Syahirah Aiman Abbas
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Syahirah Aiman Abbas

Syahirah Aiman Abbas is a writer and translator who loves languages. After learning Malay, English, Arabic, Indonesian and French, now she is on to Turkish!

A collection of 42 posts

Cost of Living as a Foreign Business Owner in Hong Kong

You’ve decided on setting up your company’s base in Hong Kong. The next step then would be to find out how much it costs to live there before you make the jump.

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The Cost of Living as a Foreign Business Owner in Singapore

When choosing Singapore as a base to run your business is the cost of living, you need to consider the cost of living.

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Cryptocurrency: What Does It Mean to Your Business Operations?

There are more than 4,000 cryptocurrencies that exist. Before you jump on the bandwagon, assess whether cryptocurrencies are suitable to be used in your business.

8 min read

Is Cryptocurrency Right for Your Business Operations?

There are more than 4,000 cryptocurrencies that exist. Before you jump on the bandwagon, assess whether cryptocurrencies are suitable to be used in your business.

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Should You Consider Using Cryptocurrency in Your Business Operations?

There are more than 4,000 cryptocurrencies that exist. Before you jump on the bandwagon, assess whether cryptocurrencies are suitable to be used in your business.

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10 Tips How To Sell Digital Products Online

Digital products are easier to sell than physical products. There is no need to keep stock or worry about expiration dates, packaging, or shipping. You earn revenue as long as you keep them available for download online. Pretty attractive, what say you?

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7 Best Ways To Accept Payments For Your Online Store

Many payment options allow you to accept credit cards and other payment types. How do you choose which method to include on your website?

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7 Ways To Accept Payments For Your Online Store

Many payment options allow you to accept credit cards and other payment types. How do you choose which method to include on your website?

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A Guide to Offering Free Shipping Profitably

Have you ever wondered who pays for the free shipping when you shop online? Turns out, it is possible to offer free shipping and have a profit margin at the same time.

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Profitable Ways To Offer Free Shipping

Should a customer or seller pay for shipping? Turns out, it is possible to offer free shipping and have a profit margin at the same time.

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How To Offer Free Shipping Profitably

Should a customer or seller bear the shipping cost? Let’s explore how a profit margin can still be maintained while offering free shipping.

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10 Best Website Builders for E-commerce Businesses

An e-commerce online store should be pleasing to the eyes, easy to navigate, with a simple checkout process. While these are the most basic features of an online store, website builders nowadays offer so much more to online entrepreneurs.

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How To Close Your Company From Start to End

Shutting down a company is a natural part of a business cycle. Business owners close down their companies for various reasons, either by their own choice or ordered by the Court. This article will go through the process of winding up and striking off a company.

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Best Bank Accounts for E-commerce Businesses

Banking alternatives are emerging as new banking solutions which are good news for online businesses searching for more business bank accounts options for their e-commerce store.

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Choosing a Store Name for Your E-commerce Business

Choosing a good brand name once you have registered your company is important for an e-commerce business store because it will grow to be the brand that users identify with.

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What You Need To Know About Naming Your E-commerce Store

Choosing a good brand name once you have registered your company is important for an e-commerce business store because it will grow to be the brand that users identify with.

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A Guide to Choosing Your E-commerce Store Name

Choosing a good brand name once you have registered your company is important for an e-commerce business store because it will grow to be the brand that users identify with.

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What to Look for When Choosing a Domain Name for Your E-Commerce Website

A domain name is an identity and at the same time, the address for customers to get to e-commerce businesses’ stores online. Thus, choosing the perfect domain name is important for your e-commerce business.

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A Guide to Choosing the Right Domain Name for Your E-Commerce Website

A domain name is an identity and at the same time, the address for customers to get to e-commerce businesses’ stores online. Thus, choosing the perfect domain name is important for your e-commerce business.

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What Is a Domain Name and How To Choose the Perfect One?

A domain name is an identity and at the same time, the address for customers to get to e-commerce businesses’ stores online. Thus, choosing the perfect domain name is important for your e-commerce business.

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The Ultimate List of Best Banks for E-commerce Businesses in Singapore

E-commerce has advanced so rapidly that not all banks can keep pace. Choosing the right bank will help you succeed in your business and grow.

8 min read

Best UK Business Bank Accounts for New E-commerce Sellers

E-commerce has advanced so rapidly that not all banks can keep pace. Choosing the right bank will help you succeed in your business and grow.

