From 02.03.2015, raises funds to support the arrest and destroy smuggled cigarettes, fake cigarettes Date 02.03.2015, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 19/2015 / TT BTC guiding mechanism of mobilization, management and use of funds to support the prevention of smuggling of cigarettes and against production, trafficking of fake cigarettes, which increased the level of funding for the seizure and destruction of smuggled cigarettes, fake cigarettes from 1,100 VND / bag up VND3,500 / pack of 20 cigarettes, regardless of the price of medicines. This will effectively contribute to the prevention of cigarette smuggling and reflects the efforts of the industry, the forces across the country determined to repel the contraband tobacco.
Accordingly, the Circular provides for the principle of mobilizing funds to contribute funds, namely: total annual contribution to the Fund is determined by the expected number of cigarettes seized and destroyed the plan year (x) multiplied by the prescribed level of support; Level of contributions to the Fund of each enterprise should be public, to ensure fairness, equality between enterprises; encourages businesses to contribute facilitating higher general level; The entire amount of contributions by businesses to set up these funds be deposited in a separate account at the bank by the Vietnam Tobacco Association names and management.
Funds are used to support the following costs: Allowance for direct function forces the work of prevention and combat cigarette smuggling and production and trafficking in counterfeit cigarettes; Payment for supporting national steering committee Javan 389 Steering Committee 389 localities in implementing the organization, direction and inspection of the implementation of measures to prevent and combat cigarette smuggling and combat the production, trafficking in drugs counterfeiting, including the following items: Expenses supports the Fund’s Executive Board of the Vietnam Tobacco Association
The level of funding for the beneficiaries of funds as prescribed by the Fund is 3,000 VND / pack of 20 cigarettes, regardless of the value of tobacco (senior or low-level).
Support additional VND500 / pack of 20 cigarettes costs contraband tobacco destruction, fake cigarettes, encouraging the use of measures to destroy does not affect the environment and in accordance with the local conditions of each destroyed.
In support of VND3,000 / pack of 20 cigarettes for the beneficiaries of funds from the Fund as prescribed, deduct 150 VND / pack of 20 cigarettes (5%) support the national Steering Committee 389, 210 VND / bag 20 cigarettes (7%) to support 389 local steering committee where smuggled cigarettes, fake cigarettes seized, destroyed and 150 dong / pack of 20 cigarettes (5%) to support the Fund’s Executive Board Vietnam Tobacco Association.
Grant funds remaining to support direct force implementation of prevention and combat cigarette smuggling and production and trading of fake cigarettes.
This Circular takes effect from the date of 03 May 2015 02.