At 19:23 on January 24, the Wuhan Red Cross Society released the first issue of public announcement on receiving social donations. This is the second day that Wuhan New pneumonia prevention and control headquarters (hereinafter referred to as the municipal headquarters) issued Circular No. 4 and the Red Cross Society of Wuhan opened the social donation hotline.
According to the announcement, from 00:00 on January 22 to 14:00 on January 24, there were 11 batches of drugs, medical protective articles and other materials donated by 10 enterprises, such as Xiangxue pharmaceutical, paiside biochemical and macowei medical, and 11578 people (enterprises) donated to the Red Cross Society of the city, totaling 13.7861 million yuan.
Since then, the Red Cross Society of Wuhan has issued a public notice about the donation of social donations on the previous day at about 20:00, and provides an electronic form for receiving donations from the community (including China Communications Bank, Agricultural Bank of China and Alipay account) for downloading and checking the public. As of February 6, a total of 14 issues of public announcement on the receiving of social donations have been issued.
On February 7, Yu Weiping, Vice Minister of the Ministry of finance, said at the press conference of the State Councils new office that in order to encourage all sectors of the society to actively donate and relieve the pressure of medical relief materials and funds, on the one hand, we should increase the strength of existing policies, expand the scope of units receiving donations, and allow them to donate directly to hospitals for preferential treatment. At the same time, the restriction on the proportion of pre tax deduction shall be removed, and the full amount of pre tax deduction shall be given to the donations of enterprises and individuals. On the other hand, VAT, consumption tax and other relevant taxes on goods donation are exempted.