CCTV, Beijing, October 18 (Reporter Liu Baixuan) According to a report by China Central Radio and Television Economics “Tianxia Finance”, the agent Zhang Heng was fined 32.27 million yuan by the tax department for helping actor Zheng Shuang evade taxes.
The First Inspection Bureau of the Shanghai Taxation Bureau discovered during the inspection of Zheng Shuang’s tax evasion case that Zhang Heng, as the agent of Zheng Shuang’s performance in “A Chinese Ghost Story”, was responsible for the signing of related performing arts contracts, film remuneration negotiations, contract splitting, and payment collections. Receiving payments and other matters, and specifically planned and drafted a “capital increase agreement”, set up a “cover company”, concealed the “expensive remuneration”, evaded the supervision of industry authorities, and helped Zheng Shuang avoid paying his tax obligations.
The tax department imposed a fine of 0.75 times the amount of tax evaded by Zheng Shuang in the “A Chinese Ghost Story” project on Zhang Heng in accordance with the law. The amount of tax evasion in the “A Chinese Ghost Story” project was 43.027 million yuan, so the fine was 32.27 million yuan.
The relevant person in charge of the Shanghai Taxation Bureau stated that they will thoroughly implement the relevant requirements of the Central Propaganda Department and the State Administration of Taxation, and strengthen and improve the tax law publicity, education and taxation for celebrities, network anchors and other entertainment professionals and their brokerage companies and brokers. Manage, increase the investigation and exposure of typical tax evasion cases in accordance with laws and regulations. Brokerage companies and brokers found to help star artists and network anchors design, plan, and implement tax evasion and avoidance behaviors will be checked together and dealt with strictly in accordance with the law, so as to effectively promote the development and development of the cultural and entertainment field.Return to Sohu to see more
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