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China business (UPDATED 24 Feb): to combat the coronavirus and head off economic insecurities, government takes action by implementing supportive financial and tax measures for businesses

Horizons will continue to update important business news and information related to the coronavirus epidemic. 5 Months Reduction on Employee Medical Insurance Premium The China Ministry of Finance, National Medical Insurance Bureau and Tax Bureau jointly announced the Guiding Opinions on the Periodic Reduction of Basic Employee Medical Insurance Premium (“Guiding Opinions”) measure on 21 February 2020.…

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China business (UPDATED 19 Feb.): to combat the coronavirus and head off economic insecurities, government takes action by implementing supportive financial and tax measures for businesses

An updated version of this post appears here. Further nationwide measures to support businesses in China have been announced At the 18 February State Council of the People's Republic of China executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang, the council announced policies that included a reduction in social insurance premiums and a deferment in payment…

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China business: to combat the coronavirus and head off economic insecurities, government takes action by implementing supportive financial and tax measures for businesses

An updated version of this post appears here. In China’s battle against the coronavirus epidemic, the nation is striving to contain the spread of the virus. Many provincial and municipal governments across China have issued first-level emergency responses to enable emergency measures in combating the epidemic. For enterprises across China, such measures are directly impacting…

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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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Regulation Alert: Expansion of the coverage of Preferential Income Tax for Small Low-profit Enterprises

Summary On 11 July 2018, the Chinese Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) jointly released the Circular on Further Expanding the Coverage of the Preferential Income Tax Policy for Small Low-profit Enterprises [Caishui 2018 No. 77] (Circular No.77). The previous RMB 500,000 upper limit on annual taxable income for small…

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