The recently enacted 2017 Tax Cut and Reform Bill, approved December 22, 2017, has substantially impacted taxpayers and domestic companies in the United States as well as operational planning for multinational corporations. While the new law reduces corporate and individual tax rates, the policy comes with a wide range of complexities in financial reporting. To ensure […]
About AmCham Taipei
Founded in 1951, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham Taipei) is a non-profit, non-partisan business organization dedicated to promoting the interests of international business in Taiwan. With around 1000 members from more than 500 companies and 24 committees representing various industry interests, AmCham speaks with collective authority on business issues as they affect its member companies operating in Taiwan.
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During the preparation of the 2018 Taiwan White Paper, AmCham Taipei’s committees reviewed and rated the status of issues raised in the 2017 White Paper. Based on a five-tier scale, 21 items were placed in Category 2, meaning “Showing Good Progress.” Of the 21 items, eight were identified by the committees as having strong enough progress that […]
The 2018 edition of AmCham Taipei’s annual Taiwan White Paper was released on June 6 with a news conference followed by a membership luncheon, both at the Regent Taipei hotel. The news conference, which generated wide coverage, was attended by representatives from 32 local and international print and broadcast media organizations. Chamber President William Foreman […]
Following the U.S. withdrawal from the embryonic Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) soon after Donald Trump’s inauguration as President, the other 11 TPP countries decided to maintain the multilateral trade agreement under the revised name of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). As a major trading economy, Taiwan hopes to be able to join the CPTPP […]