Can You Use a Different CPA from your Company Secretary?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Upkeep0 Comments

One of the biggest misconceptions in a business is that owners think that it is a must to use their company secretary (or who ever set up their companies) for company audits. This post will dig into this more and all you need to know about company secretary audits.
We will dig into this today – but the quick answer is – NO – you do NOT need to use the same service provider to do your company audit as your company secretary.

Dealing with 3 languages in Hong Kong

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living1 Comment

Hong Kong is such a cosmopolitan place. Just taking a walk down the street and you can catch five different languages being spoken! As a business owner here, which languages should you work towards servicing? Today we will give some pointers on all the various languages in HK and cultures in this diverse region.

USA Electronics Cheaper Than in China, Ya, What?!

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Ecommerce1 Comment

Did you know most consumer electronics are cheaper in America than in China? When I first came to China I was thinking I was going to save tons of money on my computers and other gear, but turns out I had to pay more. If you are curious why that is then read more about this cheap US electronics article.

Getting To Hong Kong (HKG) From Shenzhen Airport (SZX)

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Travel2 Comments

Many of our Mainland China readers and friends have been coming down to Hong Kong, and as the Shenzhen airport grows in size and scale, it makes more sense for them to first fly into Shenzhen and then cross over into Hong Kong. This post is all about coming from Shenzhen airport to HK. Read on for more details.

Will Amazon FBA Be Shutting Down Seller Accounts for Foreigners in China?

Michael MicheliniBlog7 Comments

In an attempt to inform people and spark conversation – I am alarmed at some messages I have been seeing in private Wechat groups. There have been cases of Amazon FBA accounts being shut down for logging in continuously from China, as an Overseas seller. If you want to know more about FBA sellers shut out issue, read more.

Word On The Street – Chinese Bank Tightening Affecting Chinese Sellers HK Bank Accounts

Michael MicheliniBlog2 Comments

The month of November has been a very informative month especially about the whole China banking situation. As we have discussed on this blog quite a bit, Chinese companies often leverage a Hong Kong business and bank account for their trading.
Today we will share some stories and make some speculations about how Chinese bank tightening affect Chinese sellers’ HK Bank Accounts

Rough Year For Hong Kong Business Scene

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Incorporation4 Comments

What is the future for international business? What is the future for Hong Kong business? Today, let’s brainstorm what’s happening in the industry and the rest of the world. If you are a businessman wondering about hong kong business future and international business, read on.

How To Open An International Bank Account

Michael MicheliniBanking, Blog, Corporate1 Comment

international bank account
Are you “going global” and want to “branch out” from your home country and have a “location independent” company and lifestyle? You would need an international bank account (or at least an international friendly one) to be successful and avoid a ton of issues when dealing with a local bank that isn’t sophisticated enough to deal with international business and activity.

The Pros and Cons of Living In Guangzhou

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living2 Comments

Deciding which city in China to base? Considering Guangzhou, the capital of the Guangdong province in the south of China? Then read on my friend! Today we will go through Guangzhou pros and cons of living in this capital city of the China’s southern region!