Washington International Law Journal


This Article explains how easy it is to become liable to People's Republic of China ("PRC") income tax, and examines the PRC transfer pricing rules. It compares China's tax regime to that of the United States and Japan, focusing both on China's domestic tax law and its treaty obligations. The purpose of this comparison is to illuminate the inter-related tax rules between China and the United States, and China and Japan. The Article also explains how China has modernized its tax system in line with its economic liberalization, and points out areas of uncertainty regarding China's rules on tax liability and transfer pricing.

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