Setting up in Hong Kong

Overview


Hong Kong is one of the most reputable business hubs in the world. Being at the centre of Asia and gateway to Mainland China, setting up a business in Hong Kong as a base for further expansion in Asia is an optimum choice.

At PwC Hong Kong, our professionals have extensive experiences and market insights. Our team is dedicated to offer an integrated business solution to help you with the initial setup in Hong Kong, ongoing compliance and further business expansion in the region. Our strong compliance teams are uniquely positioned to help clients with compliance matters so that you can always focus on your core business.









Pathfinder advisory


  • Advising on the appropriate legal form (whether setting up a subsidiary, a branch or a representative office) and the tax implications based on your business plan.
  • Developing a tax efficient shareholding structure.
  • Improving existing structures to achieve tax and operational efficiencies.

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    Eugene Yeung, +[852] 2289 3848, email me


Employee mobility advisory


  • Advise on efficient employment and remuneration structures
  • Analyse applicable mobility policies
  • Review individual tax implications and provide recommendation

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    Mandy Kwok, +[852] 2289 3900, email me

Establishment in Hong Kong


  • Assist with establishing an entity in Hong Kong (a subsidiary, a branch or a representative office), including applying for the necessary business licences.
  • Assist with handling other initial setups to enable your business commencement, e.g. opening a bank account, facilitating office rental.

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    Eugene Yeung, +[852] 2289 3848, email me

Employment visa solutions


  • Assist with applying for work permits and relevant visas

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    Bruce Lee, +[852] 2289 5510, email me

Accounting and payroll outsourcing


  • Taking care of your accounting and payroll administration, assisting in payment processing, and Mandatory Provident Fund set up and contribution matters.

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    Peggy Cheng, +[852] 2289 1406, email me

Employment tax and immigration compliance


  • Assist with tax compliance matters to comply with employer's and employee's reporting obligations.
  • Assist with renewal of work permits and dependent visa(s)

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    Mandy Kwok, +[852] 2289 3900, email me

Corporate tax compliance and advisory


  • Offering solutions to comply with the profits tax filing requirements. Proper tax filing and maintenance of contemporaneous documentation is key in tax planning structure maintenance and tax audit preparedness.

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    Oscar Lau, +[852] 2289 5603, email me

Company secretarial and advisory


  • Acting as company secretary and providing the related company secretarial services to comply with the Companies Ordinance requirements.

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    Eugene Yeung, +[852] 2289 3848, email me

Statutory audit


  • Performing statutory audit and providing you with the assurance on your financial performance to allow you to fulfil the statutory auditing requirement in Hong Kong. We can also advise you on accounting policies and provide accounting and regulatory services.

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    Raymond Ng, +[852] 2289 3411, email me

China business and tax advisory



Mergers and acquisitions


  • Assist with identifying targets and providing support and advice in relation to mergers and acquisitions.
  • Enhancing post-acquisition implementation and administration including effecting the transaction through share transfers, business transfers, amalgamation, etc. and administering the acquired entity until it is dissolved.

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    Nick Dignan, +[852] 2289 3702, email me

Corporate tax planning advisory


  • As your business grows, there is a need to revisit the tax and business structures to ensure the appropriateness in view of the business and regulatory changes. We assist in advising and revising tax structures, and reviewing documentation to support a tax position taken.

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    Oscar Lau, +[852] 2289 5603, email me

Meet the team


Mandy Kwok Mandy Kwok
Partner
Hong Kong
Tel: +[852] 2289 3900, Email
   
Oscar Lau Oscar Lau
Partner
Hong Kong
Tel: +[852] 2289 5603, Email
   
Peggy Cheng Peggy Cheng
Director
Hong Kong
Tel: +[852] 2289 1406, Email
   
Raymond Ng Raymond Ng
Partner
Hong Kong
Tel: +[852] 2289 3411, Email

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