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Interim Regulation for Supporting High-Growth "Gazelle" Companies

2012-06-20 10:25:41

1. Rent subsidyIf a domestic or foreign famous enterprise establishes new software or service-outsourcing firms in Xi'an Hi-tech Industries Development Zone, and the firms recruit 30 employees or above in a year (service-outsourcing firms should recruit 100 employees or above in a year), examined and approved by the Administrative Committee of Xi'an Hi-tech Industries Development Zone, those dwelling in the Park will enjoy three-year full-amount rent subsidies, and those in other properties enjoy rent subsidies of RMB 35 Yuan per square meter per month.
2. Rebate of individual income taxIf a domestic or foreign famous enterprise establishes new software or service-outsourcing firms in Xi'an Hi-tech Industries DevelopmentZone, and the firms recruit 30 employees or above in a year (service-outsourcing firms should recruit 100 employees or above in a year).
If the abovefirms recruit employees from non-software and non-service outsourcing firms, and their salaries are above RMB 70,000 Yuan per year (salary income), they will be given encouragementfor three years by the standard of 100% individual income taxes paid.
3. Subsidy for industrial activitiesIf the above firms take part in domestic and overseas famous industrial activities organized or confirmed by the Administrative Committee of Xi'an Hi-tech Industries Development Zone and the Park, they will be provided with the full amount of transportation fares or 50% of activity fees.
4. Export subsidyBased on the export amount (including custom export and Internet export), firms having export business shall enjoy an encouragement of RMB 0.2 Yuan for every US$ 1 dollar of newly increased export amount.
5. Communication subsidyFirms with export over US$ 300,000 dollar in the current year will enjoy a subsidy of 30% of the rent for international data special lines in the year. The subsidy for each firm shall not exceed RMB 300,000 Yuan each year.
6. Subsidy for enterprise mergerIf the above firms successfully merge the other ones in the same industry, and see income rises, they will enjoy an encouragement of 50% of their increased sales tax, value-added tax, and income tax retained by Xi'an Hi-tech Industries Development Zone.
7. Talent-hunting subsidyIf the firms have signed two-year and above labor contracts with (local) technical technicians or managers with an annual salary of RMB 150,000 Yuan and above, and the technicians or managers have formally worked for them for over half a year, they can apply for the talent-hunting subsidy. The actual amount is 50% of the expense on hunting the high-end talents, or RMB 50,000 Yuan at the maximum. The subsidy for each firm should not exceed RMB 300,000 Yuan each year.
8. Subsidy for overseas air ticketsIf the firms send their employees to work or study overseas for over 60 days, the employees can enjoy the subsidy of round-trip international ticket once every year. The upper limit of the subsidy is RMB 6,000 Yuan per person if the employees work or study in Asian countries, and that is RMB 10,000 Yuan per person if they go to countries out of Asia.
9. Subsidy for internal trainingIf the firms have signed two-year and above labor contracts with employees and the employees have worked for them for three months formally, the firms will be given the subsidy for internal training. The subsidy for an employee with undergraduate education and above is RMB 1,000 Yuan, and that for one with college education is RMB 500 Yuan.
10. Subsidy for apprenticesEach apprentice shall enjoy a subsidy of RMB 500 Yuan each month. The time limit of subsidy for undergraduates shall not exceed three months, and that for graduates not exceed six months. The number of subsidized employees shall not exceed 20% of the total number of employees in a firm.
11. Authentication subsidyIf the firms can pass Level three, four, five authentications of Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and eSourcing Capability Model for Service Providers (ESCM-SP), they will enjoy the subsidies of RMB 300,000 Yuan, RMB 400,000 Yuan, and RMB 500,000 Yuan separately.
If the firms obtain the authentications of People Capability Maturity Model (PCMM), information security management standard ISO27001/BS7799, IT service management ISO20000, Security Audit Standard 70 (SAS70), and Customer Operation Performance Center (COPC-2000), they will receive an encouragement of RMB 100,000 Yuan once for all.
12. Brand SubsidyFirms ranking top 100 in the domestic software industry or in IAOP service outsourcing industry shall receive an encouragement of RMB 1 million Yuan once for all.
13. Brand subsidiesDomestic software companies that enter the hundred or hundred IAOP 
service outsourcing enterprises will be given a onetime award of 1 million Yuan.