Taiwan, Japan sign double tax avoidance pact

The China Post
Date: November 27, 2015
By: CNA

TAIPEI — Taiwan and Japan signed a bilateral agreement on the avoidance of

Lee Chia-chin, chairman of the Taipei-based Association of East Asian Relations, and Japan's Interchange Association Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi, sign a bilateral agreement on the avoidance of double taxation in Tokyo on Thursday. The two sides also signed two memoranda of understanding. (CNA)

Lee Chia-chin, chairman of the Taipei-based Association of East Asian Relations, and Japan’s Interchange Association Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi, sign a bilateral agreement on the avoidance of double taxation in Tokyo on Thursday. The two sides also signed two memoranda of understanding. (CNA)

double taxation in Tokyo Thursday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The two sides also signed two memoranda of understanding on the application of competition laws and on cooperation and exchanges on disaster prevention, the ministry announced.

Lee Chia-chin, chairman of the Taipei-based Association of East Asian Relations, and Japan’s Interchange Association Chairman Mitsuo Ohashi signed the three agreements in Tokyo on behalf of their respective countries at the conclusion of a two-day bilateral economic and trade conference.

Under the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTTA), Taiwanese nationals working in enterprises in Japan will not be taxed in both countries, and vice versa.

The DTTA extends to company employees who are on a long-term business trips to the other country.     [FULL  STORY]

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