In addition, a total of 1.2 trillion yuan of special transfer payments by the central government to regional governments have been arranged to support tax rebates and employment.
For example, exempt businesses are required to issue ordinary tax-exemption invoices showing a zero VAT rate as necessary.
Taxpayers who choose to waive the tax exemption are required to issue special VAT invoices with a rate of 3%.
The VAT exemption is effective for new invoices issued from 1 April 2022. In case of sales discounts or refunds after this date, the 3% VAT rate will continue to apply since it refers to transactions made before 1 April.
The impact of the changes on standard monthly or quarterly reporting will have to be carefully calculated and administered.
All this can be time-consuming and confusing for small and medium-sized businesses facing cash flow pressures, while fighting to remain viable and profitable.
The new VAT measures are a valuable contribution to a tax-friendly small business environment. But they may require a significant amount of administration and oversight from the billing company.
We offer a complete VAT registration and administration service. China’s VAT is being streamlined, with further changes expected. We can keep on top of these changes for you, ensuring you are compliant and able to take full advantage of any benefits and exemptions.
We can help you avoid falling foul of complex local rules without having to hire expensive in-house resources on the ground.
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