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January 4, 2018

2 Ways To Reduce China Taxes For Businesses And Employees In 2018

  The rates of China taxes for both expat employees and businesses are perhaps higher than you'd imagine. For instance, expats can expect to pay between 25% to 45% IIT (Individual Income Tax) on earni...
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December 26, 2017

Should I Set Up A Representative Office In China Rather Than A WFOE?

  A client recently asked me this question, and it's not the first time that I've heard this. The answer about whether your business will benefit from a representative office in China really depends o...
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December 16, 2017

China Work Visa Requirements: What You May Not Know [2018]

  China has become a popular destination for expats looking for work outside their home countries. This blog post will explain two of the most critical China work visa requirements. Are you coming to ...
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December 8, 2017

Opening A Business In China? A Lease Registration Certificate Is Key

  Opening a business in China? You'll be given many important documents, not least the new China five-in-one business license. The 'lease registration certificate' is a little-known, but increasingly ...
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November 30, 2017

Should You Open A Hong Kong Shell Company To Set Up A WFOE In China?

  We're often asked if Hong Kong company registry is necessary as a prerequisite for setting up a WFOE in China. Many rumours and anecdotes are floating around about if this is a good idea for foreign...
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November 22, 2017

Why An Offshore Business Bank Account In Shenzhen Is An HK Alternative

  It's no secret that it remains difficult for Hong Kong companies to open a business bank account in Hong Kong! So if this is affecting you, do you quit, or is there another way? Luckily you can now ...
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November 13, 2017

China Public Holiday Schedule 2018: Save These Dates!

  Welcome along to 2018's China public holiday schedule. Regardless of whether you're running a business in China, or deal with Chinese suppliers or customers, make a note of these holiday dates as th...
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November 7, 2017

Opening A Shenzhen QianHai WFOE With Your Hong Kong Company? Read This

  It was always the case that using a Hong Kong company as the investment vehicle was the easiest way to open Shenzhen QianHai companies, but there are some rule changes about this route. So is it sti...
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October 23, 2017

Updated 5-Day Shenzhen visa on arrival to China

  The 5-day visa on arrival at the border between China and Hong Kong was reintroduced earlier this year. We’ve gathered all the up-to-date information on who, where, when and how you can obtain a 5-d...
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October 16, 2017

Hong Kong Tax News: Profit Tax Reduced From 16.5% To Just 8.25%!

  On October 11th, new Hong Kong Chief Executive, Mrs. Carrie Lam, announced measures to stimulate the economy, including Hong Kong tax cuts to profit tax. If you are currently running a Hong Kong com...
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