The current system of detecting tax avoidance is inefficient and relies on labour-intensive inspections. Photo: Reuters The current system of detecting tax avoidance is inefficient and relies on labour-intensive inspections. Photo: Reuters
The current system of detecting tax avoidance is inefficient and relies on labour-intensive inspections. Photo: Reuters

China prepares to unleash artificial intelligence to catch tax cheats

  • Researchers involved in project say it will make it almost impossible to avoid detection, while the current fragmented system is easier to get around
  • Concerns about economic impact may delay its introduction as many private firms rely on informal deals with local tax authorities to limit the amount they pay

Topic |   China science
The current system of detecting tax avoidance is inefficient and relies on labour-intensive inspections. Photo: Reuters The current system of detecting tax avoidance is inefficient and relies on labour-intensive inspections. Photo: Reuters
The current system of detecting tax avoidance is inefficient and relies on labour-intensive inspections. Photo: Reuters
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