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 have legal identity, nor procedural or judicial capacity. This means that the branch…
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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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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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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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Holding Companies in Taiwan

Holding Companies in Taiwan

As a general definition, holding companies are legal entities which do not have any operations, activities or other active businesses. Instead, they own assets, which can be shares of stock in other companies, private equity funds, hedge funds, publicly traded shares, bonds, real estate and so on. As follows, our company formation agents…
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