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Alliotts’ dedicated China Desk provides compliance, business advisory, taxation and consultancy services for businesses and individuals from China, Hong Kong and most other regional business locations.
Our extensive portfolio includes UK subsidiaries of major Chinese state owned companies, and Chinese owner managed UK companies. We also specialise in working with Chinese high net worth individuals investing the UK.
Alliotts are founder members of Alliott Global Alliance, an international alliance that includes five offices in China and enables us to offer you a joined-up service between the UK and China. This also means we can help Chinese business expand into Europe.
All of our Chinese accountants are native Mandarin and Cantonese speakers and more importantly have experience of both Chinese and UK business cultures. The team is headed up by Jon Luk, a partner who has successfully delivered tax advice and audit and accounting services to Chinese owned businesses and high net worth individuals for over 35 years. To help deliver a continuous service to you, we work with legal and banking professionals all of whom have similar expertise in the Chinese sector. Our range of services is designed to meet the needs of Chinese businesses and the UK subsidiaries of Chinese companies and includes:
Our Chinese accountants will provide the business advice and audit and accountancy services you need to ensure your UK company is compliant with UK and international rules, regulations and accounting standards.
We also offer more specialist services depending where you are in the business cycle, from the formation of a new UK entity through to providing the additional services needed to support a Chinese business in the UK including payroll and management reporting.
We offer you both company and personal tax advice. This includes not only strategic tax planning (UK and international) for your business but also personal tax planning for you and advice as to how to become more tax efficient.
We provide tax planning advice to individuals before they come to the UK, as well as once they have arrived. This means that we can help you structure your affairs in the most tax efficient way and we will continue to support you by advising you on investment and tax strategies.
If you are looking to raise finance for a new venture, wish to expand by buying a business, sell an existing business or would like to undertake due diligence ahead of a sale or purchase, Alliotts’ Chinese accountants have the experience you need to maximise your investment.
Alliotts are proud to be a member China Chamber of Commerce in the UK.
“I am delighted to provide a positive testimonial for the auditing service we recently engaged with Alliotts Team. The professionalism, expertise, commitment and swift responses truly impressed me throughout the entire engagement and audit process.”
UK finance manager of a state-owned company in China
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As head of Alliotts’ China Team Jon specialises in helping businesses to set up and do business in the UK. His in depth knowledge of the UK tax system and the statutory requirements for setting up a company means that his clients can be confident that they are compliant and that their businesses are structured tax effectively. Jon also provides tax advice to high net worth individuals looking to invest in the UK. Clients are reassured by Jon’s understanding of the differences in business cultures and his ability to communicate fluently in Mandarin and Cantonese helps to alleviate any misunderstanding in cross border communications. Jon is also a member of our China Team.
Languages: Cantonese and Mandarin
With a wealth of experience in helping Chinese companies expand their business in the UK, Qi is a respected leader in Alliotts’ China Team. Fluent in both Chinese and English, she is known for effectively communicating with stakeholders and anticipating their needs. Qi’s strong client focus and proactive approach have earned her a reputation as a leader in the sector.
Wei is a qualified tax professional with over 7 years’ experience specialising in providing private client advisory and compliance services to UK and overseas based clients. Wei focuses on her passion assisting non-UK domiciled clients with residency and domicile matters, often in relation to investment in and immigration to the UK. Wei takes a collaborative approach to working with her clients’ other professional advisers, ensuring that her clients are operating well within the rules, whilst making their wealth work in a way that suits their needs.
Wei was awarded a Distinction from the University of Exeter when studying a Masters in Finance and Investment. She was awarded Dean’s Commendation for her outstanding achievements at the University of Exeter. She also holds a First-Class Honours Degree in Accountancy from the University of Stirling. Wei is also a member of our China Team.