Lighten the burden and help enterprises develop international markets
Our reporter Pang Caixia
In the first half of this year, the import and export volume of private enterprises in Guangdong reached 1.68 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 0.6%. As a major foreign trade province in the country, this achievement embodies the efforts of taxation departments at all levels to stabilize foreign trade.
It is reported that from January to July, the export tax rebate processing time in Guangdong (excluding Shenzhen) accelerated to 4.13 days on the basis of the national average processing time of 8 working days; in July, the proportion of households with online export tax rebate declaration reached 99% ; Guangdong area (excluding Shenzhen) has handled a total of 159.016 billion yuan in export tax rebates (exemptions), effectively alleviating the financial pressure of enterprises.
According to statistics from the Guangdong Branch of the General Administration of Customs, in the first half of this year, the total value of Guangdong's foreign trade imports and exports was 3.06 trillion yuan, a decrease of 1.7 percentage points compared with the previous five months. The basic trade of Guangdong's import and export is becoming more and more stable, and an upward curve of good foreign trade and economic recovery is emerging.
In order to further help export enterprises to expand their markets and increase orders, Guangdong has recently issued the "8 Taxation Regulations" for stabilizing foreign trade. It has introduced 8 hard measures in terms of implementing policies, optimizing services, supporting the transfer of domestic sales, and preventing risks, and sorted out 19 stabilization measures. Foreign trade tax policy guidelines, through comprehensive measures to optimize tax services, and help foreign trade enterprises to develop stably.
The "Tax 8" proposes to implement and improve inclusive and prudential supervision requirements, actively support the development of new business formats such as platform sharing economy, foreign trade comprehensive service enterprises, cross-border e-commerce, and market procurement, and encourage enterprises to grow bigger and stronger.
Since the beginning of this year, a large number of foreign trade companies have seized new opportunities amidst the challenges and quickly responded to the new situation in foreign trade through production and resale. Among them, market procurement trade, as a new form of foreign trade, has opened up a new way for small and medium-sized enterprises to enter the international market through market agglomeration, classification and customs declaration, and export tax exemption.
In Guangzhou Haohengtong Trading Co., Ltd., the reporter saw that a large number of clothing, decorations, non-medical protective masks and other items have been packed in boxes and are ready to be shipped to more than 60 countries and regions. Since the beginning of this year, the company's export value has exceeded 40 million yuan, and it has tasted the "sweetness" of market procurement.
In order to support the development of such new forms of foreign trade, the Guangdong taxation department strengthened the study of the tax policy of export goods through market procurement trade methods, clarified issues such as the issuance of export goods certificates for market procurement agents, tax exemption declarations, and the collection of corporate income tax on subsidy income for export enterprises to stabilize export enterprises Policy expectations.
Data show that from January to July, the export value of the pilot market procurement trade method in Guangdong reached 149.5 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 43.75%.
In addition, the Guangdong taxation department clarified the corporate income tax policy for cross-border e-commerce retail exports. The self-operated cross-border e-commerce export enterprises shall be subject to approved levy, and the original account checking and levying methods shall continue to be implemented for logistics enterprises and customs brokers. At the same time, give full play to the role of foreign trade comprehensive service enterprises in driving the export of small, medium and micro enterprises. Actively guide enterprises to establish internal risk management and control systems, and handle tax rebates for foreign trade comprehensive service companies in a timely and full amount. From January to July, tax rebates for foreign trade comprehensive service companies amounted to 730 million yuan.
In response to prominent problems such as reduced orders and idle production capacity of foreign trade enterprises, the "8 taxation rules" for stabilizing foreign trade proposed that it is necessary to make good use of big data on taxes and fees, promote the application of industrial chain intelligent connection platforms, and strive to solve the problem of poor raw material supply in the process of transferring export products to domestic sales. Problems such as the disconnection of upstream and downstream production and sales have improved the industrial supply and demand chain for export products to be sold domestically. Support export companies to expand their business scope, actively promote the pilot policy of general taxpayers in the comprehensive bonded zone, provide convenience for export companies to explore the domestic market, reduce costs, and revitalize the idle production capacity of export companies.