15:18 | 02/01/2018 Economy
Hanoi aims to collect 218.27 trillion VND (9.6 billion USD) for the State budget in 2018, a rise of 20 percent against the previous year, according to the Hanoi Taxation Department.
|Hanoi aims to collect 218.27 trillion VND for the State budget in 2018 - Photo: VNA|
Nguyen The Manh, deputy head of the General Department of Taxation and Director of the Hanoi Taxation Department, said to achieve the 2018 target, the municipal Taxation Department has rolled out five groups of solutions, focusing on administrative reform and tax management modernisation.
Besides, efforts will be channeled into communication work, the removal of difficulties facing businesses and inspection activities to prevent losses and settle tax debts, he said.
Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has asked the taxation sector to cut the time of filing tax and facilitate tax payment for businesses.
As of 12am on December 31, 2017, the Hanoi Taxation Department collected more than 190.85 trillion VND (8.4 billion USD), completing 101.7 percent of the yearly estimate and up 17 percent year-on-year.