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Associate in Marketing and Business Development

We have been extremely successful: after a little more than five years, we have grown from 2 to over 50 professionals and therefore become one of the largest foreign tax and legal consulting firms for SMEs in Beijing/China. During this period we ha...
ECOVIS Beijing, Start-Up, China, Contest, U-Start

U-Start Finals

How do young entrepreneurs shape the future? The finale of the first ECOVIS Beijing startup contest, U-Start, offered a glimpse at the answer to this question. On 22 September 2016, six teams, two of them via video and skype, competed for 3 prizes, w...
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How to set up a WFOE in China – the six most important steps

When starting a business in China, many choices have to be made. One of the first tasks is to determine the entry strategy and decide on the legal structure. Do you want to enter China with a Joint Venture, a Representative Office, a Wholly Foreign O...
ECOVIS Beijing, Ecommerce, Breakfast seminar, SME,

9 August 2016 – Breakfast Seminar: E-Commerce

Tuesday, 9 August 2016    Our expert Jakob Loibl will give you an insight into China's booming E-commerce sector. It presents an attractive opportunity for European SMEs to access Chinese markets, allowing them to promote their goods ...
labor rights, legal advice, consulting, ECOVIS Beijing

Is spanking your employee legal in China?

  To many expats, Chinese forms of HR management often seem exotic and sometimes outright autocratic. When working and living in China, it is hard to ignore the daily morning roll calls of restaurant or barber shop staffs on the sidew...
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U-Start ECOVIS Start-Up Contest

              U -START 2016 Winners   ECOVIS START-UP CONTEST   (ECOVIS BEIJING ONE FIRM, ONE FAMILY)       1st Prize - DeFacto      COMPANY SET-UP WFOE setup...
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From Starbucks to the Skyline – 3 Years Ecovis Beijing

ECOVIS Beijing is celebrating its 3rd anniversary: Where we started, where we are now and where we are heading. In May 2012, Richard Hoffmann and Grace Shi founded ECOVIS Beijing, adding China’s capital to the world-wide network of offices under t...
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Cherry Picking, Paintball & BBQ – Company Outing 2015

To celebrate our 3rd anniversary our whole team sallied out to the north of Beijing to spend a day at Yanqi lake.  Cherry picking, paintball, zip-lining, go-karts, bumper cars and speed boats are just some of the activities our ECO...
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Update: Taxation on equity transfers in China

Mr. Jones wants to transfer his equity in Pharmaceutical Development Ltd. to Mr.  Meyer for the original value of 1 million RMB (even if the current assessment made by the tax authorities is 20 million RMB). Therefore he must provide the tax authorit...