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As local and international tax regulations become more prescriptive, dealing with them in a cross-border context presents you with a significant challenge. The number and complexity of tax investigations conducted by authorities is rapidly escalating and the need for tax adjustments is rising accordingly. Our tax team in China together with 350 tax lawyers globally are supported by strong technical tax intelligence teams that identify developments in tax law and policy affecting your business. This multi-disciplinary approach helps you develop robust structures that maximise tax effectiveness in alignment with your commercial strategy.

Whether you are multinational corporations, banks and financial institutions, international investors or expatriate individuals, we understand your business and the tax pressures you face. Our teams work together in China, across Europe and beyond in the key areas affecting your business including VAT, overall business tax issues, income tax for corporate and individuals, international taxation, M&A and investment funds, transfer pricing, e-commerce, tax planning and financing as well as customs issues that relate to trade with China. Our experts can help you manage tax control cases and deal with tax authorities. Our team of dedicated tax experts not only have expertise in the field of tax law but have also a strong background in corporate and commercial law and in key industry sectors. This helps us provide the right tax advice to our clients that makes a material difference to transaction costs and, in some cases, avert serious consequences.

Our Awards:

  • SSQ Thomson Reuters ALB China Law Awards 2017 – Tax (nominated) by SSQ Thomson Reuters ALB
  • Tax Law Firm of the Year (Shortlisted) (2019) by Thomson Reuters ALB
  • Leading Law Firm for Tax in China: Foreign Firms (2018, 2019) by Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • China Business Law Awards – Taxation (2019) by China Business Law Awards
  • Tax Law Firm of the Year (Shortlisted) (2017, 2018) by China Law & Practice Awards
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07/04/2016
PRC VAT Re­form Will Be Ex­pan­ded to Cov­er All In­dus­tries
China In­sight - Tax
29/04/2016
Chinese Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - April 2016
China In­sight - Tax
26/05/2016
Chinese Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - May 2016
China In­sight - Tax

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08/05/2018
Green­field In­vest­ments in CEE 2018
29/05/2019
Chinese Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - May 2019
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: An­nounce­ment [2019] No. 64, jointly re­leased by the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion (“SAT”) and the Min­istry of Fin­ance (“MoF”) An­nounce­ment [2019] No.
30/04/2019
Chinese Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date April 2019
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: De­duc­tion of poverty al­le­vi­ation dona­tion for Cor­por­ate In­come Tax ("CIT”) pur­poses Pi­lot tax policy for CDRs is­sued by in­nov­at­ive en­ter­prises in China Please click here to read the.
01/02/2019
China Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - Janu­ary 2019
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: PRC Pres­id­ent Or­der No. 19 PRC Pres­id­ent Or­der No. 18 SAT An­nounce­ment [2019] No. 1 PRC Pres­id­ent Or­der No. 23 Please click here to read the full ver­sion of the art­icle.
28/01/2019
New In­di­vidu­al In­come Tax Rules of the People's Re­pub­lic of China...
China has im­ple­men­ted a re­form of the In­di­vidu­al In­come Tax (“IIT”) aim­ing at re­du­cing the tax bur­den of in­di­vidu­al tax­pay­ers. On 1st Janu­ary 2019, the new PRC IIT Law as­so­ci­ated with its de­tailed im­ple­ment­a­tion rules as well as a series of sup­ple­ment­ary IIT.
08/01/2019
Em­ploy­er’s ob­lig­a­tions in em­ploy­ees’ spe­cial ad­di­tion­al de­duc­tions...
Un­der the PRC In­di­vidu­al In­come Tax Law, the em­ploy­er is the with­hold­ing agent for in­di­vidu­al in­come tax for the re­mu­ner­a­tion of the em­ploy­ees which have been paid by the em­ploy­er. Ac­cord­ing to the PRC In­di­vidu­al In­come Tax Law which was amended and be­came.
24/12/2018
China Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - Decem­ber 2018
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: Cai­guanshui [2018] No. 49, jointly re­leased by the Min­istry of Fin­ance, the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion and the Gen­er­al Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Cus­toms Caishui [2018] No.
20/12/2018
In­di­vidu­al in­come tax de­fer­ral policy trialed in China
The Chinese gov­ern­ment makes ef­forts on re­du­cing the tax bur­den of em­ploy­ees. One of the meas­ures is to make tri­al of the In­di­vidu­al In­come Tax (“IIT”) de­fer­ral policies in some areas by al­low­ing the em­ploy­ees to de­duct the ex­pendit­ures of pur­chas­ing com­mer­cial.
30/11/2018
China Tax reg­u­la­tion up­date: Novem­ber 2018
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: SAT An­nounce­ment [2018] No. 53 SAT An­nounce­ment [2018] No. 52 Caishui [2018] No. 120, jointly is­sued by the Min­istry of Fin­ance, the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion, the Min­istry.
30/10/2018
China Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - Oc­to­ber 2018
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: Caishui [2018] No. 99, jointly is­sued by the Min­istry of Fin­ance (“MoF”), the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion (“SAT”) and the Min­istry of Sci­ence and Tech­no­logy (“MST”) Caishui [2018].
01/10/2018
China Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - Septem­ber 2018
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: SAT An­nounce­ment [2018] No. 45: Sup­ple­ment­ary reg­u­la­tion of ex­ten­sion of valid­ity peri­od of tax loss of High New Tech­no­logy En­ter­prises (“HNTEs”) and Me­di­um- and Small-scale Sci­entif­ic and.
29/08/2018
China Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - Au­gust 2018
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: SAT An­nounce­ment [2018] No. 42: Cla­ri­fic­a­tion of VAT tax­a­tion of vari­ous tax­able activ­it­ies SAT An­nounce­ment [2018] No. 43: Sup­ple­ment­ary reg­u­la­tion for pref­er­en­tial tax­a­tion policy on.