A dialogue on tax and customs was held in HCM City on October 16, drawing the participation of 100 local businesses.

The dialogue aims to promote businesses’ export, import activities.

New regulations regarding the city’s tax and customs policies were also introduced at the dialogue. Departments’ officials answered businessmen’s questions on invoices, added value and personal income tax, the certification of products’ origin, the assessment of imports’ quality and the list of duty free goods.

The municipal customs department said it is going to put Vietnam Customs Intelligent Database System (VNACCS/VCIS) into operation soon, and will provide technical training for import, export businesses so that they can master these systems.

The event was jointly held by the HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre and the Ho Chi Minh City Tax and Customs Departments.-VNA