Set Up a Limited Liability Company in Taiwan

Set Up a Limited Liability Company in Taiwan

As an investor in Taiwan you could set up a limited liability company which gives you the possibility to bear financial responsibility only for your part of investment. This Taiwan legal structure is similar to the limited liability legal forms available anywhere in the world, which allows foreign entrepreneurs to easily…
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Open a Branch in Taiwan

Open a Branch in Taiwan

By establishing a branch in Taiwan foreign investors can extend their business and bring their products or services closer to the Taiwanese public. Without having a distinct legal personality from the parent company, a branch will not take by itself the major decisions and at the same time it won’t…
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Obtaining Residence Permit in Taiwan

Obtaining Residence Permit in Taiwan

Foreign citizens who have regular passports or other travel documents and want to live in Taiwan for more than six months in order to join their families, to effectuate their studies, work, invest, do missionary work or do other accepted activities are eligible for the residence permit in Taiwan. In…
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Taiwan Company Registration Guide

Taiwan Company Registration Guide

Taiwan is a country in which economic development and business growth are a visible reality. Many foreign investors choose the island of Taiwan to set up a company. Since the legal framework and the requirements might vary in Taiwan from the other places in the world, it is recommendable to seek…
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Establish a Subsidiary in Taiwan

Establish a Subsidiary in Taiwan

Subsidiaries in Taiwan are registered as companies according to the Company Law of Taiwan. Prior to setting up a subsidiary here, the parent company has to effectuate a background check for the company name which will be registered with the Commercial Department at the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Our company formation…
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Taxation in Taiwan

Taxation in Taiwan

All legal entities, sole proprietorships and partnerships, as well as branches in Taiwan of parent companies from abroad, which have an income of TWD 50,000 (USD 1,706) or more, must acquit taxes on their profits derived from Taiwan at a rate of 15%. Businesses also have to pay the VAT,…
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Start a Franchise Business in Taiwan

Start a Franchise Business in Taiwan

A franchise business represents a common way to open a company in Taiwan. Prior to investing here, it is important to know that Taiwan has one of the largest concentrations of franchise businesses in the world; it is also the home of numerous foreign franchises, and the country’s main investor…
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How to Make Changes to Your Company in Taiwan

How to Make Changes to Your Company in Taiwan

Once an investor completed the procedure of company formation in Taiwan, the company is legally allowed to start its business operations. However, throughout the life of the company, various modifications can appear and the company’s representatives have to notify the local institutions on any of the modifications concluded.  It is…
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Starting an IT Company in Taiwan

Starting an IT Company in Taiwan

With a population which is half of Spain’s and a size which is one-fifth of Mexico's, Taiwan still manages to manufacture nine out of ten of the laptop computers of the world. Taiwan first transformed itself from being an economy based on intensive labor to a high-tech powerhouse in the…
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Types of Companies in Taiwan

Types of Companies in Taiwan

Deciding on which company type is the most suitable for your business activities in Taiwan represents the main step in the process of company registration. Foreign investors must know that the process of opening a company in Taiwan can take approximately one month and it is not a very complicated…
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