Tag: tax

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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China’s new Tobacco Tax Law comes into effect 1 July with emphasis on reducing the detrimental effects of smoking on society

In past years, the Chinese government has taken several steps to curb the impact of smoking. China is home to more than 300 million smokers consuming more than one-third of the world’s cigarettes. What’s more, an estimated 740 million are exposed to second-and smoke. The detrimental impact of smoking on physical health and well-being, as…

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China VAT rate reductions in effect from 1 May

This post is part of Horizons ongoing sharing of important information related to the implementation of China VAT reforms. China business enterprises within 17% and 11% value-added tax rates subject to a 1% reduction On the 4 April 2018, the Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation jointly announced (Cai Shui [2018] No. 32) that…

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