Hire your remote team in Taiwan

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Hiring a remote team in a country as Taiwan comes with a lot of overhead, such as compliance, local laws, taxes, etc. As a company, you don't want to worry about knowing all the local laws. Instead you want to focus on your remote team and the business. Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Taiwan. We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business.

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1. Hire a remote team in Taiwan with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Taiwan, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Taiwan effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Introduction

Rivermate is a global employment solutions company that provides Employer of Record services in Taiwan (Province of China).

As an employer of record, we help you hire employees and run payroll services in Taiwan (Province of China), allowing you to avoid the necessity of first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Taiwan (Province of China).

It is not necessary to establish an entity in order to hire an employee. We can hire your employee in any country with a few mouse clicks. Using our Employer of Record solution, you can have full compliance, benefits, and automated payments.

If you wish to hire a remote team in Taiwan (Province of China) or individually hire remote employees in Taiwan (Province of China), Rivermate’s global employer of record services will make sure that the process will be as seamless as possible for you.

Send us a message so we can talk about how Rivermate’s Employer of Record Taiwan (Province of China) services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Taiwan

Taiwan's rapid growth in the industrial sector is referred to as a "Taiwan miracle." Taiwan is one of Asia's four most developed and wealthy countries, along with South Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore. It maintains positive trade relations with Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, India, and Vietnam. Taiwan's economy is capitalist and based on free market principles. Taiwan has the 7th largest economy in Asia and the 20th largest economy in the world in terms of PPP GDP.

4. Cost of living in Taiwan

Taiwan's cost of living is $981, which is 1.05 times higher than the global average. Taiwan ranked 68th out of 197 countries in terms of cost of living and 13th in terms of quality of life.

Taiwan's average after-tax salary is $1386, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months.

5. Cost of renting in Taiwan

In comparison to major American cities, the cost of living in Taiwan is very low. Housing facilities charge more than any other utility, including food. Food is very cheap, and there are several fast-food options for workers and students.

Rent is very expensive in Taiwan. When it comes to housing, your location is extremely important. The rent cost varies depending on the size of your home, its location and neighborhood, the amenities and facilities available, and so on.

6. Major industries in Taiwan

Taiwan's semiconductor industry is a subset of the information technology industry. Taiwan's main areas of opportunity are manufacturing, packaging, and design. The semiconductor industry saw a boost in 2020 as the COVID-19 lockdown increased the demand for electronics.

Taiwan's Information Technology (IT) industry emerged in the 1960s. This industry has grown steadily since then. The COVID-19 pandemic has done nothing but increase the demand-supply ratio in the market.

Taiwan's agricultural industry has been the backbone of the country's economic growth. This industry contributes 3% of the nation's GDP. Agriculture was slowed in 2020-21 as a result of the restrictions imposed, resulting in lower production than in previous years. However, now that the restrictions have been lifted, Taiwan is poised to increase agricultural productivity.

7. Hiring cost in Taiwan

Hiring is a significant expense for any business. A company/industry/sector must spend a certain amount of money to fill open positions. These costs take into account the following factors:

- Opportunity costs

- Advertisement costs

- Time

- Shortlisting and interview process

- The lending of personnel for interview

8. Employment laws Taiwan

Taiwan has a specialized Ministry of Labor that creates and enforces employment laws. When making a law, every aspect is considered, from the personal to the political. Taiwan has sacred religious views that must be protected at all costs. The following aspects of employment are governed:

- Penal Provisions

- Compensation for Occupational Accidents

- Retirement

- Working Hours and Recess

- Holidays

- Wages

The laws and regulations that govern the employment relationships in Taiwan are based upon

- Labor laws

- Criminal laws

- Civil service laws

- Ministry of Justice

- Ministry of Labor

9. Top skills Taiwan

Taiwan's market is dominated by the semiconductor industry and the information technology sector. Taiwan is constantly on the lookout for skilled individuals and highly qualified professionals to help with the ongoing responsibilities.

Major skills and areas which have witnessed a recent growth rate

- Information Technology

- Renewable Energy

- E-commerce

- Healthcare‍

Taiwan's cities are divided into three broad administrative units: special municipalities, cities, and county-administered cities. The available job opportunities are heavily influenced by the category in which your work city falls.

- Taipei - As the center of all import-export trade, Taipei offers numerous opportunities in sales, business development, business administration, management, marketing, and operations, among other things. This city has beautiful landscapes and is a great place for both individuals and families.

- Taichung has a thriving information technology and semiconductor industry. Every now and then, a new startup emerges. Taichung has an abundance of technical and information technology jobs.

10. Economic landscape in Taiwan

Taiwan's economy is based on exports. Over the last three decades, their GDP has increased by more than 8%. It has a PPP GDP of US $0.050 trillion (NT 1.403 trillion), which translates into a per capita income of US $2,049.29. (NT 56,959). Taiwan's nominal GDP is lower than the country's PPP GDP. Taiwan's nominal GDP is expected to be $24.56 billion (NT 682.702 billion) in 2021, with a per capita income of $1,155.73 (NT $32,123).

11. Market size in Taiwan

Taiwan's market is primarily driven by the electronics and telecommunications industries. It is the most technologically advanced nation in the world in this sector, particularly in the development of microchips. Taiwan's major earning sector is the public sector, which includes industries such as energy, agriculture, information technology, steel, semiconductor industry, maritime industry, manufacturing, and so on.

12. Minimum wage in Taiwan

The minimum wage is NT$24,000 per month or NT$160 per hour.

13.Why choose Rivermate to hire your remote team in Taiwan?

Establishing an entity in Taiwan to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Taiwan has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Taiwan simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record (EOR) solutions in Taiwan give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in Taiwan via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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