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Taiwanese store prints wrong receipt, almost owes government NT$200,000 in taxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A receipt showing a customer buying three sticky rice balls for over NT$4 million was returned to the store of its origin, bringing a sense of relief to all the clerks, es...

Deadline for filing taxes in Taiwan is today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (June 30) is the last day residents of Taiwan can file their income taxes or apply for an extension after the government issued a one-month nationwide extension du...

Red envelopes at Taiwanese weddings subject to 'gift tax'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Finance's National Taxation Bureau of the Northern Area has announced that red envelopes (hongbao, 紅包) and other gifts given at weddings, funerals and other...

Tax website crashes for 6 hours on first day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first day of the annual tax filing period began yesterday with a flood of applications and complaints as the online tax-filing system slowed to a crawl for up to 6 hours, d...

TSS offers advice for Taiwan FinTech startups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS), a National Development Council backed organization to facilitate Taiwan assessed some of the challenges ahead for Taiwan's FinTech industry...

Taxman cracks down on Uber Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The taxman sent officials to the headquarters of Uber Taiwan Wednesday to seize office equipment and to the Deutsche Bank to freeze NT$11.84 million (US$383,000) in compan...

Model's battle with taxman leads to tax deductions for 5.39M workers

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Following the aftermath of model Novia Lin's (林若亞) win in which a judge ruled the NT$128,000 salary cap was unconstitutional, Taiwan's finance ministry is drafting a...

Taijimen members trying to push their way into Presidential Office to air grievances arrested

Taipei -- Four members of the Taijimen Qigong Academy (太極門氣功養生學會) were apprehended by Military Police as they tried to force their way into the Presidential Office, police said on Monday. According...