CIRD Organized Analytical Workshop on China's Reform Progress on the Reform of Fiscal and Taxation System in Beijing

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On 8 March 2008, CIRD organized the Analytical Workshop on China's Reform Progress on the Reform of Fiscal and Taxation System in Beijing. Mr. Gao Shangquan, Chairman of Chinese Research Society for Economic System Reform and President of CIRD, and over 30 experts and scholars from Finance and Economics Committee of National People's Congress, State Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Taxation, Development Research Center of the State Council, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, National School of Administration, Beijing University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Normal University, and etc. attended the workshop.


The workshop discussed the inexorable requirements to fully implement the scientific outlook on development, change the way of economic development, advance the equalization of basic public services, ensure the social equality and justice, and build harmonious society etc. in order to speed up the reform of the fiscal and taxation system; analyzed the progress and present situation of the fiscal and taxation system reform as well as the chief problems on the fiscal and financial system cannot meet the needs of the reform and development in the new stage; explored the guidelines and important subjects of advancing the reform of the fiscal and taxation system in the new stage.

Other topics were also discussed in the workshop, such as to promote the change of attitude of the county finance to of a local finance, advance the responsibility mechanism of financial equalization at a local level, promote the reform of public power income system and the goals and paths for the reform of public power income system including the state-owned capital (state-owned enterprises), state-owned land and natural resources etc.; moreover, the meeting also discussed the importance and emergency of advancing the state budget, financial transfer and payment, added-value tax and the property tax's legislation based on the match of business power and financial power, priority of basic public services, scientific development and social harmony etc.

 

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