How The Spread of English Lets Us Do International Business Easier

Michael MicheliniBlog, Lifestyle, Living0 Comments

As an American, or a native English speaker, we have a huge advantage when doing business overseas. That is, everyone speaks, or WANTS to speak in English. Because English is the international language of choice, people in China and other parts around the world are dying to learn English from native speakers. Find out some advantages of doing international business in English.

Why You Should Consider Opening a 2nd Bank Account

Michael MicheliniBanking, Blog, Corporate4 Comments

As this blog has grown more and more people have reached out to me nervous about just having 1 bank account for their Hong Kong company. They are looking to get a second bank setup. Let’s dig into why people are thinking this, and what you can do to get a second hk bank account for your business.

Announcing Our New Hong Kong CPA Directory

Michael MicheliniAnnouncements, Blog2 Comments

This article will guide you to your first step in making your business easier for YOU! We know you’re traveling around the world, and you don’t have time. Introducing our new Hong Kong CPA directory. Getting matched up with the right service provider will help you keep on top of the business upkeep while also keeping your eye focused on actually doing business!

What Does Brexit Mean for UK and Hong Kong?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Incorporation0 Comments

I just so happen to be in Europe during the big announcement of the UK voting to leave the EU. It is named “Brexit” – and people all around Europe are going crazy talking about it. Local friends here in Prague (where I currently stationed on business trip) have been working overtime dealing with talking to clients asking what this … Read More

Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Taxes0 Comments

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. This post will explain the difference between accounting and bookkeeping. Read on to learn more.

Case Study: Sales Coach Hong Kong Company Setup

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Case Studies0 Comments

Today we’re going to share a case study! This is a client who does sales and marketing coaching, and I am his past client. He heard all the benefits of a Hong Kong company and his improved sales tactics I learned helped me close him as a client here! Read on to know more of this Sales Coach HK article.

Some Updates and Future Developments for Global From Asia

Michael MicheliniAnnouncements, Blog1 Comment

Many people have asked what is the next move for Global From Asia. Approaching 3 years now since we started this podcast, it has gotten quite interesting. We have written a book Hong Kong Supercharged along with a video training program. There are constant messages from people who learn a lot from the podcasts and we couldn’t be happier! We … Read More

Buying a Hong Kong Owned Chinese Company Out of the Box

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Investment1 Comment

We have heard a lot about buying a shelf company in Hong Kong, this is common talk in the blogosphere. But have we heard about buying a Hong Kong company that has a Chinese WFOE (Wholly foreign owned entity) with it? Today, we will dig into this, why you would consider buying a Chinese company, and what you need to do.

Differences in Corporate Tax vs Personal Tax for International Entrepreneurs

Michael MicheliniBlog, Corporate, Taxes1 Comment

Quite a few people want to have a deeper understanding of how taxes work. This is especially true when doing international business. I am not a tax lawyer and my tips and opinions should be verified with your tax professional before implementing.
Read on to learn more about differences between corporate taxes and personal taxes and understand more about international business tax.

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Features to Look For In Your Hong Kong Bank

Michael MicheliniBanking, Blog, Corporate1 Comment

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. This blog will go through the various HK bank features you want, and give some other banks to look at.

Honored to Speak at the Global Sources Smart China Sourcing Summit

Michael MicheliniAnnouncements, Blog0 Comments

I was asked to speak at the Global sources Smart China Sourcing Summit to discuss about various business structures for your Amazon FBA business. This article is about my topic of Hong Kong business structures.

I was the last speaker on the 3rd and final day of the summit, and I was talking about taxes! So how could I possibly keep everyone awake at the last session on such a dry topic.

Therefore, I worked as hard as I can to add some jokes and case studies, as well as add some wit to the conversation.

Stripe Released in Hong Kong!

Michael MicheliniBanking, Blog, Corporate13 Comments

Finally some good news to share – Stripe has started inviting people for the Hong Kong Market. We received reports from a few readers and others that they got private beta invites, and then yesterday we confirmed by a tweet Stripe shared on their official account 香港, 你好!We're now sending out invites for our Hong Kong private beta. You can … Read More

Americans Losing Out Business Deals Internationally?

Michael MicheliniBlog, Business, Case Studies0 Comments

Are you one of those business people who have partnered with an american or are you a non-american who have american business partners? Have had quite a bit of calls with business people who have done international partnering and and were wondering if Hong Kong is the right place for them. This is a tough one, and today let’s go through some of the thought process.