tommy525 wrote:2. Far as TW is concerned, in the past they dont care what you made overseas outside of Taiwan, but now there is a threshold (3 million ntd or what? I forget) over which you have to pay, under you dont.
So far as Tsuki is concerned, are you under that threshold? Technically if you work on behalf of a company and do so from taiwan you may still not be taxable if what you do has nothing to do with Taiwan.
If you , say, manage a liaison office in Taiwan for a foreign company. YEs you are liable for all moneys earn thus. But if you write articles , say, for a foreign mag that are NOT about Taiwan in any way , shape or form you could say that has nothing to do with Taiwan. Especially if its not a huge amount of money we are talking about. The TW govt likely has MUCH bigger fish to fry then.
tommy525 wrote:Makes sense to report it in Taiwan then in your case as over-all tax rate is lower and there will be no issues since you physically reside in Taiwan.
Actually you pay your taxes at the end of the year yes? SO none of the money is withdrawn by the bank on your behalf (they cant do this as they are not your employer). So you will be taxed the same rate as a local who has been in taiwan over 183 days of the calendar year. The only problems comes when your total for the year falls under 183.
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