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Branches of Guangzhou FIE
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Concept of Branches of Guangzhou FIE


A Branch office f Guangzhou Foreign Invested Enterprise (FIE) refers to a branch company engaged in business activities in its own name, established by Guangzhou Foreign Invested Enterprise (head office) in the place where is outside its registered address.


Advantages of Branch Office Registration


1. Branch ease of management and financial accounting system requirements are relatively simple

2. Cost of branch office maybe less than that of subsidiary.

3. Branch is not an independent legal entity, only turnover tax should be paid in the locality; Profits will be mergers to that of parent company. In the early stage of operation, branch offices are often at a loss, but the losses can be offset against corporation profits, reduce the tax burden;

4. Branch profits are usually delivered to the Corporation not subject to withholding tax

5. Because ownership change is not involved in the capital transfer between branch office and head office, no tax should be undertaken.


Features of Branches of Guangzhou Foreign Invested Enterprises


1. Establishment of a branch of Guangzhou Foreign Invested Enterprise indicates the extension and development of production and operation of enterprise activities. In order to maintain the health development of Foreign Invested Enterprise, Countries require all the register capital should be paid up of Guangzhou Foreign Invested Enterprise which sets up a branch office.

2. A Branch company does not have independent articles of association or board of directors.

4. A Branch office does not have the status of enterprise legal persons and the civil liabilities thereof shall be borne by the company. Head office should be responsible for a branch to the extent of all its property.


Business Scope


Business Scope of Branches of Guangzhou FIE should not go beyond that of its parent company or head company


Documents Required for Branch Office Registration


1. Approval documents issued by the approval authority

2. Articles of association signed by the legal representative
3. Operation site using certificate: 2x original leasing contracts, 2x copies of house property certificate and 2x landlord identification documents. (The lessee should be acted by chief representative, or under the name of company. The area is required no less than 30 ㎡ and for commercial use only with more than one year's rent and the lease should be endorsed by local Housing Management Authority.

4. "The establishment registration application form for a branch of a foreign invested enterprises" signed by legal representative
5. Photocopy of the duplicate of business license for the company (stamped with company seal)

6. Copy of Organization Code Certificate (duplicate)

7. Copy of National Tax Certificate (duplicate)

8 Copy of Local Tax Certificate (duplicate)

9. Photocopies of documents of appointment and identification issued by the company for the responsible person of the branch
10. Pre-approval documents
11. Other relevant documents


Working Time Needed


The whole procedure will be finished within 25-30 working days (the time is calculated from all the required documents are already)


Our Service


1. Business License of Branches of Guangzhou Foreign Invested Enterprises

2. Having a corporate seal engraved by the public security authorities

3. Seal Carving Registration card

4. Organization Code Certificate 

5. Digital Certificate of Organization Code Certificate

6. National Tax and Local Tax Certificates

7. Foreign Exchange Registration Certificate

8. Assist bank opening, but not including the bank charges

9. Three stamps (company stamp, financial stamp and personal stamp of general partner)

All the certificates above include original one and duplicate one.


General Tax Information


All enterprises are required to report to the Tax Administration Department monthly, quarterly and annually. ZANYA provides accounting services for our clients; you are welcome to contact us for more information.


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