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==''xīn mǎo jiè kuǎn'' | [[辛卯借款]]==
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==''Xīnmǎo jièkuǎn'' | [[辛卯借款]]==
  
In late 2011, Chinese tax authorities ordered dissident artist [[Ai Weiwei]] to [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2011/10/ai-weiwei-ordered-to-pay-1-5-million-in-tax/ pay 15 million yuan ($2.4 million) in back taxes and fines] allegedly due from the company he works for.
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In late 2011 (a ''Xīnmǎo'' year in the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexagenary_cycle Sexagenary cycle]), Chinese tax authorities ordered dissident artist [[Ai Weiwei]] to [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2011/10/ai-weiwei-ordered-to-pay-1-5-million-in-tax/ pay 15 million yuan (US$2.4 million) in alleged back taxes and fines].
  
At the time of receiving the tax notice, Ai had recently been released on bail after [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/ai-weiwei-detention-2011/ having been detained for 81 days], and netizens perceived the tax fine as continuing punishment for his political activities. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2011/11/ai-weiwei-faces-obstructions-threats-as-payment-deadline-looms/ Netizens decided to “loan” Ai Weiwei the funds] needed to pay the fine.
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When he received the tax notice, Ai had just been released on bail after an [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/ai-weiwei-detention-2011/ 81-day detention]. Netizens perceived the fine as continuing punishment for his political activities. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2011/11/ai-weiwei-faces-obstructions-threats-as-payment-deadline-looms/ Netizens decided to “loan” Ai Weiwei the funds] needed to pay the fine.
  
 
As of November 4, 2011, a total of 2,381 people had “lent” Ai Weiwei 665,000 yuan.
 
As of November 4, 2011, a total of 2,381 people had “lent” Ai Weiwei 665,000 yuan.
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====See Also====  
 
====See Also====  
 
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====More at CDT===
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*[https://chinadigitaltimes.net/search_gcse/?q=Ai+Weiwei English]
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*[https://chinadigitaltimes.net/chinese/search_gcse/?q=艾未未 中文]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:33, 11 February 2021

Xīnmǎo jièkuǎn | 辛卯借款

In late 2011 (a Xīnmǎo year in the Sexagenary cycle), Chinese tax authorities ordered dissident artist Ai Weiwei to pay 15 million yuan (US$2.4 million) in alleged back taxes and fines.

When he received the tax notice, Ai had just been released on bail after an 81-day detention. Netizens perceived the fine as continuing punishment for his political activities. Netizens decided to “loan” Ai Weiwei the funds needed to pay the fine.

As of November 4, 2011, a total of 2,381 people had “lent” Ai Weiwei 665,000 yuan.

See Also

=More at CDT