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Author Topic: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01  (Read 8773 times)

xwarrior

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2012, 04:39:54 PM »
No different than what I posted at the top of this thread months ago. Plus I included an XLS there. Go back and have a look.

No different?

Weeeell ... I did have a look ... and decided that there is enough difference in detail to make it worthwhile posting . . .

The biggest difference being, of course, that it confirms the situation as at January, 2012.

I did not suggest that this supercedes your work and I apologise for not having an XLS.

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2012, 01:40:10 AM »
xls is a spreadsheet file type, most commonly associated with Microsoft Excel, if you want to look at that file, just open it with Excel (or similar e.g. LibreOffice, WPS, etc.)

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2012, 02:10:19 AM »
xls is a spreadsheet file type, most commonly associated with Microsoft Excel, if you want to look at that file, just open it with Excel (or similar e.g. LibreOffice, WPS, etc.)

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Plus I included an XLS there
I was just having a crack at old34 for his 'my post is better than your post' response.

PS I did not think a topic like Taxation could be so controversial  mmmmmmmmmm
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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2012, 10:28:42 AM »
I "see it" now. Referring to spreadsheets as "XLS's" threw off my sarcasm detector.

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2012, 03:19:39 AM »
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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2012, 02:17:23 PM »
One of the joys of living in China has been that I did not have to give much thought (if any) to taxes. The times are changing, however, and I am starting to take more interest in how taxes in China impact on 'Foreign Experts.' So, I have some questions:

1. In certain circumstances a foreigner is obliged to file a Tax Return.

   Question: Has anyone in the Saloon filed a Tax Return in China?

2. There is lot of information in this thread about how to pay less ITT in China. There is also other information (mentioned in old34's post) at:
 http://www.szds.gov.cn/portal/site/site/portal/szds/englishcontent.jsp[contentId=1424][categoryId=3730][siteName=szds][categoryCode=001004017013]

   Question: Has anyone claimed on expenses in order to reduce their income tax?

   Question: What are the advantages/disadvantages of trying to get an employer to set up       a system for reducing taxation?

Note: After reading the information given in the link above I am considering changing occuptions so that I do not have to pay any income tax.

"18、Individual income derived from soldering pan and boiler, silhouetting, shoe-shining, weighting, grubbing helosis, ghostwriting letters, keeping bicycles, castrating poultry, ferrying (immobile), knife-grinding, butchering, pick aback transport, amending umbrella, may be exempt from Individual Income Tax."

My vocation of choice is now, 'ferrying (immobile)'

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #21 on: January 29, 2012, 02:23:06 PM »
"grubbing helosis" sounds like an interesting career path to me ...!

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #22 on: October 11, 2012, 11:12:01 PM »
Small question: has anyone ever come across a personal tax record number whilst working in China?  Is it tied to your passport number or what?

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #23 on: October 12, 2012, 04:30:41 AM »
My experience has been that my passport number is used as the tax id number. When I go to the tax office to get a statement, that is the number used.

I was going to PM you to ask exactly what documents you took along with you when you did this but I think it might be useful for a few people.  Could you describe the process please, I assume it is more complex than just rocking up with your passport.

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #24 on: October 12, 2012, 08:30:25 AM »
Thankfully, it's just the simple – go to the tax office with your passport and ask for an individual (个人) tax certificate. Each time I've had one printed there was no charge for the service. They print it and then stamp it for you.

 aoaoaoaoao

Seriously, that facial expression.  Thanks for the info.

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2012, 01:28:02 PM »
Mindfuck, /maɪndfʌk/, n.:Even crazier: I've never had to wait in line. Getting a tax certificate is probably my favorite form of interaction with government in China.

Fixed this for you.
« Last Edit: October 12, 2012, 01:37:27 PM by bobrage »

old34

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Re: INCOME Tax Rates - Eff. 11/09/01
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2013, 10:34:36 AM »
Nothing really new here, but a good, comprehensive article on various tax issues:

http://www.china-briefing.com/news/2013/01/14/china-expat-tax-filing-and-declarations-for-2012-income.html
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad. - B. O'Driscoll.
TIC is knowing that, in China, your fruit salad WILL come with cherry tomatoes AND all slathered in mayo. - old34.