Payroll and HR in Hong Kong
The International HR & Payroll Company
That Speaks Your Language
At IRIS FMP, we work with businesses to simplify Hong Kong payroll and HR. As a recognized global payroll and HR specialist, operating 88 in-country teams, we have the expertise to ensure your overseas employees are paid on time, every time.
Understanding and navigating the various complexities that surface with payroll and HR in Greenland is no easy feat. From our experience, compliance is always a top priority for businesses during any global expansion. From laws, cultures and regulations, it’s not uncommon for businesses to feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, our expert teams are here to help. We offer:
Hong Kong Payroll
We help you overcome the challenges with international payroll and manage everything – this includes local pay and benefits. Your growing workforce will be paid accurately, on-time, every time.
Hong Kong HR
Companies trust IRIS FMP’s HR services to support their overseas employees when it comes to matters of legislation and compliance. Our HR support is designed to help you thrive.
Employment Law Compliance in Hong Kong
Working with IRIS FMP, we will help you to seamlessly and compliantly onboard your organization’s people. As an in-country specialist, we can help with contracts, policies, handbooks and more.
Jump to section
- Hong Kong
- Asia (Eastern Asia)
- Calling Code
- City of Victoria
- Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
- Main Language
- Other Business Languages
- Cantonese, English
- Tax Year Start
- April 1st
- Tax Year Start
- March 31st
Details correct at time of publication. You should not rely on these details without first seeking professional international advice.
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Global Expansion in Hong Kong
Expanding your business internationally to Hong Kong has a multitude of benefits. Being in the heart of the Asia Pacific region, Hong Kong is situated close to China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Singapore. Thanks to its proximity to China and its standing as an administrative region of the country, Hong Kong benefits from advantages for cross-border business transactions.
Communication is never a worry in Hong Kong. Despite the predominant language being Cantonese, English is widely spoken in business. Its timezone is also brilliant for global communications with the east and west coast of the US, and internet is unfiltered.
Hong Kong also benefits from having a simple tax system with some of the lowest rates in the world. It has a free trade policy, no trade barriers and no capital gains taxes or goods and services taxes. Whilst there are many tax benefits, there are still payroll and HR considerations to take into account.
When you’re busy with the day to day, it can be very time-consuming to ensure your business remains compliant with international employment laws and legislation. That’s why you need a global expert by your side. IRIS FMP take the hassle out of international payroll and HR, so you don’t need to worry.
Discover More About International Payroll
Our international payroll guide covers further information on global payroll and HR, as well important considerations to take into account when expanding your business.
HR in Hong Kong
What are the regular working hours in Hong Kong?
Usual working hours are from 9am to 6pm, however Hong Kong is renowned for having long work hours, with many working past their end time. It is also not uncommon for employees to work the first half of Saturday.
Payroll in Hong Kong?
To terminate an employee’s contract in Hong Kong, it must meet the grounds for termination specified in the ‘Employment Ordinance’. Contracts can be terminated without notice within the first month of employment, however after the first month they require 7 days’ notice or payment in lieu of notice.
In Hong Kong, the following reports must be submitted to strict deadlines.
- Annual Employer’s Return
- Corporate Tax Return
IRIS FMP’s Hong Kong Payroll and HR Solutions
No matter if you need payroll and HR services in Kowloon or Hong Kong Island, our international payroll and HR experts can help. IRIS FMP will ensure your expanding business remains compliant with Hong Kong’s employment laws and legislation. Here’s what we can help with:
- Employment Contracts
- Payroll Processing
- Handling of payments (salaries)
- Annual declarations (lodging, apprenticeship & training taxes for concerned companies)
- Relations with social bodies
- Regulatory Compliance
- Tax and Labor Law Consulting
- Assisting in payroll audit (or payroll department audit)
- Handling of confidential payroll
- Assistance in company restructuring plan
- Assistance in implementation of procedures
- Assistance with start-up (in link with lawyers)
Maintain Compliance With Your Payroll & HR
We’ll help you with your international expansion to Hong Kong. Speak to one of our experts today.