jaykay1620 wrote:1) Let's say I enter Taiwan on day 182 (July 1st?). Do I still get the resident rate for the rest of this year and next?
2) Let's say that after I entered Taiwan on day 182, I worked for some period of time less then a year, then left Taiwan. Since I in no way would have worked for a whole year, would I still be on the hook for the 20% somehow?
3) Let's say I enter with a tourist visa before day 183, but go on a visa run after day 183 to re-enter on an ARC. Does my visa run "restart the clock" and force me into the 20%?
Brendon wrote:Your salary will be withheld at 20%, most of which you can claim back when you file your tax returns the following year, if you were in Taiwan for 183 or more days. You'll get the refund in maybe July or August (of the following year).
Brendon wrote:3) Let's say I enter with a tourist visa before day 183, but go on a visa run after day 183 to re-enter on an ARC. Does my visa run "restart the clock" and force me into the 20%?
No. All that matters is whether you were here for more than 183 days in the year. You can break it up as you like.
wix wrote:The tax office calculates the number of days one has been in Taiwan from the entry and exit stamps on your passport. The exact kind of visa you are using is not taken into consideration.
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