06 February 2020 – Exempted COVID-19 prevention workers from personal income tax

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Wage and income support
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Ministry of Finance announced it would exempt people who work to prevent and control COVID-19 from personal income tax.
Additionally, medical supplies issued to people to assist with symptoms of COVID-19 are not included in wages and salaries, and will not be taxed.
Full details here: http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/zhengceku/2020-02/07/content_5475535.htm