China Extends Small Business VAT Exemption

Stephanie Melhem
January 13, 2023

On January 9, 2023 China announced an extension to the small business exemption from VAT. From January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023, small-scale VAT taxpayers with monthly sales of less than 100,000 yuan (including the amount) will be exempted from VAT.

The announcement can be found here.

Please note that the exemption for small-scale taxpayers was previously scheduled to expire on January 1, as previously reported by Sovos here.

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Stephanie Melhem

Stephanie Melhem is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Stephanie specializes in research and analysis of global VAT and GST. Stephanie received a B.S. with distinction in Applied Legal Studies from Suffolk University and a J.D. from the University of Massachusetts School of Law. Stephanie is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and New Hampshire Bar.
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