Shanghai considers tax refunds for tourists

Shanghai skyline.

Shanghai skyline. Image by Wilson Hui / CC BY 2.0

Authorities in Shanghai are considering implementing a refund to departure tax for visitors who spend more than ¥500 during their stay. The programme would offer a refund of up to eleven percent on taxes paid whilst shopping during their visit. If implemented, the Shanghai programme would be the second in mainland China after Hainan. Read more:

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