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HN aims to collect $55.5m a day

Update: October, 16/2018 - 07:00
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The Hà Nội State Treasury set a target to collect VNĐ1.3 trillion (US$55.5 miilion) per day, said Đào Thái Phúc, director of the Hà Nội State Treasury at a meeting on Saturday.

The capital city of Hà Nội targeted collection of VNĐ238.4 trillion this year, a year-on-year increase of 17 per cent.

However, according to the Hà Nội State Treasury, the total state budget collection through the Hà Nội State Treasury was VNĐ161.5 trillion as of Saturday, accounting for 67.7 per cent of the year’s plan.

The budget spending through the Hà Nội State Treasury was VNĐ79.7 trillion.

The Hà Nội State Treasury had put forward a number of measures to complete the budget collection, such as co-ordinating closely with the city’s tax department and customs department to speed up the collection for the State budget and continuing to urge payment, the director said.

In terms of State budget spending, the Hà Nội State Treasury would actively co-ordinate with investors to remove obstacles and complete procedures for payment to accelerate the disbursement process of investment projects and reach the central and local target programmes, he said.

Tạ Anh Tuấn, general director of the Việt Nam State Treasury, asked the Hà Nội State Treasury to boost administrative reforms and expand, modernise and digitise the collection points.

Speaking at the meeting, Nguyễn Đức Chung, chairman of the Hà Nội’s People’s Committee, said that some collection sources in the area was were becoming less lucrative as export-import tariff lines were cut. He demanded the sectors of treasury, taxation, finance, planning and investment of the city co-ordinate smoothly in the process of budget collection.

He asked the mentioned branches to boost the application of information technology, towards digitising documents to reduce procedures for agencies and enterprises.

The chairman of the Hà Nội’s People’s Committee also suggested the capital city’s State Treasury co-ordinate with the relevant agencies to pilot collection using scratchcards to help people, enterprises and organisations reduce time and effort when paying the State budget. — VNS

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