BINH DUONG CUSTOMS: TRAINING CUSTOMS PROCEDURE FOR JAPANESE ENTERPRISE LEADERS
VCN – On May 4th, 2017, Binh Duong Customs Department collaborated with the Japanese enterprise sub-association in Binh Duong to hold training conference on Customs procedures, import and export tax policy… for Japanese investment enterprises’ leaders in Binh Duong.
|Leaders of Binh Duong Customs Department answered questions of enterprises at the conference. Photo: T.D
The Deputy Director of Binh Duong Customs Department Nguyen Truong Giang said that this is an activity aim to renovate the enterprise dialogue. Through this conference, the Customs and enterprise leaders will further communicate. Enterprise leaders will be directly responded questions about the mechanism, policies and laws relating to import and export procedures to comply with regulations.
At the conference, the representative of Binh Duong Customs Department published to the enterprise leaders about regulations and policies on the Customs procedures, inspection and supervision; Notifications about the popular obstacles of enterprises on the import-export duty for processed and manufactured goods for export in the recent time; Regulations on the issue of duty-free lists for creation of fixed assets; General provisions on analysis and classification of goods …
The Post-Clearance Audit Branch also stated some regulations as well as preferential policies for authorized economic operators; some notifications for enterprises in the use of digital signatures and wanted some violations of enterprises during the implementation of Customs procedures in Binh Duong for enterprises to get experience. The Deputy Director of Binh Duong Customs Department Nguyen Truong Giang emphasized that the Customs inspection aimed to the compliance rather than punishment. Accordingly, enterprises should pay attention to the coordination between the units to avoid violations.
At the conference, the representatives of some enterprises also directly asked about production norms for goods processed and manufactured for export. Specifically, the enterprises said that the actual norm shall not be declared to the Customs agency, and it is only presented to the Customs agency in examination process for settlement report, however, in the part of warns on enterprise’s regular (being detected during the examination by Customs) violations noted that the above act violated the provisions.
Answering this obstacle of enterprises, Binh Duong Customs Department said that in the examination process for the settlement report, the Customs agency will examine the accuracy of the norms presented by enterprises, this norm is the actual production norm at enterprises. However, for some reasons (such as the enterprises imported more than the declaration, or exported less than the declaration, or the raw material is lost due to the loose management of enterprise). The enterprise has to balance again and present the norms that are not true with the actual norms, this act is detected when the Customs agency examines, so the enterprise will be fined and has to pay the arrears (if any).
Regarding the goods classification, the representatives of the Import-Export Duty Division also noted that the enterprises need to distinguish between the taking sample for analysis and classification to determine tax code or taking a sample for inspection of the State quality to determine the commodity policy (eligible for import or not). Specifically, for goods are taken for analysis, classification to determine of tax code subject to goods release, meaning that after physical inspection and taking samples and declarations to release goods are implemented, the enterprises shall be allowed to take goods to the market and carry out payment procedures exporters without waiting for the results of classification analysis.
For goods are taken the sample for inspection of the State quality to determine the commodity policy subject to preservation, meaning that after physical inspection and taking samples and are implemented, the enterprises shall be allowed to take goods for preservation and shall be forbidden to use goods without the result of the quality inspection.
By Thu Diu/Ngoc Loan