19 September 2019

Cabinet advisor denies inheritance tax reports, statement says

Liu Huan, an advisor to the State Council, has denied media reports, citing him as the source, that the introduction of an inheritance tax will be among the proposed measures to be discussed at the third plenary session of the 18th Communist Party Central Committee in November. According to a statement posted on the website of the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council late Monday, Liu said he had never been interviewed by media on the issue. Liu also said he was not involved in any of the preparatory works for the plenum and he had never published a paper about inheritance tax.

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