Preparing for New Individual Income Tax Policies on Foreign Income

Aug 7, 2020
Daisy Duan, Wang Yan, Chen Yijing and Sun Huanyu of King & Wood Mallesons discuss the newly announced individual tax policies and how it provides clarification on foreign income especially in relation to foreign tax credits, tax filing and cross-border secondments. They also provide suggestions on how to reduce compliance risk in light of the new tax policies

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On January 17, 2020, the PRC Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation jointly issued the Announcement on Individual Income Tax Policies Relating to Foreign Income (关于境外所得有关个人所得税政策的公告) (Announcement No.3), which further clarifies Chinese individual income tax (IIT) policies with respect to foreign income including the scope of foreign income, calculation of foreign tax credit, procedures on tax filing of foreign income and compliance requirements under cross-border secondment arrangement.

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