STEP 3 OF ACCOUNTING PROCESSES IN HK: SEND IN YOUR OUTSTANDING INFORMATION

Step 3: Send in Your Outstanding Information As is often the case, while completing the vouchers some information is missing. This could mean the accountant cannot figure out how an invoice is paid, credit card statements are missing, some receipts are illegible, or even the receipts are in another language. When this happens, the accountant …

STEP 2 of ACCOUNTING PROCESSES IN HK: CREATING VOUCHERS

Step 2: Creating Vouchers Now that all your invoices and receipts are sorted (See Step 1), the accountant must create vouchers. A voucher is made for the income earned each month, and the different expenses incurred each month. In accounting, earned income and incurred expense does not necessarily mean money was collected or spent. Earned …

4 STEPS OF ACCOUNTING PROCESSES IN HK- STEP 1: CLASSIFYING ACCOUNTS

Ever wonder what magic goes on behind the accountant’s desk that turns your shoe box of invoices and receipts into an income statement? It is not magic at all. Rather, it is a thorough process that can be broken up into four steps. STEP 1: CLASSIFYING ACCOUNTS All your invoices and receipts sent in must …

Tax Saving Tip #4: Hong Kong Surplus Waiver

ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNER: Hong Kong’s government budget has consistently saved you money. You don’t believe me? Well, Hong Kong has a tax-friendly law that particularly benefits SME’s. When Hong Kong runs a government budget surplus (brings in more money than they spend) part of your tax is waived. And the waiver is no laughable amount; …

Tax Saving Tip #3: No Taxes on Investments

After years of intelligent and lucrative investing, you decide it is time to take your earnings out of your portfolio. But before that money reaches your pocket, you are disappointed to find that a huge slice of your would-be earnings has been gobbled up by various taxes. You realize your investment was hardly worth what …

Tax Saving Tip #2: Hong Kong Rent Write-Off

Another tax saving tip for your business! We all know one thing for certain in Hong Kong – rent is expensive. Really really expensive. For many, Hong Kong rent can eat up most of their monthly paycheck. Luckily, Hong Kong has a policy providing relief for entrepreneurs here. In Hong Kong, the directors of a …

Tax Saving Tip #1: Hong Kong “Carryforward”

Who likes paying taxes? Nobody. Fortunately, Hong Kong has one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the world. What’s more, there are several unique ways you can save on your company’s tax bill. Being wildly profitable in the first few years of business is often far-fetched with getting your name out there and all …

WHY DOES CASH FLOW MATTER?

Cash flow problems are a major cause of business failure. A cash reserve provides the backing a business may need when encountering trouble. It will also give you the financial ability you need to grow your business. During the startup phase, you may encounter many challenges. Many companies fail to plan their finances properly, do …

Our annual service fee of Accounting, Auditing and Tax filing

The quotation for accounting and auditing will depends on the following factors: 1.the number of transactions per financial year 2.the turnover per financial year 3.the business nature and location of the business operations 4.whether the company has any investments or subsidiaries For more information about our annual service fee, kindly contact us at sales@centreo.hk or …

For Accounting & Auditing, is it possible to use receipts and invoices in another language than English?

You have to use English or Chinese, otherwise it has to be translated officially or by your own mean. Hong Kong accountants have to be able to understand what is happening and the purpose of your invoices and receipts in order to classify them properly. We can handle Accounting & Auditing for your company, please …