In addition to the growing complexity of the tax legislation, tax rules are often not applied consistently throughout the country, which may trigger varied practices in different regions. Tax considerations have become a key factor in the decision-making when companies invest in China. With solid knowledge and experience, tax lawyers at DS provide high quality advice on the taxation of investment projects, mergers and acquisitions, profit repatriations and various agreements and licenses. They also advise on the taxation of personal income.
With the support of lawyers based in other foreign offices or specialized correspondent firms, DS analyses and advises on cross-border transactions and flows.
DS also has experience with the problems encountered by its clients with the Chinese customs authorities or in relation to optimization projects for regional conventions entered into between China and the ASEAN countries, and it deals with negotiations with the tax and customs authorities.