Company Formation in Hong Kong benefits from Hong Kong's proximity to, and unique relationship with, mainland PRC. It has made it the gateway to the Chinese market for more than 150 years. Hong Kong’s business influence across PRC is extensive and deep, accounting for nearly half of all inbound and outbound investment from the PRC, making the city its largest trading partner. Hong Kong is perfectly situated in Asia, as it is within a 4 hour flight from all regional key markets and five hours from half the world’s population.
Taxation in Hong Kong
The taxation system in Hong Kong is simple and transparent with a low personal and corporate tax rate. Corporate Taxation in Hong Kong is based on a territorial system, in that if the transactions are deemed ‘onshore’ in nature they are subject to a taxation of 16.5%, whereas if the transactions are considered ‘offshore’ tax exemption is possible. Personal income tax for Hong Kong residents is 15%.
Banking in Hong Kong
Hong Kong has one of the highest concentrations of banking institutions in the world with 71 of the largest 100 banks registered in the city. Transaction processing is quick and efficient and Hong Kong has recently become one of the first cities outside of the PRC to be permitted to perform RMB clearing. The workforce in Hong Kong is highly skilled, most of which are trilingual speakers with exposure to international markets.
Legal System in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s legal system is straightforward, transparent and based on British Common Law. Hong Kong’s independent judiciary has had a long reputation for its fairness and was recently awarded the best judicial system in Asia. The Hong Kong legal system has a pivotal role when doing business in the PRC as arbitration proceeding conducted in Hong Kong with a PRC company are enforceable on either side of the border. We can form your company here from just US$900. For more information, including pricing, enquire now by Email