hong kong skyline
Finance and AccountingHong Kong

This is a guest post by Adrian Lai, CPA/CIMA qualified business advisor and Founder and MD of Cornerstone Management Group, a digitally native accounting firm that book-keeps, innovates and integrates cloud systems. Adrian loves technology that improves business efficiency and has value-adding impact across small/medium business, both for and non-profit.  Without doubt one of the most Sahara-like topics that one

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Talenox Hong Kong partner
Hong KongStartups

Talenox’s Gordon Ng recently made his third trip to Hong Kong as part of the company’s expansion into a new market. Here’s his candid take on what’s required to set up shop in a new country when you have limited resources and manpower. A view from Victoria Park The first things that come to mind when considering expansion into an

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kpmg budget summart
Hong KongMPF

It’s been about three weeks since the Hong Kong Budget 2017-2018 was announced by newly appointed Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-Po. We’ve been following the Budget closely since it was announced on 22 Feb, and have over the weeks read pundit commentaries on its forecasts and initiatives. Consider this a digest of the material we’ve found helpful in understanding the

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singapore budget 2017 for local businesses
SingaporeSMEStartups

On 20th February, 3.30pm, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the Government’s new initiatives and programmes during his Singapore Budget 2017 speech. Every year, the Singapore Government compiles information on government revenue and expenditure for both the current and upcoming financial year (it begins on 1 April every calendar year and ends on 31 March). The Ministry of Finance (MOF)

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DBS account opening infographic
Finance and AccountingSingaporeSME

One thing that keeps us going at Talenox is that there’s always some process or experience that can be designed more efficiently and meaningfully. So when we encounter something that has been revised for the better, we get really excited. Gordon came across something that fit the bill when he opened a corporate account with DBS Bank. Here’s how it

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MPF first contribution calculator
Hong KongMPFTools

In light of Talenox’s recent expansion to Hong Kong, we’ve decided to create another free online tool for everyone (see the end of the article for more calculators we’ve built). We present to you… Hong Kong’s First Contribution and Monthly Contribution MPF Calculator.   Why we built the MPF calculator The reason we spent so much time building something that

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