Independence Order conferred on General Taxation Department hinh anh 1The General Department of Taxation headquarters (Source: Internet)
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung conferred the Independence Order, first class, on the General Department of Taxation during a ceremony marking its 70 th founding anniversary in Hanoi on August 3.

It was the second time the department had been awarded with the accolade.

Reviewing its 2010-2014 performance, the department collected and added in excess of 3.6 trillion VND (171.4 million USD) to the State budget, including 3.3 trillion VND (157.1 million USD) worth of taxes and fees, doubling the 2005-2009 figure.

It has also fine-tuned regulations, simplified procedures by embracing technological innovations and improved management by launching an electronic tax filing service.

Speaking to the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh asked the department staff to continue their excellent work and achieve additional successes over the long-term.

He also presented a Prime Minister emulation flag to nine of its units on the occasion.-VNA