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Paying Foreign Employees in China: Individual Income Tax

In this article, we explore how individual income tax is calculated for foreign employees. The rules differ slightly from those for local nationals, and depend in large part on how much time one has spent in the country.

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Golden Week Travel, Expenditure Reach New Heights – China Market Watch

This week, we review domestic and international tourism statistics recorded during the Golden Week festival, as well as retail sales figures from the annual holiday.

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Coworking Spaces in China: No Longer Just for Tech Startups

While the sharing economy has taken off globally, it has gripped China in particular. Now, coworking spaces - shareable work and office environments - are in the spotlight.

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China’s Free Trade Agreements in South Asia

China is steadily laying the groundwork for its ambitious 'One Belt, One Road' (OBOR) program. Here, we outline the status of China's proposed free trade agreements with a variety of South Asian countries.

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A Complete Guide to 2017 Minimum Wage Levels Across China

Labor costs in China continue to rise - 17 regions have increased their minimum wages so far in 2017. In this article, we present minimum wage levels across China, and discuss changes to wages in 2017.

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New Balance Wins Landmark Trademark Case – A New Dawn for IPR in China?

The recent ruling by a Chinese court in a trademark infringement dispute concerning New Balance's logo marks a watershed moment in China's intellectual property rights regime. Here, we look at the implications of the ruling for foreign investors in China.

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US Asks China Not to Implement Cybersecurity Law, NEV Production Quotas Released – China Regulatory Brief

In this week's China Regulatory Brief, the US asks China not to implement the Cybersecurity Law, new NEV production quotas for automakers, and shorter visas for Indian nationals.

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China as a Payroll Processing Center for MNCs in Asia

As Asia's largest economy, China has an established history of serving as the main operational center for many multinational companies' operations in Asia. Now, China is emerging as the leading hub for HR and payroll processing services across Asia.

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How to Apply for VAT General Taxpayer Status in China

Acquiring VAT general taxpayer status is essential for companies in China to benefit from the VAT reform's tax reductions. In this article, we outline the criteria for acquiring VAT general taxpayer status, and how to apply with government authorities.

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Selling to China Without a Physical Presence: How to Open an Online Shop on Tmall Global

In this article, we walk you through the eligibility requirements and application procedures for setting up an online shop on Tmall Global, which allows international brands and retailers to sell directly to Chinese consumers without having a physical presence in China.

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