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5th December, 2018
6:30pm – 9:30pm
The Beijing Capital Club

Understanding UK Tax and China Tax: A Guide for both UK Expatriates & Chinese Nationals living in UK or China

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Event Type: Seminar with drinks and networking reception

Date: Wednesday 5th December 2018

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Open for: All welcome

Cost: FREE

Register at : events@lehmanbrown.com

Venue: The Beijing Capital Club

Organiser: LehmanBrown and Bluestar AMG


The Capital Club, 50F Capital Mansion, 6 Xin Yuan Nan Road,
Chao Yang District, Beijing

Understanding your tax obligation in the UK and China as an expatriate living abroad is not always as straightforward as one might assume. LehmanBrown International Accountants in association with Bluestar AMG would like to invite you to attend a free seminar at the exclusive Beijing Capital Club to demystify and address the key tax issues affecting both UK and China nationals living in either the UK or China.

For the expatriates living in the People’s Republic of China, we will explain the current tax climate here in the PRC as well as addressing the UK tax system and its impact on British non domiciles. Within these areas, we will present best practice points for the NEW Individual Income Tax (IIT) law in China, and planning opportunities.

For UK nationals returning or Chinese or other nationals seeking to invest into the UK, the seminar will cover residency tests, when taxes become payable, what the taxes are on investments, and in particular UK tax linked with buying a property in the name of an individual, company or trust.


Mr. Russell Brown OBE, Managing Partner, LehmanBrown.

Russell is Founder and Managing Partner of LehmanBrown International Accountants, a China-focused accounting, taxation and business advisory firm with operations in Beijing, Hong Kong and five other offices across China, and affiliates in over 100 countries.

He currently acts as advisor to international companies entering the China market and to Chinese companies venturing abroad. He has advised in a wide range of industries and business situations in China and Hong Kong. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on taxation, accounting and doing business in and with China.

Russell is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in the UK and a
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He is also a Certified Global
Management Accountant.

Mr. Alastair Mc Quater, Partner, Buzzacott

Alastair is a partner at Buzzacott, an accounting firm formed in 1919, and heads the firm’s busi-ness tax team of more than 20 professionals. Alastair works with each of the firm’s specialist teams to provide tax strategy and planning services to a broad range of domestic and interna-tional, commercial and not for profit organisations and their owners.

Recent experience includes a large number of structuring projects for FCA regulated businesses, planning for professional practices, cross border tax planning for companies and LLPs, property tax planning for charities, pre-transaction tax planning for a range of corporate transactions and the negotiation of tax warranties and indemnities for inclusion in share sale agreements, to-gether with tax planning for a range of wealthy individuals.

Much of Alastair’s work involves creating commercial solutions for businesses and their owners, always keeping tax in mind while ensuring that the plans are practical. Typical work in this area includes business structuring, succession planning, acquisitions or disposals, share options and other employee incentives.

Alastair is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser