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Taiwan B2C foreign e-services

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  • 11 August 2017 | Richard Asquith

Taiwan B2C foreign e-services

Taiwan has confirmed that the Value Added Tax registration threshold for non-resident suppliers of electronic services to consumers is Taiwanese $480,000 per annum.

Since 1 May 2017, foreign providers have been required to charge VAT at 5% on the provision to non-VAT registered buyers of online games, videos, music, e-books, newspapers/journals, apps, membership websites, software and related hosting services.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.