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Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper

  This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/accountingandbookkeeping/ All too often we can’t wait to get our Hong Kong limited open. You’ve been enjoying the Global From Asia podcast and blogs here on the site. Now you are looking into what are the ongoing costs. We had a popular post for the Upkeep for HK company, today […]

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Banking

How to Setup and Use Mobile Alipay (Zhifubao) in China

Nowadays, mobile payment has turned to be the most popular payment method in China. If you are walking on the street, you may find nearly every stores, markets, restaurants, taxis……even some beggars accept mobile payment as a method of payment. Right now, over 90% of mobile payment market in China is occupied by Alipay and […]

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Banking

Neat HK: A Solution for the Hong Kong Banking Nightmare?

Looking for a Hong Kong online business bank account that you can connect your Paypal and Stripe / Braintree merchant account to? Wouldn’t that be amazing, without the utter nightmare Hong Kong business owners are going through now begging these archaic banks to allow them to deposit their money. Here at Global From Asia – […]

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Banking

Differences in Corporate Tax vs Personal Tax for International Entrepreneurs

This post is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/internationalbusinesstax/ Taxes, yay! We all love taxes, right? Well, I can’t imagine anyone jumping up and down saying “me, me, I love taxes”. But I do feel quite a few people want to have a deeper understanding of how taxes work. This is especially true when doing international business. First, […]

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Banking

Features to Look For In Your Hong Kong Bank

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hkbankfeatures/ Which Hong Kong Bank Features To Look For When Selecting a Bank Account As the global banking system has gotten more selective and difficult, more and more people are contacting me when they got rejection letters. A lot of times this is HSBC HK as everyone goes there first. […]

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Banking

Amazon + Hong Kong – Match Made in Heaven

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hongkongamazon/ Are you an e-commerce expert, or maybe just getting started out? You should get serious and check into leveraging the power of Hong Kong. For your global business, and Amazon USA sales and supplier center’s headquarters. Today we’ll dig into why Hong Kong is such a great place to […]

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Hong Kong Visas & Immigrations with Stephen Barnes

Listen to the podcast here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hong-kong-visa-immigration/ Today we sit down with Stephen Barnes from Hong Kong Visa Centre and discuss how business owners should consider the visa and immigration process in Hong Kong. Is it right for them? Will they be registering a HK Limited and planning to remain in Hong Kong, or working “offshore”? Its […]

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Banking

Can You Apply For A HK Bank Account Online?

Want to open up your bank account remotely for your Hong Kong company? Today, let’s go through this. It’s such a hot debate going on, let’s use this post to make a difference! You Can’t Open Your Bank Account Without Being in Hong Kong The quick answer is, you need to be in Hong Kong […]

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Banking

Setting Up Your Bookkeeping in Hong Kong

This article is originally found here: https://www.globalfromasia.com/hongkongbookkeeping/ Many entrepreneurs cringe when they hear the word bookkeeping and accounting in Hong Kong. To be frank, I used to, and in some ways still do. But rather than running away from it and hoping it will go away – it’s best to suck it up and take charge. […]

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Banking Cross Border

Belize or Hong Kong Company Structure?

I’m getting a lot of heated debates lately about should an entrepreneur choose Belize or Hong Kong for their global business. Today we’ll break this up a bit and see what is best for your situation. Again, please ask an expert for your specific case and situation. What’s Your Nationality? The first is what passport […]

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Banking Cross Border

Using Hong Kong For Your Import/Export Company

Looking for the right place to establish your import and export company? Hong Kong definitely should be one of your top choices! Let’s dig into why, what you’ll need, and how to put in place your business. What Actions You Do For An Import and Export Company First, what do you do with a trading […]

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Banking Cross Border

Why You Need a Hong Kong Company Credit Card

This article is originally found at here. Company or thinking about registering one? Do you buy things online too? For your company, not personal. Right. Then you’ll need to get a business credit card. First, There Aren’t Debit Cards, Just EPS/ATM Cards In Hong Kong, they don’t have what we know of as “debit cards”. […]

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Banking

Did you know you can withdraw RMB from Hong Kong ATMs?

Certain Hong Kong Automated Teller Machines allow you to withdraw Chinese Money from the machine. It is great if you are taking a short trip to Shenzhen to be able to top up on some RMB. I always keep some RMB in my HSBC multi currency account and then run to the HSBC ATM on […]

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Banking

What to do if you lose your ATM card in Shenzhen

Today I looked in my wallet and found that I was missing my ATM card from my wallet.  After looking all over my Shenzhen Apartment I was not able to find the stupid bank card and after racking my brain I could not think of where I might have lost the card. This happened once […]