On the morning of July 5th, the newly formed Songyuan Municipal Tax Bureau of the State Administration of Taxation held an opening ceremony, which marked the formal merger of the former Songyuan State Tax Bureau and Songyuan Local Tax Bureau, and the city took a historic step in the reform of the tax collection and management system of the State tax and local tax departments.
Li Xiangguo, Secretary of Songhua Municipal Party Committee, Wang Zilian, the Mayor, Li Jidong, Member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Party Committee and Secretary General of the Municipal Party Committee, Liu Wenzhan, Secretary General of the Municipal Government and Cao Jinzeng, Head of the Liaison (Supervision) Group of the Jilin Provincial Taxa Bureau attended the opening ceremony.
The ceremony was presided over by Jiang Guofan, Member of the Municipal Standing Party Committee and Standing Deputy Mayor. After raising the national flag and singing the national anthem, Li Xiangguo, Wang Zilian, Cao Jinzeng and the principal of Songyuan Municipal Tax Bureau of the State Administration of Taxation jointly unveiled the nameplate of Songyuan Municipal Tax Bureau of the State Administration of Taxation.
It is reported that the reform of the national tax and local tax collection and management system is a major strategic deployment focused on the overall situation of the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core. It is a major reform of strengthening the Party's overall leadership of the tax work, strengthening the overall function of the national governance of the tax service, strengthening the image of serving, facilitating and benefiting the people, and building the long-term foundation for the development of the tax cause. According to the reform and deployment, after the establishment of Songyuan Municipal Tax Bureau of the State Administration of Taxation, the new tax authorities of all counties (cities and districts) will open gradually. The new Songyuan Municipal Tax Bureau of the State Administration of Taxation is responsible for all the duties of tax and non-tax revenue collection and management in the whole city. The duties and work of the original national tax and local tax institutions are inherited by the new tax institution that continues to exercise their functions and powers.