China Briefing Releases ‘The China Tax Guide: Tax, Accounting & Audit (Sixth Edition)’

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May 13 – China Briefing, in cooperation with its parent company Dezan Shira & Associates, has just released the sixth edition of The China Tax Guide: Tax, Accounting & Audit. Taxation permeates business transactions in China, and a strong understanding of tax liabilities enables foreign investors to maximize the tax efficiency of their foreign investment while ensuring full compliance with all tax laws and regulations. This guide overviews taxes for businesses and individuals, and discusses accounting and audit in the China business context.

This concise, detailed, yet pragmatic guide is ideal for CFOs, compliance officers and heads of accounting who need to be able to navigate the complex tax and accounting landscape in China in order to effectively manage and strategically plan their China operations.

This guide covers the following topics:

  • China’s Tax System
  • China’s Business Taxes
  • Individual Income Tax
  • Accounting, Audit and Compliance
  • International Taxation

Within these topics, we discuss China’s tax laws and administration, corporate income tax, withholding tax, value-added tax and individual income tax calculation and applicability. We also cover annual compliance requirements, profits/dividends repatriation and financial due diligence. In the international taxation context, we address anti-avoidance, transfer pricing and double tax treaties.

Now in its sixth edition, this popular and easy to understand guidebook will be of practical use to all executives involved in handling company finances concerning China, including:

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Accounting Managers
  • Tax Specialists
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Legal Counsel
  • Audit Managers
  • Import-Export Managers

Professor Paul Gillis of the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University has selected Asia Briefing’s China Tax Guide as a textbook for his MBA course on Tax Planning and Tax Accounting. Asia Briefing is proud to provide complimentary copies to support one of China’s strongest MBA programs.

The China Tax Guide: Tax, Accounting & Audit (Sixth Edition) is out now and immediately available as a PDF download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore.

*Those who purchase this edition of the China Tax Guide are entitled to a 20% discount on the China Briefing Magazine, Asia Briefing Magazine, India Briefing Magazine and Vietnam Briefing Magazine annual subscription. Please email for details.

Dezan Shira & Associates is a specialist foreign direct investment practice, providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence and financial review services to multinationals investing in emerging Asia. Since its establishment in 1992, the firm has grown into one of Asia’s most versatile full-service consultancies with operational offices across China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Vietnam as well as liaison offices in Italy and the United States.

For further details or to contact the firm, please email, visit, or download the company brochure.

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