Dienstag, 9. Juli 2013

We take your money with a smile.

You can criticise China and especially it´s government institutions for a lot of things:

authoritarian rule, violation of human rights ,intransparency, corruption, inefficency, abuse of power, overboarding bureaucracy.... you name it.

But at least that government and it´s tax authorities say thank you when they deduct the individual income tax from your salary.

The picture below shows the lower section of my tax slip:

What makes China's tax bureau kind of a benchmark for the one or another national tax bureau out there - friendliness and multilingualism - that´s something at least the German tax authority is not really famous for......