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Changes to tax residency guidelines mean that many Chinese employees based in Hong Kong now need to declare their Hong Kong income and pay taxes on it in mainland China.

In response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, some countries such as Saudi Arabia are introducing changes to VAT rates.

Despite the UK formally leaving the EU last month, the impact of Brexit on social security liabilities is still unclear.

New South African tax reforms come into effect on 1 March 2020 and could have a major impact on assignees.

Ahead of Brexit, we have outlined and explained the key issues that global mobility professionals will need to consider before the UK leaves the European Union.

Tax equalisation allows employees on assignment to effectively pay the same amount of tax they would have if they had remained at home. This figure is known as 'hypotax'.

Using key figures from ECA's tax reports and calculators for over 100 countries, this free white paper provides insight into relative tax and social security liabilities in major expatriate destinations worldwide.

It has been a busy time at ECA with our teams analysing and publishing all the data collected from recent surveys - here's a summary highlighting the latest data updates and what else is new!

Amid ongoing tax reform in China, we look at what impact these changes will have on assignees and expatriate workers.

Many countries offer expatriate tax concessions in order to attract highly skilled assignees and encourage foreign investment. However there are various forms of expatriate concessions, with differing criteria.