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Accounting & Taxation
Fever-free accounting services: we put together paperwork, check numbers, and file annual returns on time. A personal Chartered Accountant answers fast and helps optimise tax.check it out
We’ll incorporate your company fast and online, and fast-track it to business account. No paperwork or extra charges needed on your side: we cover all government fees, prepare documents and provide must-have services.take me there
We track deadlines, prepare documents and get them signed online. A monthly package covers all standard resolutions and routine filings.tell me more
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You get an Accountant and Corporate Secretary who learn the nature of your business. They know what to file, which reliefs you’re entitled to, and handle the documents. Just message your question in a chat, they respond daily and answer to the point.
Just dump any documents you need sorted on us: we’ll categorise, tag, and store them. We then create management reports, tax returns, and draft resolutions, all for you to sign electronically right in the chat.
Checking multiple apps in exhausting, so we cover it all. We register companies, process bookkeeping, prepare returns, calculate taxes, provide audits, cover company secretary reporting and what not. We connect to your banks and Xero, too, so you won’t have to juggle documents back and forth.Shoot me an email
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We know you want to keep the costs down, so we charge fixed monthly fees, all government fees included. We also automate simple routine tasks to save on expensive labor. It helps us keep the prices reasonable and straightforward. There are no hidden costs: you always pay what you see.
Includes all government requirements and fees
In this package:
- Osome software
- Account opening assistance
- Business Registration Certificate
- Unlimited Company Secretary including Annual Return filing
- Registered address
- HK$1,970 government fee
2 months for free if you pay upfront for the year
In this package:
- Annual bookkeeping
- Annual management reports
- Unaudited Financial Statements
- Annual profits tax return filing
Special offer for accounting clients
In this package:
- Annual General Meeting papers
- Annual Returns Filing
- HK$105 government fee
- Xero Platinum Partner
- Certified Public Accountants
- Chartered Secretaries
Can a foreigner be a director and a shareholder of a Hong Kong business?
Yes, Hong Kong allows foreigners to become directors and shareholders of a company registered here. As a foreigner, you can be the only director or hire as many as you need. There is no requirement to have any local directors.
You can be a shareholder as well. You need to have at least one (and as many as 50). They can be people of any nationalities or companies.
How long does it take to register a company?
Once all the documents are ready, it usually takes us less than an hour to register a company. It mostly depends on when you are comfortable with providing all the details, as well as the service hours of the authorities.
What is a General Employment Visa?
It’s a type of working visa sponsored by a specific company so it can invite foreign professionals. It allows you to work exclusively for that company and come to Hong Kong. Its duration is determined by the length of the contract.
Do I need a company address?
Yes, all companies registered in Hong Kong must have a local address. It goes on all legal documents. If you don’t have an office address, use our service. We handle your incoming letters, scan and store them in your Osome account so you have easy access to all your documents.
What is a Business Registration Certificate?
Business Registration Certificate is a document that every Hong Kong business must have. It specifies all the details of your company. It is issued by the Inland Revenue Department of Hong Kong usually for 1 year and has to be renewed annually.
What does the process look like?
First, we check that the name you’ve chosen for your business is available. Next you send us your passport copy and details on other directors and shareholders (if any). We prepare all the necessary documents, send them to you for electronic signature, and submit them to Companies Registry (a government entity that registers companies). We then register your company with the Inland Revenue Department which issues the Business Registration Certificate. On your end, it’s just a message thread in a secure chat.
What are the requirements to get a General Employment Visa?
First, you need to have an offer of employment to fill a genuine vacancy. Second, you need to qualify for the job, which means your background, experience, and education should fit the requirements. Normally, the officials look for a first degree in the relevant field. Third, the salary you get should be about HK $40,000-$75,000. Finally, you must have a clean criminal record to be cleared by the security.
Do I need a Company Secretary?
Every Hong Kong business must have a local resident company secretary. This officer is responsible for keeping your paperwork in order, making sure all changes on the company are processed correctly, on time and in compliance with the local legislation. This role can be performed by an individual or a corporation, known as a body corporate.