Human Resources and Payroll in China 2022 – New Publication from China Briefing

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Human Resources and Payroll in China 2022 (9th Edition), the latest publication from China Briefing and Dezan Shira & Associates, is out now and available for download through the Asia Briefing Publication Store.

Why this guide matters

A firm understanding of China’s laws and regulations related to human resources and payroll management is absolutely necessary for foreign businesses in China. This special edition of HR and Payroll, updated for 2022, navigates China’s newest laws and regulations related to HR and payroll management – essential information for foreign investors looking to establish or already running a foreign-invested entity in China. Among other updates, we have added a new section introducing the latest privacy and personal information protection requirements in human resources management, which is becoming increasingly important in China.

Human Resources & Payroll in China 2022 (9th Edition) covers the following:

  • Hiring Staff
  • Staff Administration and Payroll
  • Terminating Employees
  • Employing Foreign Workers
  • Privacy and Data Protection

Within these chapters, we discuss a range of different topics that affect HR and payroll in China, including labor contracts, labor dispatch and outsourcing, mandatory leaves, social insurances and housing fund, payroll processing and tax calculation, termination and severance. We have also added a new section introducing the latest privacy and personal information protection requirements in human resources management, which is becoming increasingly important in China.

This guide was created in February 2022 with the latest information available at the time. It was written in consultation with Dezan Shira & Associates, 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.


About Us

China Briefing is written and produced by Dezan Shira & Associates. The practice assists foreign investors into China and has done so since 1992 through offices in Beijing, Tianjin, Dalian, Qingdao, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong. Please contact the firm for assistance in China at china@dezshira.com.

Dezan Shira & Associates has offices in Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, United States, Germany, Italy, India, and Russia, in addition to our trade research facilities along the Belt & Road Initiative. We also have partner firms assisting foreign investors in The Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh.