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[China] How the Tax System is Organised [China] How the Tax System is Organised

Because China has an idiosyncratic business environment, which is significantly different to Europe or North America, business leaders need to...
06 Aug 2020

[Philippines] New Economic Zones to Attract Foreign Investment [Philippines] New Economic Zones to Attract Foreign Investment

In June 2020, the Philippines announced the approval of 12 new economic zones, which will be managed by the Philippine...
04 Aug 2020

[India] Conducting due diligence: a short guide for foreign investors [India] Conducting due diligence: a short guide for foreign investors

Due diligence refers to the analysis done by investors before an acquisition, investment, or a partnership in order to identify...
31 Jul 2020

How to make your international payroll process more effective How to make your international payroll process more effective

Businesses around the globe were thrown into a reactionary tailspin this past spring, dusting off dated business continuity plans or...
29 Jul 2020

[China] What are company chops and how are they used? [China] What are company chops and how are they used?

In China, company chops are mandatory for doing business and replace signatures as used in Western countries. China Briefing explains the different...
29 Jul 2020

[Indonesia] New criteria for foreign digital service providers to collect VAT [Indonesia] New criteria for foreign digital service providers to collect VAT

According to Reg 12/2020, a digital service provider is appointed as a ‘VAT collector’ by the Ministry of Finance if they...
24 Jul 2020

[Nigeria] The economic impact of COVID-19 [Nigeria] The economic impact of COVID-19

The Nigerian economy is expected to shrink by 3.4 per cent, compared with an expected decrease of 5.9 per cent...
20 Jul 2020