Resolution No. 41/NQ-CP dated June 09, 2015 of the Government stepping up the fight against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeits in new situation
To annul regulations on incentives of VAT, import taxes in the next time
Smuggling, illegal transport of goods across the border, trade frauds and counterfeits remain complicated with sophisticated trickeries associated with corruption causing loss to state budget and natural resources, imposing negative impacts on environment of investment, trading and international integration..On June 09, 2015, the Government issued the Resolution No. 41/NQ-CP stepping up the fight against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeits in new situation.
At the Resolution, the Government requires the Ministry of Finance to cooperate with the Ministry of Industry and Trade and relevant agencies in making submission to the Prime Minister for amendments and supplements to the Decision No. 72/2013/QD-TTg dated November 26, 2013 regulating financial policies toward border-gate economic zones; annul regulations on incentives of VAT, import taxes that are currently taken advantage of for frauds that cause loss to the state budget before July 31, 2015; reinforce management of taxable prices, post-customs clearance inspections, investigation and inspection of taxes; take comprehensive and drastic measures to fight loss of revenue and budget; discover and strictly deal with acts of price transfer and other trickeries for tax evasion and budget appropriation.
The Ministries, sectors and localities and functional forces need to consolidate the forces that are participating in the fight against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeits in a concentrated and profound way, define responsibility by administrative division, field, heighten responsibilities of leaders; strictly deal with officials and public servants who show signs of collusion, ignorance or other negative signs in their duties, ensure internal strength to meet requirements of the task. Promptly make checks, supplements and amendments, or formulate and promulgate regulations and processes on rotation, change of positions of officials and public servants in functional forces, especially sensitive positions where corruption is easy to arise. This must be completed before September 30, 2015 for execution.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency