China intends to enact legislation to levy environmental taxes to the current sewage charges for the-wharfedale

Chinese proposed legislation to levy an environmental tax on the current sewage fees for tax limit – Beijing, China News Agency, Beijing, August 29 (reporter Liang Xiaohui Guo Jinchao Ma Haiyan) "People’s Republic of China environmental protection law (Draft)" on the 29 day to the twelve session of the twenty-second meeting of the NPC Standing committee. According to the draft, China intends to impose a tax on environmental protection, and the current sewage charges fees as the lower limit of the environmental protection tax. In the instructions of the draft, China finance minister Lou Jiwei introduced legislation to consider the overall reform: environmental protection fees in accordance with the "tax shift" principle. China’s environmental protection law promulgated in 1979 (for Trial Implementation) established the system of sewage charges, and the current environmental protection law. But compared with the tax system, sewage charges system has insufficient rigidity, law enforcement and local government departments intervention and other issues, it is necessary to carry out environmental protection fees." He said that the draft set up tax according to the existing sewage charges, sewage charges will be paid as taxpayers environmental protection tax, the taxable emissions as the tax basis, the existing sewage charges as taxes limit environmental protection tax. Specifically, the draft stipulates that the taxpayers of the environmental protection tax for enterprises and institutions in the field of China and other sea areas under the jurisdiction of China, directly discharge pollutants into the environment. The object of taxation is 4 kinds of air pollutants, water pollutants, solid waste and noise. Connected with the sewage system, the draft stipulates each discharge or no taxable emissions of air pollutants and pollution, according to the equivalent number from largest to smallest, the former 3 pollutants environmental protection tax; each taxable water pollutant discharge, according to the equivalent number of pollutants from large to small order of heavy metal pollutants in accordance with the before 5, 3 for other pollutants in accordance with environmental protection tax. The tax burden, the draft to the current standards of sewage charges as taxes and lower environmental tax regulations, tax for each air pollutant pollution equivalent 1.2 yuan (RMB, same below); water pollution tax for each pollution equivalent to 1.4 yuan; according to the different types of solid waste, the tax is 5 yuan per ton to 1000 yuan; according to the noise decibels exceed the standard. The tax is 350 yuan per month to 11200 yuan. The draft also part of the province, municipality directly under the central government has raised the standards of sewage charges, and some provinces, municipalities directly under the central government, the higher fees, provisions of the provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the people’s Government in the "tax base can be standard provisions of the environmental protection tax and tax table" on the applicable tax taxable floating pollutants, newspaper the NPC Standing Committee decided to record and report to the NPC Standing Committee and the state council. The draft also provides for 5 tax exemptions, tax collection and management. (end)相关的主题文章: