STATE BANK OF VIETNAM
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence-freedom-happiness
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No. 904/CV-NHNN1
Lending by Credit Institutions to customers to finance the VAT component in the total payment of material supply, goods and services
Hanoi, September 23rd , 1999
 
To: Credit Institutions
The State Bank's opinion on the lending by Credit Institutions to customers to finance the VAT component in the total payment of material supply, goods and services which is made to the supplier is as follows:
1. The provisions which provides that Credit Institutions shall not lend to finance "taxes to be paid" as stated in item a paragraph 2 Article 9 of the Regulation on lending by Credit Institutions to customers issued in conjunction with Decision No. 324/QD-NHNN1 dated 30 September, 1998 by the Governor of the State Bank shall apply to the lending by Credit Institutions to customers to finance the tax payment which is made directly to the State Budget.
2. The VAT component in the total payment of material supply, goods and services acquired which is made to the sellers by the customers shall not be subject to the restriction provided for in the above-mentioned provisions. The Credit Institutions shall consider, decide and take responsibility for the lending on the basis of ensuring the effectiveness and loan recovery.
The State Bank gives notice to the Credit Institutions for their knowledge and compliance.
 

 

 
FOR THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE BANK
DEPUTY GOVERNOR



Le Duc Thuy