Hire & Manage Teams in China.

➔ Employer of Record: Find, hire and manage the right talents in China without a local entity.

➔ PEO, Payroll & Benefits: Outsource your payroll & benefits compliance tasks to us.

Outsource your HR to the best HR firm in China

Employer of Record

PEO, Payroll & Benefits

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Why HROne

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  • 20.6% of our staff are HR legal advisors & attorneys.
  • 0.18% of our clients have had employment related lawsuits/arbitrations. 0 lost cases.
  • Fully licensed EOR, Payroll & recruitment provider in China.


  • Quality management: ISO 9001 certified.
  • Secured data: ISO 27001 certified.
  • Top B2B company in China as rated by Clutch (2021 & 2022) 


  • 100% Bilingual service team with international work/education background.
  • Multi-lingual: English, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, French


  • Our In-house technology team empowers clients with security & convenience.
  •  HROne online portal: 
    • In-house payroll system. 
    • In-house accounting system. 
    • In-house task management system.
  • Free access to our officially CPC recognized e-signature platform, BestSign

What our Clients Say

“HROne is exceptionally professional and supportive, they understand the needs and requirements of global companies. They have the experience to deal with different scenarios experienced by companies entering China.”
Linyuan Gan
Stefanini Country Manager
“HROne is a great service organization that stays true to its company culture. They are always prompt and friendly when assisting clients. After years of cooperation with HROne, we are totally satisfied with their services.”
Enea Colombo
Icona General Mannager
“HROne has provided us with efficient, personalized account services for over a decade, since our company set foot in China. It has been a suitable organization, providing quality HR services customized to our needs.”
Paloma Meng
Hostelworld General Manager

Frequently Asked Questions

In many countries, PEO and EOR are the same thing and can be interchanged. However in countries such as China and the USA, PEO and EOR refer to different services:

With Employer of Record (EOR), the service provider takes on the responsibility & liability of the employer since the client does not have a legal entity in the country of interest.

With Professional Employment Organization (PEO), the service provider manages hiring, employment and payroll, but does not take on the responsibility or liability of the employer since the client has a legal entity in the country of interest.

The following holidays are mandatory holidays. Workers are entitled to overtime pay rates for work during these holidays.

  • New Years Day – Jan 1 
  • Chinese New Year – Feb 1
  • Qingming Festival – Apr 5
  • Labour Day – May 1
  • Dragon Boat Festival – Jun 3 – 5
  • Mid-Autumn Festival – Sep 10 – 12
  • Golden Week – Oct 1 – 7

Employees in China are entitled to annual leave days based on their work experience.

After working for their employer for 1 year. Employees who have worked less than 10 years are entitled to 5 days paid annual leave.

Employees who have between 10 and 20 years of experience are entitled to 10 days paid annual leave.

Employees with over 20 years of experience are entitled to 15 days of paid annal leave.

The 13th month bonus in China refers to a bonus equal to one month’s salary that is usually paid at the onset of Chinese New Year.

This 13th month bonus is not mandatory unless explicitly stated in the labor contract upon signing. A 13th month bonus depends on the company’s performance as well as the employee’s performance.

It is possible for employees to receive an even higher bonus (14th or even 15th month bonus) depending on these factors.

Payroll & mandatory benefits are included in our China Employer of Record and our PEO services.

As the legally responsible company for our EOR client’s employees in China, we need to cover notice periods & possible severance fees in the instance that a client defaults on a payment or simply disappears. This is a rare and unfortunate scenario, but this is how we avoid such a situation.

The deposit is returned after the client’s employee(s) is off-boarded and the certificate of termination is issued. This marks the end of the EOR service.

Accordion Content

Using an Employer of Record/PEO service is often regarded as the modern approach to expanding into China. As long as you do not need to invoice in China, this is a perfect solution for foreign SMEs that want to start their business here. With an employer of record, you can legally hire and manager your team in China, avoiding the time and money required to set up a company.

HROne, the Employer of Record, is legally responsible for your staff during their term of employment in China.

You don’t! We manage the calculation, declaration, and submission of personnel income taxes to local government authorities on behalf of you and your staff.

Yes. Chinese labor laws require employers to issue a 30 day termination notice and pay a severance fee of 1 month’s salary per year the employee has worked at the company. If the employee has worked for more than 6 months, but less than a year then the employee should receive a fraction of a month salary proportional to his employment time as severance.

We can hire a local Chinese employee in as little as one day!

Your staff members can be employed and located anywhere in China. Their employment status will be recorded by the local bureau according to their location.

Not necessarily. Staff members can work remotely from home or another location. However, we offer office space rentals upon request.

Yes, our Employer of Record solution can be used to hire both local and foreign staff.

HROne is the legally responsible employer for your employees in China. We are legally obliged to follow mandatory benefits compliance. Since our inception in 2005, we do not have any negative record in the Chinese government system regarding non-compliant contributions.

Individual income taxes In China are based on a progressive tax brackets rate:

BracketAnnual Taxable Income (RMB)Tax Rate (%)Quick Deduction
1No more than 36,00030
2Between 36,000 and 144,000102,520
3Between 144,000 and 300,0002016,920
4Between 300,000 and 420,0002531,920
5Between 420,000 and 660,0003052,920
6Between 660,000 and 960,0003585,920
7More than 960,00045181,920

Social benefits in China are divided into two categories:

  • Five mandatory social insurances – These include pension insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, work-related injury insurance, and maternity insurance.
  • Housing fund – The purpose of this is to allow employees to save money to buy a house in China.
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