12 min read

How To File a Hong Kong Employers Return? Form BIR56A and IR56B

As an employer, you need to fill up the Employer’s Return to report the amount of remuneration and other employee benefits. Form BIR56A acts as a cover letter to all IR56B forms an employer has to submit.

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What Do Employers Need To Know About Salaries Tax Returns (Form BIR60)?

As a director of a company in Hong Kong, you would be required to pay Salary Tax on your salary through Form BIR60.

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Hong Kong Ecommerce Trends & Statistics in 2021

E-commerce now accounts for more than one quarter of all retail sales in the Hong Kong. This number is expected to steadily increase in the years ahead, and would reach nearly one-third of all retail sales by 2024.

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Statistics on 2021 E-Commerce Landscape in Singapore

E-commerce now accounts for more than one quarter of all retail sales in the UK. This number is expected to steadily increase in the years ahead, and would reach nearly one-third of all retail sales by 2024.

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Statistics on E-commerce in the United Kingdom in 2021

E-commerce now accounts for more than one quarter of all retail sales in the UK. This number is expected to steadily increase in the years ahead, and would reach nearly one-third of all retail sales by 2024.

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Top 6 E-commerce Platforms for Hong Kong Entrepreneurs

A guide to the most popular E-commerce platforms for new and current entrepreneurs planning to sell in the Hong Kong market.

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Best Platforms for E-commerce Entrepreneurs To Sell

As an e-commerce entrepreneur, to get into the UK e-commerce market, you would need to get on the best e-commerce platforms which will help you grow your retail business and help more customers find you online.

9 min read

2021 E-commerce Sales Dates in Hong Kong To Plan For

As an online retailer, you can prepare for sales to anticipate the Hong Kong demand throughout the year and plan for 2021. This article highlights some key dates and events in Hong Kong.

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The Only List You Need to Plan E-commerce Sales in 2021

If you’re the owner of an e-commerce store, it’s important to know the holiday dates throughout 2021. An e-commerce calendar is crucial for keeping up-to-date with seasonal sales, official holidays and celebrations.

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Dates and Events to Use in Your 2021 E-commerce Sales Campaigns

Singaporeans spent an average of S$113 online from January to June 2020, driven mostly by high-value shoppers. Find out which dates they do more shopping on.

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A Guide to Income Tax for Foreign Company Owners and Directors in Singapore

This article is for you if you want to know whether you have to pay tax in Singapore on your own salary and are a foreign company owner

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A Guide to Maternity Leave and its Costs to Employers

Since the Employment Amendment Ordinance was passed on 11 December 2020, you might need to update your company’s policies and procedures concerning pay and leave entitlements for your staff on maternity leave.

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10 Best Accounting Software Used by Hong Kong Businesses

Each accounting software has different features with multiple pricing plans to choose from. Here we list some of Hong Kong’s most popular accounting software for you to select the most suitable for you.

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A Guide to Central Provident Fund (CPF) for New Employers

When you set up your company in Singapore, you will have to eventually hire to grow your business. As an employer, legal obligation to contribute to the Central Provident Fund (CPF) of staff who are Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents. Find out what exactly you need to know to stay compliant.

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Setting Up An Offshore Company in the UK

Wondering about the characteristics of a UK Offshore Company? Or what are the best company structures for one? We cover this and what its liability to income tax and capital gains tax are.

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Guide to Setting Up an Offshore Company in Singapore

Get to know the popular industries offshore companies open in, how to register for one, and what taxes you’d need to pay.

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Setting Up a Company: How to Prepare Your Company Constitution

This document is part of a legal requirement in your company’s incorporation process. Find out how to draft one.

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A Practical Guide to the Hong Kong Quality Migrant Admission Scheme

Looking to hire specialised individuals from overseas to work for you in your Hong Kong company? Then you’ll need to get acquainted with this scheme.

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A 4 Minute Guide to the Inland Revenue Department in Hong Kong

Once you open up a company in Hong Kong, you’ll be dealing with this government agency a lot. Learn more about its role, functions, and services in Hong Kong.

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A Guide for Opening an Offshore Company in Hong Kong for Entrepreneurs

This article will guide you on how to incorporate an offshore company in Hong Kong, the benefits of opening a Hong Kong offshore company, its formation requirements, the procedure, and timeline.

8 min read

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