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Profit repatriation: Transferring money out of Hong Kong

This article walks you through the methods, processes, exchange controls and taxes involved in repatriating profits from Hong Kong.

Overview of import/export tax in Hong Kong

Because Hong Kong is a free port, it does not impose VAT, GST or custom fees on exports and imports, but there are exceptions. Learn more.

Introduction to accounting in Hong Kong

In this introduction to accounting in Hong Kong, you will learn about the basic accounting concepts a list of compliance requirements all…

Introduction to tax in Hong Kong

This guide is a basic introduction to Hong Kong taxation that you should know when engaging in business activities in Hong Kong.

Corporate (profits) tax in Hong Kong

In this article, we will go into the specifics about the corporate (profit) tax in Hong Kong, and help you learn which tax rate will apply…

Employer’s return in Hong Kong: Explained

Employers in Hong Kong are responsible for filing an Employer’s Return annually, which is a requirement from the Inland Revenue Department.

Personal income tax in Hong Kong

Personal income tax in Hong Kong is often referred to as salary tax, and the rate in Hong Kong is considered to be one of the lowest rates…

Withholding tax in Hong Kong

Our guide explains the Hong Kong tax system where non-residents who receive income in Hong Kong are subject to pay withholding tax.

Double tax treaties in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has concluded a total of 40 Double Tax Agreements (DTA) worldwide. These double tax treaties are grouped into five categories…

Tax exemption of foreign-sourced income in Hong Kong

Because Hong Kong only imposes tax on profits derived from inside of Hong Kong, it is similar to incorporating a company in a tax haven.