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Cashew shell will be taxed twice

Cashew shell will be taxed twice?



According to Dang Hoang Giang, Chairman of the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas), information from many processing enterprises said that there are thousands of tons of cashew shell are stored in the storage of enterprises, by the authorities Opportunities in some localities apply import tax.


According to the regulations, the raw materials imported from the country to Vietnam is tax grace 275 days. Then, if 100% of cashew kernel processing (from raw export) is exported to the country, the import tax of raw cash will be 0%.


However, a business in Ba Ria - Vung Tau has petitioned to Vinacas, that, after the customs inspection of customs clearance after normal business, suddenly asked them ... collection of import tax shell thing. Meanwhile, according to Decree 134 (November 2016) of the Government and Circular 38 (March 2015) of the Ministry of Finance, businesses do not have to pay import tax on the shell.


"In the past, cashews have just gone away, but recently the company sold to produce useful items for life. We have fully declared VAT in the locality and pay corporate income tax. Should the customs authorities impose import duties again, is the tax levied? As far as I know, there are no provincial customs that make businesses pay import tax on the shell ".


According to the above-mentioned enterprises, if the prolonged case will cause difficulties for the cashew industry, it has sent an official letter to the Ministry of Finance and the General Department of Customs asking for clarification. DN calculation business efficiency. "If Ba Ria - Vung Tau Customs is required to pay import tax on cashew nut shell, then all sectors should be closed and all provinces must implement. We are an enterprise, so we want to be clear about what to do, "the company said.


Mr. Dang Hoang Giang said that instead of burning as before, the shell has now been researched and produced to create new products actively used for human life, such as refined oil, cardanol oil , coal, activated carbon and friction powder production, antifouling paint used in the marine industry, specialty adhesives in electronic components, forest products preservation, impregnation of construction timber, page interior ...



Businesses make use of hundreds of thousands of tons of cashew shell to make useful products, minimizing environmental pollution, need to be encouraged and create favorable conditions for businesses to do business in the right way. the law. Therefore, Vinacas will send a written proposal to the Government and related ministries on this issue.