China Salary & Tax Calculator


Employment License

Usually an Employment License (applied by the employer) must be obtained before entering China.

Social Security Charges

Each local authority in China can set their own Social Security contribution rates.


Expatriates are not required to pay social security contributions.

Employed Solution

Other Deductions 25%
Management Fee 5%
Retained Income 70%

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Open to all nationals and those who want continuous employment. Expatriates will need to be granted a work permit to take up employment. As shown in the chart, expatriates should be able to retain approx. 70% of their emoluments.