Author Archives: EHK

Looking for work in Hong Kong

We’re getting a lot of requests asking about working in Hong Kong. We’re not involved in recruitment, sending me a C.V. and asking me to find employment isn’t a service we provide. For a person that doesn’t have “Right of … Continue reading

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Using a Hong Kong ATM

If you find yourself in a queue and there are other lines with the same amount of people in them, try this simple exercise. Count how many local women are in the queue, the chances are they are doing more … Continue reading

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Work in Hong Kong

You need to find an employer who is prepared to offer you a job that is of a senior/managerial or requires specialist skills you may have that the employer is unable to find from the resident Hong Kong labour force. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong QMAS general points scheme

Under the general points scheme the current prevailing pass mark is 80 points and quota based. Simply having enough points doesn’t automatically mean you will progress to the next stage. Your skill set will also be expected “to enhance Hong … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Company with China Rep Office, 2 year rule

Hong Kong companies that want to have a representative office on the mainland need to be aware of the following. For setting up of Rep Office in China there is an increacing requirement that the HK company must have been … Continue reading

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Hong Kong or China business

There is the possibility that if you have a trading company for example in China, you could take advantage of Hong Kong’s tax rates by re-structuring your organisation. You could have a Hong Kong Limited Company that has a China Rep’ … Continue reading

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Hong Kong business profits tax

So how good is Hong Kong’s business profits tax rates, here is a quick list of what’s on offer. Incorporated 16.5%, unincorporated 15.0% Only profits sourced in Hong Kong are subject to tax No tax on capital gains or dividends. … Continue reading

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Who’s responsible for paying personal Hong Kong tax

It is your responsibility to pay personal tax. Individuals must declare all earnings from Hong Kong. Salary payments are paid gross and the tax year ends 31st March. There are tax allowances for single, married couples, children and other considerations. … Continue reading

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