According to various sources, effective June 6, 2022, certain categories of China-bound foreign travelers will not have to apply for a PU Letter.
The latest China travel restrictions, including flights to China, Chinese visas, China entry requirements during Covid, and current China quarantine rules.
We answer frequently asked questions on the payment of tax owed in China during the annual IIT settlement process for foreigners.
An Introduction to Doing Business in Hong Kong 2022, the latest publication from Dezan Shira & Associates, is out now.
We discuss smart recruitment strategies so enterprises can effectively navigate the shifts in work attitudes and job priorities.
This article offers an overview of childcare leave policy in China, summarizes its recent developments in China’s different regions, and explains how childcare leave will be implemented in practice.
We look at how enterprises in Shanghai can ready for work resumption by implementing specified measures and following protocol for epidemic control.
China eases travel requirements for for inbound overseas travelers by adjusting some of the pre-departure COVID-19 test policies.
As Gen Z workers appear to be at the center of the 'Great Resignation', we look at key workplace motivators that would make them successful hires.
In this article, we walk you through the official guidance in Shanghai on how to deal with some typical labor disputes during the pandemic and lockdown.
Beijing has announced a new private pension scheme to better serve the rapidly aging society, opening up new opportunities in the China pension market.
In this article, we explain China's permanent residence policies with a focus on the eligibility and application process in Guangdong province.
We offer a guide to the minimum wage levels in Mainland China and discuss how labor costs are affected by changes to the minimum wage levels.
Best practices and key guidelines regulating the management of employment relationships in China.
Guangzhou has announced new measures for handling foreigner's work permit applications. We explain key changes and new streamlined requirements.
China has implemented special additional deductions under the new IIT Law since 2019, while nursing expenses for children under 3 become deductible in 2022
An exclusive series focusing on the basics of employment in China and the UK, with introductory legal knowledge around employing foreigners in the two countries.
We provide practical insights based on a case study.
On the occasion of the 112th Women's Day anniversary, we put together this article discussing best practices to ensure a discrimination-free workplace in China.
This 9th Edition of Human Resources and Payroll in China, updated for 2022, covers key compliances related to HR, payroll, data security, and data privacy.
China trade unions may now be able to better protect the rights of gig workers. How has the law changed, and how do trade unions work in China?
Can Employers in China Unilaterally Request Employees to Use Paid Leaves during the Period of COVID-19 Prevention and Control?Jan 26
We discuss the issue using a case study and with references to existing laws and regulations.
We discuss how the 2022 Chinese New Year festival period could be impacted by COVID-related developments and how foreign businesses can prepare in advance.
China has extended individual income tax benefits for foreigners, such as on rental and education expenses, till the end of 2023.
We explain the preferential income tax treatment on annual bonus for some tax residents in China (including expatriate staff) - now extended to end of 2023.
China will extend preferential tax treatment for the annual one-time bonus until the end of 2023; it was set to expire end of 2021. We answer FAQs.
We answer the most frequently asked questions about the IIT subsidy application process in China's Greater Bay Area - updated for 2021.
Shanghai has decided to extend local extra maternity leave from 30 days to 60 days and begun offering childcare leave to couples with children under the age of three for the first time.
Guangzhou is considering implementing a new green card system that will make it easier for high-level talent to relocate and conduct business in the city.
We address frequently asked questions on the Personal Information Protection Law and compliance tips for companies doing business in and with China.