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Announcement of Shanghai Municipal State Taxation Bureau Concerning Setting-up Special Sites for Tax Agencies to Handle Tax Refund at Departure for Overseas Shopping Travelers

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Taxes:Comprehensive Taxation,Administration of Tax Levy & Collection

Date of Promulgation:

IssueDepartment:State Taxation Bureaus of Localities

Date of Implementatio:2017-04-17


To make it convenient for overseas tourists to enjoy the policy of departure tax refund and upon approval by the municipal joint conference office of departure tax refund, from April 19th, 2017, special sites used bytaxagencies to handle tax refundat departurefor overseasshoppingtravelers shall be established in Shanghai Wusong International Cruise Port, Shanghai Port International Passenger Transportation Center Whalf, the isolation area of the departure port of the Shanghai Railway Station, which shall be used to handle tax refund for the overseas travellers conforming to the requirements as prescribed by the Announcement of the State Administration of Taxation on Issuing the “Administrative Measures for Departure Tax Refund of Overseas Travellers’ Shopping(Trial Implementation)” (Announcement No. 41 of the State Administration of Taxation in 2015).

The announcement is hereby given.

The Shanghai Municipal State Taxation Bureau

April 17th, 2017

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