Ministry of Finance requests to clarify information related to offences of Customs and Tax officers

VCN- In the press release issued on 9th April 2018, the Ministry of Finance has sent the Official letters to request the Director General of General Department of Taxation and Vietnam Customs to handle problems related to offences in duty performance of Tax and Customs officers and complaints related to provisions, causing difficulties for enterprises.  
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ministry of finance requests to clarify information related to offences of customs and tax officers

In Official letter No. 4081/BTC-VP sent to the Director General of General Department of Taxation said that on 6th April 2018, Tuoi Tre Newspaper published an article entitled “Arresting a Tax Officer of Quang Ninh Tax Department for receiving money from enterprises”. For this situation, Minister of Finance has requested the Director General to urgently clarify and strictly handle offending units and individuals, and report to the Minister of Finance before 9 a.m on 10th April 2018. At the same time, to coordinate with relevant agencies to handle the Party’s offences for these units and individuals.

In addition, the leader of the General Department of Taxation must request units under the Tax system to strictly implement the internal inspection and supervision, detect and handle in a timely fashion offending officers, and resolutely dismiss officers who are unqualified, have negative attitude and violate disciplines. Strictly implementing the rotation and movement of working positions in accordance with the Resolution of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Finance.

At the same time, the Ministry of Finance sent an Official Letter No. 4082/BTC-VP to the Director General of the General Department of Vietnam Customs, stating that on 9th April 2018, Labor Newspaper published an article entitled “Giving and receiving money at Hai Phong Customs”. For this situation, the Minister of Finance has requested Director General of Vietnam Customs to urgently clarify the article’s contents and strictly handle offending units and individuals in line with regulations and report to the Minister before 9 a.m on 10th April 2018.

At the same time, the leader of General Department of Vietnam Customs must request units under the Customs system to strictly apply the internal inspection and supervision and detect in a timely fashion offending officers, and resolutely dismiss officers who are unqualified, have negative attitude and violate disciplines.

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The Ministry of Finance has issued an Official Letter No. 4083/BTC-VP requesting the Director General of Vietnam Customs to urgently clarify contents reflected by VTV1 in the News program at 19 p.m on 6th April entitled, “Many checkpoints in Cau Treo Economic Zone cause cumbersome procedures for enterprises”. This content must be reported to the leader of Ministry of Finance for handling before 12th April 2018.

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