VCN - The Hanoi Tax Department is taking measures to support and "energise" enterprises and business households to overcome difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
|The Hanoi Tax Department is implementing measures to support enterprises and business households to overcome difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo provided by Hanoi Tax Department.|
According to Hanoi Tax Department, implementing Decree No. 52/2021/ND-CP on deadline extension for VAT payment, corporate income tax, personal income tax and land rent in 2021, by the end of August, the department has extended for 29,744 taxpayers with a total of more than VND 21,336 billion.
Among that, the amount of extended value added tax of enterprises and organisations is VND 8,287 billion; the extended amount of land rental is VND 1,044 billion; while the amount of corporate income tax temporarily paid in the first and second quarters of 2021 is extended to VND 11,984 billion.
Along with that, the number of business households that submitted application for deadline extension is 660 households, with the amount of value added tax and personal income proposed for extension VND 20.3 billion.
According to the Hanoi Tax Department, implementing Resolution 68/2021/NP-CP of the Government, Decision No. 3642/QD-UBND of People's Committee of Hanoi City, up to now, 5,471 business households sent requests for support to People's Committees of communes, wards and townships.
Among that, 4,047 business households have been sent by the People's Committee at commune-level to the tax authority for appraisal. On that basis, the tax authority has appraised 3,908 business households, including 3,647 business households eligible for support and the remaining were ineligible.
To remove difficulties for taxpayers affected by the pandemic, Hanoi Tax Department has issued Official Letter No. 29592/CTHN-KK dated July 29, 2021 relating to regulations on handling administrative penalties for the late submission of tax declaration during the implementation of Directive 17/CT-UBND.
The case that the taxpayer is an organisation or individual whose head office and address (permanent or temporary residence) is located in a quarantined area due to Covid-19 as announced by State agencies if arising an obligation to submit a tax declaration during the quarantine period, but the taxpayer cannot submit a tax dossier in accordance with the law, leading to a delay, taxpayer will not be administratively sanctioned ].
In addition, to remove obstacles in implementing tax policy, help firms and taxpayers overcome difficulties, maintain production and business recovery, but still ensure pandemic prevention and control. On July 14 and 15, Hanoi Tax Department organised an online support programme to answer more than 400 questions and problems of enterprises and taxpayers.
The problems all come from the actual production and business activities of taxpayers and have been quickly responded by the Tax Department to taxpayers bia the website. It is estimated the number of problems answered by the Hanoi Tax Department through this year's online support programme is five times higher compared to regular support conferences.
By Thùy Linh/Thanh Thuy