HCM City supports startup businesses hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – The Department of Taxation in Ho Chi Minh city launched a programme to support startup enterprises on April 5.

The programme was carried out at the city’s tax office and five sub-departments in district 1, 3, Tan Binh, Tan Phu and Binh Chanh.

The same day, the department also activated a portal to assist startups at http://www.hcmtax.gov.vn/.

Head of the department Tran Ngoc Tam said the moves aim to implement Government Resolution No.35/NQ-CP issued on May 16, 2016, on supporting and developing businesses.

The programme aims to provide startup businesses with tax information while creating a channel to ease concerns about tax policies and procedures and ensuring effective State tax management.

It also aims to save time and money for businesses, mitigate troubles for tax payers and reduce tax violations.

The portal provides documents on tax and administrative procedures, making it easier for enterprises to conduct e-tax declaration and payment.

The municipal Department of Planning and Investment along with the Business Association, tax and certificate services agencies pledged to put forth practical policies to support startup businesses with free tax declaration services, tax declaration software, social insurance, accounting and corporate administration, among others.

Director of the Department of Planning and Investment Su Ngoc Anh said non-State businesses are a financial force to boost the city’s economic growth.

Therefore, the department was committed to simplifying administrative procedures for business establishment.-VNA