Hong Kong Payroll services, simplified

With PeoplePay, navigating the complex and ever-changing Hong Kongese payroll regulations has never been easier.

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Why use PeoplePay?

Guaranteed Compliance

Robust, compliant payroll and hiring supported by a dedicated Account Manager.

Local Expertise

Avoid international payroll and hiring pitfalls including language barriers, regulations and employment laws.

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Reduced administration, no need for an in-country team, and consolidated, outsourced payroll.
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Hong Kongese Payroll

Get peace of mind with a streamlined, fully-managed payroll solution for one employee upwards.

Hong Kongese HR

Helping you hire in Hong Kong compliantly, steering you through the local HR laws and regulations.

Hong Kongese Payments

Consolidated, one-wire transfers to cover your entire global workforce - at competitive rates.

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Hiring in Hong Kong?

Whether you’re looking for services in Hong Kong or Kowloon, our dedicated English-speaking specialists will be there to assist with your expansion.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Employer Responsibilities

In Hong Kong, the following must be adhered to under strict local legislation:

  • MPF Contributions
  • Minimum Wage HKD 37.50 per hour
  • No Working Hours Restrictions
How does payroll work in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong employers must contribute to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF), which is regulated by the Hong Kong Government. Employees and Employers contribute into the MPF, subject to earnings. Employers must contribute 5% of their monthly gross salary (to a maximum contribution of HKD 1,500) per month. Employees must also contribute 5% on earnings higher than HKD 7,100 per month, up to a maximum contribution of HKD 1,500.

What are the general employment rules?

Employees become eligible for paid annual leave on completing a full year of service. At this point, they become eligible for 7 days entitlement. The entitlement remains the same in their second year but increases by 1 day per year thereafter up to a maximum of 14 days at 9 years of service.

Maternity Leave of 14 weeks is due if the employee has been employed for at least 40 weeks before the planned Maternity Leave start date. Maternity Pay currently sits at 80% of the average earnings from the 12 months prior.

What about dismissing an employee?

The appropriate procedure must be taken in order to dismiss an employee correctly. This includes providing the appropriate notice and ensuring the employee does not fall within a select number of scenarios. Please consult one of our Employment Law Specialists prior to commencing a contract termination.

Hong Kongese Payroll & HR Solutions

PeoplePay Global are here to assist with all your Payroll and HR requirements in Hong Kong.

In-Country Employment Contracts

Creation of locally-compliant Hong Kongese employment agreements, ensuring you and your employees are protected in-country. Our experts in Hong Kong will create your bespoke agreement.

Payroll Processing

With global knowledge and local proficiency, we provide a fully-managed payroll solution that handles all the complex tasks, leaving you to focus on your business.

Tax and Labor Law

Hong Kong’s complex legislation can be daunting. Our in-country specialists are an extended member of your team, steering you safely through tax and labor law.

Regulatory Compliance

Our in-country professionals provide a wealth of experience and expertise in Payroll & HR compliance, ensuring your venture complies with ever-changing legislation.

Start-Up Implementation

We’ll ensure you’re operational promptly in accordance with local law, advising on the best route for your business, whether it’s via a legal entity or foreign registration.

Declarations and Audits

Our local specialists will manage and submit annual declarations on your behalf, guaranteeing accurate and prompt reporting to the authorities and also providing support for audits.

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