Apr. 30 – The new issue of China Briefing Magazine, titled Hong Kong and Singapore Holding Companies, is out now and immediately available as a complimentary PDF download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore.
While a variety of exotic locations are excellent options for holding company establishments in terms of tax and administrative efficiency, a majority of SMEs choose Hong Kong holding companies for their China investments due to its geographical proximity. But for foreign investors looking to invest in China “and beyond,” Singapore is looking increasingly appealing as a holding company destination.
In this issue of China Briefing, we take a closer look at the benefits of both Hong Kong and Singapore holding companies, how to establish and maintain a company in each of these jurisdictions, and the relevant double tax agreements.
In this issue:
- The Benefits of Holding Companies for Foreign Investment
- Establishing and Maintaining Hong Kong and Singapore Companies
- A Look at Double Tax Agreements
Holding Companies in Hong Kong and Singapore is out now and immediately available as a complimentary PDF download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore throughout the month of May.
Dezan Shira & Associates is a boutique professional services firm providing foreign direct investment business advisory, tax, accounting, payroll and due diligence services for multinational clients in China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Vietnam. For further information on establishing or operating a holding company in Hong Kong or Singapore, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, respectively. Alternatively, you can visit our web site at www.dezshira.com or download our brochure here.
Hong Kong City Guide
Asia Briefing’s complimentary Hong Kong City Guide is designed for the investor seeking a general overview of one of the world’s most dynamic regions and a key pillar in today’s global economy. Hong Kong has been a major beneficiary of China’s changing economic policy over the past few decades and local authorities have big plans for infrastructure investments and development zones to make the city’s economy even stronger. Positioned at the center of East Asia, Hong Kong has long been important as a gateway to Guangzhou due to its location on the Pearl River Estuary.
The Asia Tax Comparator
Asia Briefing devotes this issue of China Briefing to providing a practical comparison of taxation throughout Asia. In particular, this issue takes a look at the taxes most applicable to foreign businesses and individuals in Asia, i.e., corporate income tax, value-added tax, goods and service tax, standard tax on dividends and individual income tax.