Author Archives: EHK

Do you need a Hong Kong resident as a Director in a Limited Company

When setting up a new Hong Kong Limited Company, you can be a sole Director. There is no requirement to have a Hong Kong permanent resident as a Director in the Company. However, you do need a permanent resident to … Continue reading

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Hong Kong visit visa for Indians

Indian passport holders get 14 days visa free on entry to Hong Kong. If you want to stay longer, an application has to be made to the Hong Kong Immigration Department or via your nearest Chinese’s Embassy Hong Kong section. … Continue reading

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Capital investment CIES changes effective October 2010

The Government has announced that as of the 14th October 2010 the threshold for investment under CIES has been raised to $10 million Hong Kong dollars. Furthermore, real estate is temporarily been suspended as a permissible asset under the scheme. … Continue reading

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Will I pay tax on my apartment rent if it’s paid by my employer?

  Yes you will, but despite what the Inland Revenue rules say about taxing you 10% of the (RV) Rateable Value. In reality it will be 10% of your gross annual salary as the system favours the tax pay payer. … Continue reading

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QMAS got enough points?

There seems to be a popular misconseption out there. Do not assume that because you have enough points Hong Kong immigration is going to give you the visa. Having enough points is just the beginning of the process. It’s quota … Continue reading

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Contractors working in Hong Kong?

Situations arise when an overseas company has been awarded a contract by a Hong Kong organisation, but the overseas company has no HK office or affiliated partner. Without exception all potential visa holders that are considered resident need a sponsor. The … Continue reading

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Can a China Rep’ Office provide goods and services?

The Rep Office is to keep the appearance of the Hong Kong company and can do the sales and market and liaison  BUT cannot enter into the sales contract under the Representative Office’s name.  The (legal) party  in the contract MUST … Continue reading

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Apply for Hong Kong Visa in China

We’re getting quite a lot of people asking how to apply for a Hong Kong visit or business visa from China.  Firstly you need a Hong Kong resident to act as your sponsor, complete the two application forms ID1003A & … Continue reading

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