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Taiwan Expects Fastest Growth in a Decade in 2021 on Export Boom

The IMF has forecasted that the Taiwanese GDP growth will be 4.7% in 2021 before stabilizing at around 3% in 2022. The government aims to boost growth by spending in sectors like healthcare and energy, which should increase the country’s productivity and decrease unemployment rates by giving people more jobs opportunities. The government positions itself as the world’s fourth-largest producer of electronics and one of its largest suppliers. Taiwan benefits from strengthening local consumption, which was spurred by domestic investment opportunities, backed up with an export-oriented economic growth that experts suggest will continue into a resilient future for this East Asian economy. In 2020, Taiwan ranked #15 in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index (Sources: Taiwan News, Asia Fund Managers, and Reuters).

XML employs workers for you in Taiwan
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A trusted professional employment organization with in-depth knowledge of the Taiwanese market, XML International provides you with end-to-end personalised solutions to recruit and manage remote team members for your activities in Taipei or any other city in Taiwan regardless of the size of your organisation or your industry.

Employees will be employed pursuant to local labour laws, and all required social security and taxation will be paid to the local Authorities.

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Local Currency

New Taiwan Dollar TWD

Official Languages

Mandarin, Chinese

Taiwan Minimum wage

Minimum wage in Taiwan is 24,000.00 NT per month.

Taiwan Normal working hours

Normal working hours in Taiwan are 8 hours a day and 40 hours a week.

Taiwan Annual leave

Worker who have worked continually for the same employer or business entity for a certain period of time shall be granted annual paid leaves on an annual basis based on the following conditions:

  • 3 days for service of 6 months or more but less than 1 year,
  • 7 days for service of 1 year or more but less than 2 years,
  • 10 days for service of 2 years or more but less than 3 years,
  • 14 days for service of 3 years or more but less than 5  years,
  • 15 days for service of 5 years or more but less than 10  years,
  • 1 additional day for each year of service over 10  years up to a maximum of 30 days.

Taiwan Sick leave

Workers are entitled to:

  •  30 days in one year if the employee is not hospitalized,  
  • 1 year of sick leave within a two-year period if the employee is hospitalized.

Taiwan Maternity leave

Female workers are entitled to 8 weeks of full paid maternity leave if they have been employed for more than 6 months. If the workers have been employed for less then 6 months, they are entitled to half of the salary pay.

Taiwan Paternity leave

Fathers are entitles to 5 days of paid paternity leave.

Taiwan Notice Period

The minimum period of advance notice for termination of employment by the employer is:

  • 10 days in advance where an employee has worked continuously for more than three months but less than one year;
  • 20 days in advance where an employee has worked continuously for more than one year but less than three years; and
  • 30 days in advance where an employee has worked continuously for more than three years.


After receiving the advance notice, the employee may, during hours of work, ask for a leave of absence with pay for the purpose of finding a new job (no more than two working days per week).

The employer may terminate the employment contract with payment in lieu of notice.

Taiwan Probation period

The employer and employee may agree on a reasonable probation period in good faith. The law does not foresee a maximum probation period, but in practice, the probation period is often limited to 3-6 months. During the probation period, the employer must comply with the Taiwan Labor Standards Act in the event of termination of the employment, including respecting the ordinary notice period.

Taiwan VAT

The standard VAT rate is 5%

(Sources: Deloitte, law.moj.gov.tw )

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We handle the complete employment lifecycle of your teams in Taiwan

XML International, one of the best workforce solutions and employer of record services providers for Taiwan, supports the set-up and the management of your international workforce for all your activities in Taiwan. Our invaluable input consists of streamlining and handling for you the complete employment lifecycle of your teams in Taiwan. We give you all the keys to handle you staff in Taipei or any city in Taiwan. XML’s knowledge of Taiwanese labour laws, tax and social security system, and employment regulations allows you to tackle the challenges of local compliance in Taiwan, navigate all the local complexities and avoid pitfalls.

The Best Employment Outsourcing Solutions for Taiwan

Smart Management of your Employees in Taiwan

Among our top priorities, compliance with Taiwanese employment regulations and labour laws is number one. In addition to talent acquisition, recruitment services, and workforce management, we also ensure that our clients’ workforce management in Taiwan is aligned with Taiwanese tax and social security rules and the latest immigration processes, including visas and work permits.

Here is the list of our core services supporting your activities in Taiwan

• GEO Services for Taiwan (PEO and EOR)

• Contingent Workforce Services for Taiwan

• Managed Solutions Programs for Taiwan

• RPO & Staff Mobilization for Taiwan

Do Business in Taiwan, with or without creating your local legal entity

Take advantage of the targeted outsourcing solutions proposed by XML International for your expansion in Taiwan or for your employees already based there. We offer a comprehensive series of bespoke and scalable outsourcing solutions specially designed for the Taiwanese market.

They range from professional employer organization employment (PEO), employer of record, and contingent workforce employment services, to help you grow effortlessly and successfully in Taiwan without any complications. We can also help you source, recruit, and onboard new team members locally, even if you don’t have an office in Taiwan.

XML provides you with everything you need to start doing business in Taiwan or to optimize your business if you are already operating there, leading to significant bottom-line savings and getting your business activities up and running in just days. Get in touch with the XML team to learn how we can boost your activities in Taiwan in a cost-effective way. 

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