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New Regulations for Fapiaos

China’s State Administration of Taxation (SAT) has published new regulations for collecting fapiaos. Beginning from 1 July 2017, taxpayers need to provide their tax identification number (TIN) for obtaining a fapiao. Under the new regulation, more...

18 April 2017: When a C is not enough – China’s new point system for work visas

In October 2016, the Chinese government introduced a new system for issuing work visas to foreigners. According to the new procedure, applicants will now be ranked according to a 100-point system covering various criteria, such as education, age, la...

New E-License Procedure Announced

On March 10 2017, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce announced that China will digitize the registration and licensing process of new companies. This new procedure will help new enterprises start their business more quickly. Additiona...

China’s New Point System

On 9 September 2016, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs unveiled the reform of the current work permit system for foreigners living in China. The changes will merge the various regulations for foreign specialists with the application...

China Work Visa Calculator

On 9 September 2016, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs unveiled the reform of the current work permit system for foreigners living in China. The changes will merge the various regulations for foreign specialists with the application...

Li Keqiang‘s State of the Nation Speech 2017

The National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference annual joint meeting, the so-called Two Sessions or Lianghui takes place from the 5th to 15th March 2017 2017 in Beijing. We from ECOVIS Beijing would lik...

14. March 2017: When a C is not enough – China’s new point system for work visas

In October 2016, the Chinese government introduced a new system for issuing work visas to foreigners. According to the new procedure, applicants will now be ranked according to a 100-point system covering various criteria, such as education, age, la...

21 February 2017 Webinar: IIT & Social Security in China

  To complement our next seminar IIT & Social Security we will hold a webinar on 21 February 2017. It will focus on the newest tax regulations related to the individual income of expats, time apportionments, payroll and tax optimization st...

New grading system for labor protection in China

On 1 January 2017, a new Grading Evaluation of Compliance and Integrity of Enterprises’ Labor Protection has officially entered into effect. The new regulation was issued on July, 25 2016 by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS...

Chinese Government announces new measures to encourage FDI

On 30 December 2016, China’s National Reform and Development Commission (NRDC) announced 20 measures to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI). According to statements by the Ministry of Commerce made on 6 January 2017, the measures, whose det...