• Service: Tax, Global Mobility Services, International Tax
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 4/7/2014

Taiwan - Possible tax benefits of cross-strait agreement with China 

April 7: Because a cross-strait taxation agreement between Taiwan and China is expected to be concluded soon, prudent enterprises may take time now to consider an appropriate strategy and to evaluate how best to apply such a cross-strait taxation agreement.

Taxpayers would want to consider practical experience learned from tax treaties between Taiwan and other countries, and also consider tax benefits that might be available for companies once an agreement is signed and enters into force.

If a cross-strait taxation agreement is eventually signed, enterprises may consider how to manage tax risks through various types of arrangements to reduce double taxation.

Read an April 2014 report [PDF 119 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Taiwan: Views on possible applications of cross-strait taxation agreement from experience of tax treaties between Taiwan and other countries

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