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China’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Regulatory Environment

China’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Regulatory Environment 1. Background Prior to 2017, China had the world’s largest cryptocurrency market—with 80% of bitcoin, the world’s leading digital coin, transactions conducted in yuan1. Despite clampdown...
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Ultimate VAT guide for selling through online marketplace in Germany – Part 1

Germany's liability regulations for online marketplaces In the past years, thousands of vendors that are selling on marketplaces like Amazon or eBay, many of which are from China are not paying their VAT on the sale of in EU. The EU estimates that...

Takeaways from China’s “Two sessions” in Beijing

A new Foreign Investment Law and VAT rate reductions are among the legal changes announced at this year's meeting Every year about this time the National People's Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference meet to make...

Webinar: 8 key points about China’s IIT Reform

We are pleased to invite you to join our next Ecovis Beijing webinar for an update on China’s latest Individual Income Tax (IIT). The webinar is scheduled at 10 am (German time) on the 14th of March. On December 2018, China published a number of r...

Tax Implications of a No-Deal Brexit

Brexit and its implications of a No-Deal Brexit have been on our minds since the UK voted leave in 2016. On March 12th of 2019, the British Parliament rejected once again the agreement prime minister Theresa May had negotiated with the EU. As the sch...

Webinar: Things e-commerce sellers need to know about German VAT

Webinar: Things e-commerce sellers need to know about German VAT Ten days left! The grace period for German VAT compliance for (non-EU) e-commerce sellers is ending!  On 1 August 2018, the German government endorsed a draft law of the "Act to pre...

Seminar on Social Security, Tax and Financial Planning for Expats in China

On the occasion of the entry into force of the new Income Tax Act in January 2019, the experts from Ecovis Beijing and Expatriate Care Consult GmbH will inform you about the best possible protection and planning in the areas of taxes, social secu...

Starting a business in Germany (3): Requirements for accounting and audit

Have you checked out the previous articles about German taxation regulations under our "Starting a business in Germany" series yet? If not, feel free to read more about German VAT and input tax, German trade tax and corporate tax. This time, to co...
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Starting a business in Germany (2): Trade tax and Corporate Income Tax

In our last article Starting a business in Germany (1): Vat and Input tax, we covered the key points of German VAT and Input tax with practical examples. Go check it out if you have not yet! Continuing with the second part on the topic of taxation...

Is your firm ready for 2019?

Now is the time to check if your firm is ready for 2019 General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) Compliance   Is your firm compliant with the European Union’s General Data Protection Rule (GDPR)? The GDPR extends its protection to data of all individu...