In 2010, the tax authorities conscientiously implemented a series of major decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, actively implemented the structural tax reduction policy, strived to improve the tax service, and strengthened the tax collection and administration in accordance with the law, with the tax revenue increasing steadily nationwide to a total amount of RMB 7739 billion (RMB 7006.2 billion after deduction of the export rebates, excluding tariff, tonnage dues, tax on the use of arable land and deed tax). Among which, the tax revenue directly collected by tax authorities achieved RMB 6686.2 billion with an increase of 20.8%; the import tax revenue withheld by the customs reached RMB 1052.8 billion with an increase of 35.9%. Export rebates across the country totaled RMB 732.8 billion with an increase of 13%.
In terms of the tax categories, domestic value added tax, domestic consumption tax and business tax respectively increased by 14.8%, 27.5% and 23.8%, and income tax increased by 20.4%. In terms of regional distribution, the tax revenue of the eastern, central and western region respectively increased by 21.1%, 23.5% and 29%.
Furthermore, in terms of such other revenue as social security funds, educational surtax and construction fee for cultural undertakings, the local tax authorities collected an amount of RMB 1125.6 billion.