erroneous tax residency - HKWJ Tax Law

Erroneous Tax Residency Risks

Due to global implementation of common reporting standard (CRS) and automatic exchange of information (“AEOI”), financial institutions (“FIs”) are required to conduct due diligence on tax residency certificate holders to ascertain their tax residency, and accordingly whether certain information of the financial accounts of the account holders is required to be exchanged to foreign tax […]

Mainland China income tax - HKWJ Tax Law

Mainland China Individual Income Tax Reform

The Individual Income Tax Law (‘IIT Law’) of Mainland China was introduced in 1980 and has been amended 6 times since. On 31 August 2018, the Draft Amendment IIT Law, which was released for public feedback on 29 June 2018, was approved by the National People’s Congress (‘NPC’) of the People’s Republic of China (‘PRC’). […]

Mainland China income tax - HKWJ Tax Law

Mainland China Individual Income Tax for Foreigners

As a result of an increase of foreign investments in Mainland China and a strong demand for foreign talents by local Mainland Chinese companies, many foreigners are working nowadays either permanently or temporarily in Mainland China. These foreigners are advised to plan ahead or revise their employment/assignment arrangements in Mainland China and also their remuneration […]