VCN – Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the post-clearance audit of HCM City Customs Department since the beginning of the year has been mainly carried out at the Customs office, which has increased revenue by over VND25 billion.
|Ho Chi Minh City Customs innovate the work of post-clearance audit for processed and manufactured goods for export. Photo: T.H|
According to HCM City Customs Department, in November, the post-clearance audit work of the unit has been carried out intensively. The Department conducted 11 surveys for collection, made a proposal to issue a Decision on conducting post-clearance audit for 16 cases; sent documents to collect information for carrying out post-clearance audit for 52 enterprises. The total amount of tax assessment and sanctioning administrative violation is over VND800 million.
From now until the end of the year, HCM City Customs Department will step up the collection, review and analysis of information and data on key commodities in terms of value, origin, and HS codes. Focusing on high-risk enterprises which have complicated import-export activities, production and import in many different areas, as well as cases under the direction of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Continue to carry out inspection, origin identification, against trade fraud, counterfeiting of origin, labeling of goods, infringement of intellectual property rights following the set programs and plans.
In order to improve the efficiency of post-clearance audit, HCM City Customs Department continues to develop oriented plans in four major fields, such as checking HS codes for high-risk items and already existing items which have the conclusion of inspection or examination but continue to violate; checking the value of high-priced/high-tax items such as minerals, consumer goods; inspecting tax policies including duty-free goods and 17 free trade agreements (FTAs); and innovating the post-clearance audit for processed and manufactured goods for export.
By Lê Thu/Thanh Thuy