Taiwan’s Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Q&A
The AMT in Taiwan came into effect in 2006. The AMT in Taiwan is computed based on the following formula: (Income subject to AMT – Deduction) × Tax Rate = AMT PayableThe specific tax rates and deductions vary for legal entities and individuals. For legal entities, the AMT tax rate is 12% with a deduction of NTD 500,000. For individuals, the AMT tax rate is 20% with a deduction of NTD 6.7 million.
Taiwan Work Permit Q&A
What are the most common types of work permit in Taiwan available for foreign professionals? There are 3 types of work permit most common for foreign professionals.
Taiwan Tax Treaty FAQ
Can I apply for a tax refund for the tax paid for the payments made before the issuance date of approval letter? Yes, as long as the payments are made during the contract period, it can be applied to the preferential tax rate of the tax treaty.
How to Decide the Taiwan Company Name FAQ
the Taiwan company name must be registered in traditional Chinese. If you expect the company will make international transactions, you may additionally register a English name for your Taiwan company.
Taiwan Annual Withholding Tax Reporting FAQ
The withholding agent shall perform the withholding tax reporting for the previous year’s income information before the end of January each year.
Taiwan Company Director and Major Shareholder Reporting FAQ
All of business entities registered in the form of company need to file the company director and major shareholder reporting, such as limited company, limited company by shares.
Taiwan Corporate Income Tax Rates FAQ
Q1: What is the corporate income tax rate in Taiwan?
A: The corporate income tax rate in Taiwan is fixed at 20%.
Taiwan Representative Office FAQ
you can set up a representative in Taiwan. However, the representative office cannot generate any revenue or perform the sales activities in Taiwan.
How a married couple file their income tax in Taiwan Q&A
According to Article 15 of the Income Tax Act, even if a couple lives in different places, their income must be reported jointly.
General estate tax in Taiwan Q&A
If the heir continues to live in Taiwan and is a Taiwanese citizen, all property is subject to inheritance tax, both inside and outside of Taiwan.
If the heir is a Taiwanese citizen but has continued to live outside of Taiwan, inheritance tax will only be levied on the property in Taiwan
Taiwan FAQ – General gift tax in Taiwan
Taiwan Gift Tax – Property donated by a donor who is a resident of Taiwan is subject to gift tax regardless of whether Taiwan is located domestically or abroad.
Bookkeeping Requirements in Taiwan FAQ
Companies must use the domestic currency, the New Taiwan Dollar (NTD), for bookkeeping and settlement operations. Even if foreign currency is used for business needs, the settlement report must convert foreign currency into domestic currency.
Value-added tax (VAT) in Taiwan FAQ
Taiwan VAT is levied when goods or services are sold or imported within Taiwan.
Corporate income tax filing extend to 30th June 2022
The number of positive cases is rising rapidly recently. The Ministry of Finance urgently announced on 27th April 2022 that, considering the possibility of the spread of the epidemic caused by the crowds to the IRS in a short period of time, the income tax declaration will be extended by one month to the end of June. This is the extend the period for three consecutive years due to the pandemic. The extension applies both corporate income tax and personal income tax.