Taiwan Income Tax Calculator

Find out how much your salary is after tax so you can have a better idea of what to expect when planning your budget
Updated for 2021 Tax Year
Optional Criteria
See values per:
Year Month Biweekly Week Day Hour


loading indicator


Salary Before Tax$ 0

Salary After Tax$ 0

Total Tax$ 0

Average Tax Rate0 %

$ = New Taiwan Dollar

Net Pay
Total Tax
Detailed Breakdown


loading indicator

Salary Before Tax$ 0

Income Tax$ 0

Labor Insurance$ 0

National Health Insurance$ 0

Total Tax$ 0

Salary After Tax$ 0

Total Deductions$ 0

Average Tax Rate0 %


Map of Taiwan

Enter your salary into the calculator above to find out how taxes in Taiwan affect your income. You'll then get your estimated take home pay, a detailed breakdown of your potential tax liability, and a quick summary down here so you can have a better idea of what to expect when planning your budget.

If you make 0 a year living in Taiwan, we estimate that you'll be taxed 0. In almost all cases, your employer will automatically withhold this amount from your paychecks and thus your take home pay should be around 0 per year or 0 per month. Lastly, your average tax rate ends up being around 0 %. Note that this estimate is based only on the most common standard deductions and credits, if any. If you are eligible for additional deductions and credits, your taxes may be lower.

What is the income tax rate in Taiwan?

The individual income tax rate in Taiwan is progressive and ranges from 5% to 40% depending on your income for residents while non-residents are taxed at a flat rate of 18%. For more details, check out our detail section.

Details about income tax in Taiwan

The personal income tax system in Taiwan is a progressive tax system. This means that your income is split into multiple brackets where lower brackets are taxed at lower rates and higher brackets are taxed at higher rates. Tax rates range from 5% to 40%.

For 2021 tax year

Taxable Income (NTD)Tax Rate
First 540,0005%
From 540,000 to 1,210,00012%
From 1,210,000 to 2,420,00020%
From 2,420,000 to 4,530,00030%
From 4,530,000 onwards40%

Many deductions exist including a standard deduction, a standard personal exemption, and a standard salaries and wage deduction, among many others. Our calculator only focuses on standard ones that are available to most.

Non-residents are not eligible for any deductions and are taxed at a flat rate of 18%.

Social Security in Taiwan

Social security in Taiwan consists of the Labor Insurance Program (LIP), National Health Insurance Program (NHIP), and Labour Pension Program (LPP).

Contributions to labor insurance are based on each individual's income and is split between the employee, the employer, and the government with the majority paid by the employer. For employees, the contribution rate is around 11% of the ratio of your income that you are responsible for.

Similarly, the contributions to health insurance are also split between the employee, the employer, and the government. In this case, the contribution ratios for each vary widely based on the type of employment. As far as the health insurance rate itself goes, it's around 5% which is then applied depending on a complex set of tiers and brackets that your income falls into.

For the pension program, contributions are only made by the employer. Additionally, foreign individuals can not participate in the pension program.

Resident status and income tax in Taiwan

Residence rules differ between Taiwan nationals and foreigners.

For Taiwan nationals with household registration, individuals are generally classified as resident taxpayers unless they have resided in Taiwan for fewer than 31 days within a calendar year while having one's center of vital interest located outside Taiwan.

Foreign individuals who stay in Taiwan for 183 days or more in a calendar year are considered to be resident taxpayers. Otherwise, they are considered to be non-resident taxpayers.


Quick Facts about Taiwan

  • Name(s) in Native Language(s):台灣
  • Main Language(s):Mandarin
  • Currency:New Taiwan Dollar ($)
  • Capital:Taipei
  • Total Population:23,568,378
  • Most Populous City:New Taipei City
  • Time Zone(s):UTC+8
  • International Phone Code:+886
  • Driving Side:Right
  • Climate:Ranges from temperate to tropical, often hot and humid, very rainy in summer especially in the north

Tax Calculator Disclaimer

  • Tax situations vary widely and calculations can get very complex. This calculator only provides an estimate according to the most common scenarios for salary (standard employment income) that comes from an employer. If you are self-employed, your taxes might differ.
  • There may be additional deductions, credits, exemptions, allowances, reliefs, etc depending on many factors. Some factors are about your family such as the number of dependents, children, relatives, parents, etc. Other factors may include mortgage payments, property depreciation, charitible donations, additional voluntary retirement contributions, etc. Whether or not you are handicapped and/or disabled may also sometimes be an additional factor.
  • Depending on region and jurisdiction, salary bonuses may be treated and taxed differently from standard salary. Additionally, some cities may have city specific income tax.
  • This calculator only estimates income tax. It does not consider other taxes like property tax, self-employment tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax, etc.
  • Calculators from other sites may show slightly different numbers due to different deductions/credits being included or they are based on data from a different year.
  • Investomatica is not a tax advisor. While we try our best to stay up to date with changes in tax codes, we make no guarantee our calculator will always be accurate. Generally, we review changes once a year. If you notice a major miscalculation or error with our calculator (most likely caused by a typo somewhere), feel free to direct message us on twitter and let us know. However, if you have specific tax questions, please consult a licensed tax professional.

Disqus Advertisement Disclaimer

Ads that show up within the disqus comment area below are added in by disqus for their own purposes. Investomatica has no control over those ads and does not benefit from them.