Why KPMG Taiwan as Your Trustworthy Partner? How we can help?

With ever-growing complexity of foreign investment, tax and regulatory regime, you need a client-centric, integrated and forward-looking team of seasoned consultants to work alongside your team in your expansion in Taiwan.

Why KPMG Taiwan as Your Trustworthy Partner ?

When handing over of certain aspects of functions (such as bookkeeping, payroll or corporate registry and compliance) to your local or regional staff, KPMG experts know how to facilitate effective handing over dialogue and knowledge sharing among your headquarters and local teams.

Our professional team aim to help guide your business team assemble necessary services that meet both business needs and local regulatory, accounting and tax requirements. Our integrated service approach provides single point of contact, which will save your business team time and allow them to focus on business development and core management.

Our professional teams aim to offer practical, proactive and holistic business solutions to accommodate the complexity and details of local regulatory requirement, your group policy requirements as well as global regulatory regimes.

Set up and doing your business in Taiwan

4 Stages of Your Investment Life Cycle

From each critical stage of your investment life cycle in Taiwan, KPMG has a complete offering of services and solutions with your goal in mind to support your teams to maximize values of your investment in Taiwan. Please refer to our “A Step Guide to your Taiwan Investment” guide for key considerations in each stage.

1.Forming Legal Entity
1.Forming Legal Entity

What we can offer

    Investment advisory services
  • Tailormade advisory service on choice of entity and investing structure that fits the business purpose for optimal tax position.
  • Full scope of advisory service, including the branch/ subsidiary establishment process through tax registration approval and consulting on general investment issues.

  • Foreign Investment Approval (“FIA”)
    Taiwan’s foreign investments must obtain the FIA from Investment Committee, Ministry of Economics Affairs (“MOEA”) or MOEA itself. KPMG has extensive experience in FIA applications and will assist you in dealing with any inquiries from the authority.

    Capital Contribution CPA Audit
    Under Company Act, companies shall have their injected capital certified by Taiwan CPA as part of the establishment procedures. KPMG will provide capital audit support along with the investment advisory service.

    Value-added Advisory and Network of Related Services
  • Appointment of responsible person / branch manager
  • Responsible person’s / Branch manager’s rights and obligations
  • Capital requirement
  • Coordination on bank account issues
  • Finding registration address
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Tax registration issues
  • Additional investment and registration issue after establishment, such as capital increase, amendment of company articles
2.Accounting and Tax Compliance SystemSystem
2.Accounting and Tax Compliance System System

What we can offer

    Accounting service
  • Accounting support
    (1) A/R, A/P, employee expense processing work outsourcing service.
  • Maintain account books in accordance with ROC GAAP
    (1) Prepare financial statements in accordance with the required templates
    (2) Prepare related supporting schedules and reconciliation statements

  • Tax Compliance Service
  • Income tax compliance service
  • VAT compliance service
  • Stamp tax reporting
  • Withholding tax compliance service

  • Payroll Outsourcing Service
  • Monthly payroll processing
    (1)Severance /retirement benefit calculation
    (2).Withholding tax calculation for expatriate employee
  • Statutory filing
    (1)Filing application for enrollment/withdrawal/contribution salary changes
    (2)Filing of involuntary termination
    (3)Filing of 2nd generation NHI withholding
3.Employment Compliance

What we can offer

    KPMG Global Mobility Services (GMS)
    Our team provides professional assignees taxes and immigration services to help multinational companies managing their global workforce in a rapid changing global mobile environment.
  • Preparation of Taiwan and US individual income tax returns
  • Global mobility advisory from tax or immigration requirements perspectives
  • Immigration services, including application of work permit, Alien Resident Certificate and Employment Gold Card.
  • Calculation of employee’s tax equalization followed by company policy
  • Tax advisory services on equity income plan
4.Operate - Tax Position Management

What we can offer

    Tax Management Consulting/Dispute and Controversy Resolution
  • General direct and indirect tax advisory on inbound transactions
  • Tax ruling, incentive, and treaty relief application
  • Tax cost minimization for cross-border transactions, e.g. Article 25 application
  • E-services (digital services) related advisory and compliance services
  • Tax dispute and controversy resolution, e.g. tax audit defense, tax administration remedy (recheck, appeal)
4.Operate - Mergers & Acquisitions

What we can offer

    M&A Service
  • Tax due diligence and advisory for M&A
  • Tax consulting on optimal adjustment to group investment structure for M&A taking into the tax considerations during investment cycle:
    (1)Market entering, choice of holding structure,
    (2)Tax consideration during holding period,
    (3)Exiting investment
  • Tax consulting on funding consideration and tax consideration from refinancing model perspective
  • Tax consulting on effective adjustment to group operation model and shareholding structure for M&A
4.Operate - Transfer Pricing, Trade and Custom

What we can offer

    Trade and Custom
  • Classification determination
  • Valuation review and adjustments
  • Post-entry audit
  • Duty recovery and mitigation
  • Filing adjustments for corrections (such as transfer pricing adjustments)

  • Transfer Pricing
  • Plan on transfer pricing policy by taking into account Group business goal and local practice
  • Prepare three-tie transfer pricing documentations (Transfer Pricing Contemporaneous Documentation, Master file and Country-by-Country Report)
  • Assist in response to tax authorities’ queries and defense on transfer pricing controversy
  • Assist in response to tax authorities’ queries and defense on transfer pricing controversy
  • Assist companies to manage their operational transfer pricing to reduce the risk of double taxation
  • Apply for advance pricing agreement (APA)

What is hot or in trend in “Invest in Taiwan”?

Meet our team



Related services