According to news on October 29, Wei Ya and Sydney appeared in their Taobao live broadcast rooms as normal tonight, and responded to the rumors of being blocked by actual actions. Earlier, there were rumors that the anchors were investigated for taxation issues, and well-known Taobao anchors Wei Ya and Sydney were suspected of being “parties.”
Wei Ya Live Room
Sydney Live Room
An insider of Wei Ya Company’s Qianxun Holdings responded: “Fake, no, don’t believe it.” The relevant person in charge of the Sydney team responded: “The situation is not true, and the live broadcast will proceed normally.”
Recently, “How much tax will Li Jiaqi and Wei Ya pay for a live broadcast” has aroused heated discussions. Data shows that on the first day of Tmall Double Eleven pre-sale on October 20, Li Jiaqi and Wei Ya’s final sales reached 10.653 billion yuan and 8.252 billion yuan, respectively. The two top anchors jointly created sales of 18.9 billion yuan and exceeded 4,000. The revenue of a listed company last year.
And the cargo anchor Sydney, formerly known as Zhu Chenhui, was first popular because of “Wang Sicong’s ex-girlfriend”. Now he is the CEO of Hangzhou Chenfan e-commerce company and the anchor of Taobao Top3.
Some legal sources pointed out that if the tax is levied in full on the basis of wages and salaries, Li Jiaqi and Wei Ya will definitely trigger the highest tax rate of 45%, and may have to pay hundreds of millions of taxes. However, such online celebrity anchors usually set up companies, partnerships and other forms to pay taxes, and the tax amount will be greatly reduced.