This newspaper, Beijing, May 17 (Zhao Limei, reporter from China Youth Daily and China Youth Daily) "In the past 10 years, the financial strength has continued to increase. With the steady and healthy development of the economy, the national fiscal revenue has maintained a rapid growth rate, and the fiscal 'cake' has become more and more The bigger it is," said Xu Hongcai, vice minister of finance, at a press conference held by the Central Propaganda Department today on the reform and development of fiscal and taxation.

  Xu Hongcai said that in the past 10 years, the reform of the fiscal and taxation system has been further advanced, and it has actively played the role of "breakthrough" and "pioneering force" for comprehensively deepening the reform, promoting the maintenance of economic operation within a reasonable range and enhancing the quality of high-quality development.

  According to statistics, from 2012 to 2021, the national general public budget revenue increased from 11.73 trillion yuan to 20.25 trillion yuan, accumulatively 163.05 trillion yuan in 10 years, with an average annual growth of 6.9%, which provides a solid foundation for the realization of the first centenary goal. Financial security.

  At the same time, the scale of national fiscal expenditure is also expanding year by year.

The national general public budget expenditure has increased from 12.6 trillion yuan in 2012 to 24.63 trillion yuan in 2021, accumulating 193.64 trillion yuan in 10 years, with an average annual growth of 8.5%, which has effectively promoted the overall development and progress of economic and social undertakings.

  Xu Hongcai introduced that over the past 10 years, fiscal macro-control has been continuously improved: tax cuts and fee reductions have been implemented precisely, the scale of government debt has been scientifically arranged, the requirements of "tight days" have been fully implemented, general expenditures have been strictly controlled, and more financial resources have been freed up to ensure key priorities. , make up for shortcomings.

Innovatively establish and regularly implement a direct mechanism for financial funds, promote the sinking of financial resources, and support the steady and long-term economic and social development.

  Xu Hongcai said that the Ministry of Finance strengthens financial guarantees, concentrates financial resources on major tasks, supports scientific and technological self-reliance, strengthens basic livelihood guarantees, promotes coordinated development of urban and rural areas, supports winning the tough battle against poverty and fights the tough battle against pollution, and strives to solve unbalanced and unbalanced development. sufficient problems, and promote the construction of a new development pattern and the realization of high-quality development.

  "In the past ten years, tax reform has been fully developed and advanced in depth." Wang Daoshu, deputy director of the State Administration of Taxation, said that my country has initially established an optimized, efficient and unified tax collection and management system.

  Wang Daoshu used 4 sets of data to introduce the achievements made by the tax department in serving economic and social development in the past 10 years:

  First, the taxation department organized tax revenue of more than 110 trillion yuan, providing a solid financial guarantee for high-quality development.

  Second, the tax department has handled a total of 8.8 trillion yuan in new tax cuts and fee reductions, and my country's macro tax burden will drop from 18.7% in 2012 to 15.1% in 2021.

  Third, since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, under the comprehensive effect of macro policies such as tax reduction and fee reduction, the vitality of innovation and entrepreneurship in the whole society has been continuously stimulated. The number of general VAT taxpayers has increased from 5.44 million at the end of 2015 to 12.38 million at the end of 2021, and the effect of "releasing water to raise fish" continues to show.

  Fourth, my country's tax treaty network has covered 112 countries and regions, and the international "circle of friends" is growing.

  This year, my country has implemented a new combined tax and fee support policy. It is estimated that the annual tax rebate, tax reduction and fee reduction will be about 2.5 trillion yuan, of which about 1.5 trillion yuan will be added.

  Wang Daoshu said that the State Administration of Taxation has innovatively implemented the work method of "short, flat, fast, excellent and nine-one" work method, and will make every effort to ensure that the dividends of the tax reduction and fee reduction policy go directly to market players with the fastest speed and highest efficiency.