) Wang Qinfeng and Minister of Romania Finance Ministry Public Ms. Anca Dana Dragu signed Agreement between the People’s Republic of China and Romania for the Elimination of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Tax Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income (the

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The State Administration of Taxation Optimizes Issuance of Tax Residency Certificate to Facilitate “Going Global” for Chinese Enterprises and Individuals

CHINATAX In order to better implement the initiative of the “Belt and Road” and carry out “initiative service for the opening-up strategy” stipulated in Program for Deepening the Reform of State and Local Tax Administration System, the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) recently issued Announcement on Matters of Issuing “Chinese Tax Residency Certificate”(the Announcement). According to relevant person-in-charge of the

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China, Winning the Third Battle of Comprehensive Rollout of Pilot Program of Transition from Business Tax to VAT with Indomitable Wills and Aspirations

CHINATAX.On June 28, at the critical time of the third battle of ensuring in-depth analysis in the comprehensive rollout of the pilot program of transition from business tax to VAT, the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) held a video conference in Beijing about the transition from business tax to VAT in the national tax system, reviewing and summarizing progress of

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