Chinese live-streaming star “Viya” Huang Wei has an estimated net worth of more than US$30 million. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
Chinese live-streaming star “Viya” Huang Wei has an estimated net worth of more than US$30 million. Photo: VCG via Getty Images

China plans tax crackdown on richest entertainers, including online influencers

  • High-income stars who confess to tax evasion could receive lighter penalties, while the rest would face the full force of the law, new directive says
  • A ‘double-random’ system will match subjects with tax inspectors, with both sides under the scanner to deter officers from facilitating ‘cheats’

Topic |   Chinese influencers
Chinese live-streaming star “Viya” Huang Wei has an estimated net worth of more than US$30 million. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
Chinese live-streaming star “Viya” Huang Wei has an estimated net worth of more than US$30 million. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
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