Tax Services in Hong Kong


International Tax Structuring Services

Doing business in Hong Kong or internationally, by the use of different corporate entities in different jurisdictions exposes these group of companies to international taxation with all its advantages and disadvantages. International taxation is constantly changing and evolving. The domestic, regional and international legislative and regulatory requirements are evolving and are continuously impacting businesses.

Mühler McKay, based in Hong Kong has specialists for international tax planning services and international tax structuring services that are highly experienced and always up to date of recent international tax structuring services developments.

Staying on top of these developments and making sure that your operation remains tax efficient, especially in light of the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Plan (BEPS), can be challenging. With increasing competition, these risks and developments cannot be mitigated. Reducing your global tax rate and mitigating tax risks is key to raise the value of your business for stakeholders and owners. These groups are commonly the one, which are highly interested in sound international tax structuring services.

Mühler McKay can review existing structures and provide international tax structuring services to meet your specifications. Our advisors understand the complicated international tax regulations when it comes to international tax structuring services and are able to advise you in an understandable way on the advantages, disadvantages, potential issues and chances that potentially arise for your multi-national business. International tax structuring services shall enable your business to be prepared for success and growth while on the other side attain a highly tax efficient business situation.

Our international tax structuring services generally include:

  • Tax efficient international tax structuring services for your business operation

We can help you with structuring your entire business or operations in a tax efficient manner. By this your overall tax liability is minimised may it be at entity level or at group level. Also, we advise you for tax efficient project structuring and advise on a tax efficient exit strategy order to maximise your profits.

  • Tax efficient international tax structuring services for Intellectual Property structures

The security of your Intellectual Property is extremely important for your business success, however, with the careful and intelligent use of international tax structuring services for your intangible assets, your business can further maximise profits and outperform the competition.

  • Dealing with different jurisdictions and their unique tax regulations

We are experienced in dealing with different jurisdictions and their unique tax regulations.

  • Cross-Border Transactions

We provide tax structuring advise to develop appropriate tax strategies to cross-border transactions. We particularly assist you in setting up overseas operations or joint ventures and advise of international tax structuring services in regard of entering into, or exiting from, a foreign market.

  • Advice on controlled foreign companies (CFC) rules

We can assist you with structuring your business and group of companies, to avoid negative implications from international controlled foreign companies (CFC) rules. Every company using sophisticated international tax structuring services should be aware of these controlled foreign companies (CFC) rules.

  • Transfer Pricing services

We assess the transfer pricing situation of your business in detail and will work out a strategy in regard to your transfer pricing needs and requirements for an overall tax efficient business which will give your business a better position among your competitors. Our international tax structuring services always keep your transfer pricing situation in mind.

  • Tax efficient employee plans

We can assist your business with advise in regard of incentive compensation in the form of equity-based packages, which can help your business grow and keep the workforce happy. There are plenty of options for businesses, like stock options, employee profit sharing plans, etc, which are hard to oversee. It is important to carefully consider which plan suits your needs best and how to implement it, so that no negative implications arise.

  • Supporting services

Mühler McKay also provides supporting services for business operations such as assistance with incorporation services / company formation services, advising on tax efficient legal structures for (groups of) companies (corporations, for instance a Hong Kong Limited Company, partnerships, branches, representative offices), bookkeeping and accounting (according to Hong Kong principles) as well as audit arrangement, general corporate compliance like provision of company secretary services (in Hong Kong) as well as providing a registered address or virtual office in Hong Kong, obtaining obligatory registrations, permits and licenses, as well as employment advice, including Hong Kong work visa application and general international tax structuring services.

Our international tax structuring services also cover Hong Kong or international Family and Legacy Planning and Philanthropic Structures for families, business owners, entrepreneurs and private individuals.

Mühler McKay offers comprehensive international tax structuring services which include arranging businesses and operations in a tax efficient manner in order to bring down your effective global tax rate, satisfy international tax compliance obligations and mitigate taxation risks.

We appreciate the opportunity to assess the situation of your Hong Kong based or international business in regard to our international tax structuring services and to assist you to obtain tax efficiencies in regard of your international business.

Please contact us or visit us in Hong Kong for your first consultation for our international tax structuring services.

Mühler McKay based in Hong Kong is a business advisory firm with worldwide reach and renders, among others, international tax structuring services to a diversified international client base from various industries and sizes.