Tax seminar in Shenzhen: Introduction to private taxation & new Franco-Chinese tax convention

​Mazars and DS Avocats will jointly organize a conference on private taxation & new Franco-Chinese tax convention on Monday, May 18th 2015, between 4.30pm and 6pm, in Grand Mercure Shenzhen Oriental Ginza, Shenzhen.​

Benoît STOS, Managing Partner of Mazars Guangzhou office, and Vivian DESMONTS in charge of the lawyer firm DS Avocats, will make a general introduction to private taxation practicable in China and all advantages of this new convention ratified by France and Chine, practicable since January 1st 2015.



‣ Who is concerned by personal income tax in China? What are the risks? What about social security contributions for foreigners? Which costs optimizations are doable?
‣ The new Franco-Chinese tax convention impact from January 1st 2015: Case study on main advantages:


  1. Reduction of withholding tax on dividends payment;
  2. Worksite or projects taxation in Chine overtaking 1836 days (steady establishment).

About the speakers

Benoît STOS, Managing Partner, opened the Mazars office in Canton in 2006. The Mazars Group, which is developing audit, accounting and tax activities, gathers 14,000 employers, located in 73 different countries. Benoît carries out audit, due diligence and certified accounting missions for European and American companies based in China.

Vivian DESMONTS, Attorney at law, opened the Canton DS Avocats office in 2004. DS Avocats is a French law firm gathering over 200 lawyers practicing in 18 different offices worldwide, especially in China, Vietnam, India and Singapore. Vivian gives SMEs and European companies advice in terms of corporate law, commercial law, work law and tax law.



Date & Time

Monday, May 18th 2015
4.30 pm. - 6.00 pm.


Grand Mercure Shenzhen Oriental Ginza, 
Zhuzilin, Shennan Boulevard, Futian District, Shenzhen 
中国深圳市福田区深南大道竹子林 邮编 518040                     


Please go to CCIFC website for registration.

Registration deadline: 
Tuesday 15th 2015, 5.00 pm