Tag: China HR

China business: dispatching employees to China — are you in compliance with the latest regulations?

Recently, illegal entry into China, taking up residence and working has been included in the Awards for Reporting Illegal and Criminal Offences Implementing Measures (The Measures) in the southern city of Shenzhen. The Measures were issued by the Shenzhen Municipal Public Security Bureau on 16 May 2019. And while they only relate to the municipality…

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China business: Labour 101 — get it right from the beginning or risk big headaches

Employing, managing and developing employees successfully is crucial to the long-term health and success of a company. Foreign companies operating in China often struggle to successfully maintain good employees and terminate difficult ones due to a lack of cultural understanding and knowledge related to relevant laws, rules and regulations. In this article, we outline the…

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China tax alert: China Individual Income Tax reform — highlights from the ‘Implementation Regulation’

The revised Individual Income Tax (IIT) promulgated on 31 August 2018 and fully effective from 1 January marks significant changes to the individual taxation in China. Primarily, the changes relieve certain tax burdens for low and middle income-earners. In previous tax articles, we have highlighted a number of key takeaways related to IIT. For foreigners…

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China tax alert: Individual Income Tax — special additional deductions

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress revised the Individual Income Tax Law of the People’s Republic of China (IIT). The revisions came partly into effect in October 2018 predominantly affecting tax rates and general standard deductions for general income (please see previous tax-related articles). From 1 January 2019, the revised IIT law goes…

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