Hong Kong Company Registration
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Setting up a sole proprietorship in Hong Kong is simplest. The only requirement for Hong Kong sole proprietorships is to register their business with the Inland Revenue Department’s Business Registration Office and obtain a Business Registration Certificate. Business Registration must be done within one month from the date of commencement of business. The business registration number that appears on the Business Registration Certificate is also the sole proprietorship’s profits tax filing number.
This business structure allows two or more people to carry on a business in common with a view of profit.
There are two types of Partnerships in Hong Kong – General Partnership and Limited Liability Partnership. Business is conducted under a partnership agreement/deed must be registered with the Business Registration Office of Inland Revenue Department of Hong Kong, within 1 month of the commencement of the business.
Private Company Limited
A private company limited by shares is the most common type of company where the liability of the shareholders of “Company Limited by Shares” to creditors of the company is limited to the capital originally invested. For the company registration/ incorporation part, you don’t need to visit Hong Kong; we can prepare and send you the requisite documents by email and arrange relevant filing on your behalf.
Public Limited Company
A Hong Kong Public Limited Company is limited by shares. It allows to: Offer its shares and debentures to the public. Have more than 50 shareholders and on maximum restriction. Have no restricted right to transfer its shares. The company will be incorporated with your preferences name and some documents.
A place of business in Hong Kong which is established by a foreign company (i.e. a company incorporated outside of Hong Kong) must register as “Registered Non-Hong Kong Company” under Part 16 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622), within 1 month after establishment. It is advisable to apply before business commences. Upon receipt of sufficient documents, normally it takes around 14 working days to issue a Certificate of Registration in Companies Registry.
A representative office is not a separate legal entity but rather an extension of its parent company. It is an office established by a company which is registered in a foreign country, to act as a liaison between the home office and trade organization to conduct market research and establish contacts with prospective customers and partners.
Company Registration Procedure
Hong Kong Company Formation Requirements
Top FDI helps in incorporating company in Hong Kong and abide by the Companies Act.
Choosing Company’s Name
Deciding on Financial Year End
Appointment of Management
Local & Registered Office Address