Melissa has told stories for over eight years. She aims to make a difference for small business owners and entrepreneurs with every one of these stories. Her background in content and social media spans a range of industries, including publishing, e-commerce and marketing. She makes everything running a business less intimidating for Osome readers. Melissa's articles help you take the next step on your entrepreneurship journey, covering topics such as specific accounting and bookkeeping advice and insights for company growth.
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Recording Donations in Bookkeeping for HK Companies
If your business constantly makes donations, you would be no stranger to the joy of giving. Furthermore, you could even benefit from tax deductions. This article covers all you need to know about recording donations, so you can breeze through tax season.
A Guide on How To Pay Your Suppliers in Mainland China from Hong Kong
It's common for Hong Kong entrepreneurs to have suppliers in mainland China. Find out more about the payment processes, methods and negotiating terms so you can find what works best for your business.
What SMEs Need To Know About The Hong Kong Budget 2022
The Hong Kong Budget 2022 sets out ways to mitigate the impact of the pandemic, especially amidst a new wave of infections. With handouts, tax breaks and subsidies, SMEs should take note of the new measures from the Budget 2022 announcement.
When Do You Need an SFC License for Your Company?
If you are thinking about carrying out regulated activities in Hong Kong, you’ll have to apply to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for an SFC licence to make sure you’re compliant.
Take Note of These E-commerce Sales Dates in Hong Kong
As the world evolves rapidly, one thing remains constant - annual holidays and the sale opportunities they present. As a business owner, it is crucial to keep track of the important dates so you can retain a competitive edge over your competitors, and launch marketing campaigns in a timely manner.
Fees All Amazon Seller in Hong Kong Needs To Know About
Starting an Amazon business comes with a host of benefits. This does, however, come at a cost which some e-commerce business owners may overlook.
A Guide to Keeping Business Financial Records
Good business record keeping is crucial for managing costs, or regulatory reasons. If you are just starting up your business, it might not be the first thing that comes to your mind, but it can help you build a strong foundation.
Paypal vs Stripe: Comparing Pros & Cons of 2 Payment Gateways
As an e-commerce business owner, you would have heard of payment gateways PayPal and Stripe. With these two big platforms being the most popular online payment gateways, you may face a dilemma when it comes to deciding which payment gateway to use.
What Is a Compliance Calendar?
The repercussions of missing crucial deadlines extend beyond non-compliance and can even include hefty fines, lost revenues and opportunities, as well as decreased productivity.