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In other words, when a permanent citizen of PRC is considered to be one who has a place of residence inside PRC, he has to bear the IIT liability subject to the income earned from the global scale.
For a permanent citizen of PRC, who bears the overseas passport or becomes the citizen of an overseas country, in considering his own individual income tax liability, he has been considered the same as an overseas expatriate.
DEFINITION OF THE FULL-YEAR RESIDENCE IN PRC
Within a calendar year, an expatriate residing in PRC greater than one year, is regarded as residing there for one whole year in PRC unless:
– The once-off departure from PRC has the duration longer than consecutive 30 days; or
– The accumulated departure days amounting to 90 or more days.
For one who has not habitually resided in PRC, but resided longer than 1 year, his income should be subject to IIT of PRC.
FOR EXPATRIATES RESIDING IN PRC LONGER THAN 5-YEAR
If an expatriate has resided in PRC longer than 5 years or above, his IIT liability is calculated based on his global income the same as a permanent citizen of PRC. As the expatriate resides in PRC persistently longer than 5 years, stepping into the 6th year, his annual GLOBAL income is taken into PRC’s IIT consideration.
IIT OBLIGATIONS TO EXPATRIATES OF R.O.
The chief representative (“CR”) of any representative office is not entitled to 90-day rule for non-PRC sourced income.
IIT OBLIGATIONS TO EXPATRIATES HIRED BY PE OF FIES
FIEs are liable to the CIT (corporate income tax) as they are regarded as having PE in PRC. If the salaries paid by the FIEs in PRC, no matter the length of their stay in PRC, the salaries payable to those expatriates are still liable to IIT obligations.
The tax benefits attributable to 90-day rules are applicable to the expatriates who have the “temporary visit to China” under the following conditions:
– the income sourced outside PRC;
– the paying entities is not the PRC entity.
The senior management is defined as:
– the general manager;
– the deputy general manager;
– the chief officers of other departments;
– chief supervisor; and other positions similar to the company’s management.
We can provide the tax planning services to the expatriate personnel (including directors and senior management) to reduce their IIT liabilities in PRC.
1.41 TAXABLE INCOME:
The following items are the examples of taxable income / benefits for foreign nationals working in PRC (“expatriates”):
1.42 STANDARD DEDUCTIONS:
1.43 INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX RATES AND CALCULATION FORMULA:
|Monthly Taxable Income after
standard deduction (RMB)
|Tax Rate (%)||Quick Reckoning
Tax payable = Taxable Income X Applicable Tax Rate Less Quick Reckoning Amount
1.44 IIT TAX PLANNING SERVICES RENDERED TO EXPATRIATES WORKING IN PRC
We can provide the tailor-made IIT tax planning services to such expatriates at the day one before they will start to work in PRC. Please contact us.
The Industrial and Commercial individual business unit is defined as the business unit which is engaged in the scope of business including industries, construction, transportation and logistics, food and beverage and mechanical repairs and services rendered and so on.
The tax is calculated based on annual basis, it is worked out when the annual turnover or total income of the business unit less the related costs and expenses incurred, and losses brought forwards to get the assessable amount.
In the light of the foregoing, IIT amount is calculated on annual basis and prepaid every month. The taxpayer has to pay each monthly tax prepayment within 7 days after the preceding month end.
The table of tax rates adopted subject to the profit and gain from their business of Industrial and commercial individual business unit is summarized as follows:
|Total yearly assessable amount (RMB)||Tax Rate (%)||Quick Reckoning
|Less than 5,000||5||0|
|Fall between 5,001 to 10,000||10||250|
|Fall between 10,001 to 30,000||20||1,250|
|Fall between 30,001 to 50,000||30||4,250|