Headlines from China: Income Tax Rate For Chinese Celebrities Increased to 42%

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In light of the recent tax evasion scandals in the entertainment industry, Chinese authorities have set new income tax rate for celebrities effective on August 1. Read More

The 6 Female Instagram Stars Taking China By Storm

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For big fashion houses like Gucci, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent, female influencers are essential in the celebrity-driven luxury goods market. Read More

Fan Bingbing’s Tax Scandal Uneasy for Foreign Luxury Brands

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Tax evasion is a much more serious charge in China than in the West. As the gap between the rich and the poor widens in the country, the public’s tolerance for the tax evasion practice of a highly-paid figure like Fan is incredibly low. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing Banned from Travelling Abroad Amid Tax Evasion Investigation

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Recently, local police in Jiang Su province started investigations against top Chinese actress Fan Bingbing for alleged tax evasion and involvement in “Yin-Yang Contracts.” Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Dying to Survive’ Crosses $45.2 Million On Opening Day 

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Chinese comedy-drama film Dying to Survive opened on July 5 with 51% of screen share. As of 8 p.m. (Beijing Time), the film has earned over 300 million yuan ($45.2 million). Read More

China Movie Stars and The Two-Contract Problem

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Over the past couple weeks, the Chinese Internet has been abuzz with chatter about how Chinese movie stars allegedly underreport income via a dual-contract system in which only one contract is disclosed to the tax authorities. Read More

Headlines from China: Who Is to Blame for Low Screen Share?

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Chinese director Li Fei recently expressed dissatisfaction with  the distributor of his film "Fate Express" on social media. According to Li, the distributor was paid 4 million yuan ($0.62 million) to help the film get 10% of screen share. However, the film ended up getting only 3.1% on its opening day. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at 2018 Summer Movies in China 

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The overall quality of this year's summer films in China is thrilling. Imported Hollywood movies will hit the cinema in June, while in July and August, domestic films will overwhelmingly dominate the cinemas due to the annual summer blackout period. Read More

Headlines from China: How Celebrities Avoid Taxes in China

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As the recent tax evasion probe sparked by Fan Bingbing's contract leak makes the headlines, more strategies Chinese celebrities use to avoid high taxes are discussed in this article. Read More

Fan Bingbing’s Leaked Contract Breaks the Chinese Internet

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Actress’ studio says it may sue TV personality Cui Yongyuan for posting the private document. Read More