Popular livestreamers face huge penalties as authorities zero in on tax compliance

Chinese Internet celebrity Huang Wei, popularly known as Viya, has been ordered to pay taxes and fines worth 1.34 billion yuan (210.16 million U.S. dollars) for tax evasion, Zhejiang Provincial Tax Service under the State Taxation Administration (STA) announced on Monday. CGTN's Chen Tong finds out why tax evasion in livestream sales has become a hot issue.

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