China tax deadline extended in May 2020
The State Administration of Taxation issued on April 27th the Circular (Shuizonghan no. 73 2020) regarding the extension of the tax declaration deadline in May 2020.
According to the latest Circular, the tax deadline in May is postponed May 22nd, 2020, nationwide.
Taxpayers in difficulty that are not able to handle the tax filing on time can still apply with the competent tax authorities in order to postpone the tax declaration and the related payments.
This extension is the fourth of its kind in 2020 since the State Administration of Taxation had already extended the tax deadline in February, March and April as a measure to support the taxpayers and the withholding agents during the COVID-19 control and prevention period in handling tax issues