Vice premier calls for more efforts on taxation system reform
Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, speaks at a symposium on taxation systems in Beijing, capital of China, June 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)
BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng has stressed the need for taxation reform and to manage tax collection. Misconduct must be seriously dealt with. Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks at a symposium on taxation systems in Beijing on Friday.
Han called for firm and orderly progress in the implementation of the reform measures.
China will reform national and local taxation systems by integrating their offices at and below the provincial level.
Reform measures must be goal-oriented and problem-based given the schedule is tight, the vice premier said.
He also encouraged various tax departments to work hard to guarantee a stable increase of tax revenue and ensure the country's taxation security.