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Chronicle of Important Events (Historical Archives)

Important Events of the National Taxation Bureau of Taipei, Ministry of Finance

Year Important Events
1967

❖ National Taxation Bureau of Taipei, Ministry of Finance was established.

1968

❖ Six service offices, Chengzhong, Zhongshan, Songshan, Guting, Yanping, and Wanhua offices, were set up.

1970

❖ Upgraded to a second class bureau.

1971

❖ Investigation Office, Jiancheng Office, and Daan Office were set up.

1972

❖ Upgraded to a first class bureau.

1975

❖ Profit-seeking enterprises income tax assessment, case selection, and review operations were computerized.

1978

❖ The Bureau’s Service Center was established to answer taxpayers’ questions on  tax laws and regulations.

1984

❖ The Bureau’s office relocated to No. 547, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road.

❖ Toll-free service number 080-21-1010 was launched in July 1984.

1988

❖ Nangang Office was divided into Nangang Office and Neihu Office; Yanping Office was divided into Yanping Office and Datong Office.

1990

❖ Tax revenue exceeded NT$201.1 billion.

❖ Income tax return filing period was changed to from February 20 to March 31 of each year.

1991

❖ The Bureau’s organizational structure was adjusted to be in line with Taipei’s administrative districts.

1992

❖ The Bureau’s new office building was inaugurated, and the office was relocated from the old location on Zhongxiao East Road in September 1992.

1996

❖ The Bureau's new internet tax information service website was officially launched.

❖ The Bureau fully implemented the individual income tax teller system.

1998

❖ Implemented online filing of various income statements.

1999

❖ Implemented the electronic individual income tax return filing system (including two-dimensional barcode and online tax return filing).

2000

❖ Implemented the online profit-seeking enterprise income tax return filing system.

❖ Promoted the new system of the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax Act.

2002

❖ The income tax return filing period was changed and inquiry service on income information was provided.

2003

❖ The National Taxation Bureau began to directly collect business tax since 2003.

❖ Daan Office and Songshan Office were restructured to be Daan Branch and Songshan Branch.

2004

❖ Promoted the non-arm’s length transfer pricing system for profit-seeking enterprise income tax.

2006

❖ Promoted the Income Basic Tax Act (minimum taxation system).

2008

❖ Set up a tax reform team to develop an anti income tax avoidance system.

2010

❖ Zhongzheng Office and Xinyi Office were restructured to be Zhongzheng Branch and Xinyi Branch.

❖ Inquiry service on individual income tax deduction information was provided.

❖ Overseas income was included for the basic income taxation.

2011

❖ Promoted the signing of advance pricing agreement cases and implemented the audit of transfer pricing cases.

❖ Promoted the service of the pre-calculation of individual income tax.

❖ Promoted the new specifically selected goods and services tax system.

2012

❖ Promoted the abolition of tax exemptions for military and education personnel’s salary income.

2013

❖ Renamed as the National Taxation Bureau of Taipei, Ministry of Finance to be in line with the organizational reform of the Executive Yuan.

2015

❖ Promoted the "feedback tax" system of income tax.

2016

❖ Promoted the house and land transactions income taxation system.

❖ Discontinued taxation on real estate for the specifically selected goods and services tax.

❖ Promoted the commodity tax reduction/refund for scrapping or exporting of used automobiles and motorcycles for new vehicles.

❖ Promoted the use of NHI card to inquire income and deduction information and to file individual income tax return online.

2017

❖ Promoted cross-border e-commerce business tax system.

❖ Promoted mobile payment of individual income tax.

❖ North Central Office and South Central Office were relocated to a joint office at No. 219 Songjiang Road.

❖ Promoted the commodity tax reduction/refund for replacement of large vehicles with new ones.

❖ Promoted the protection of taxpayers' rights.

2018

❖ Promoted the cross-border e-commerce income tax system.

❖ Promoted the income tax system optimization plan.

2019

❖ Promoted the taxation measures for the repatriation of overseas funds.

❖ Promoted the commodity tax reduction/refund provided for purchase of energy-saving appliances.

❖ The Bureau began to provide services for inquiring financial inheritance in December 2019.

2020

❖ In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, announced the extension of the income tax return filing deadline from May 1 to June 30, 2020.

❖ Implemented the nation-wide one-stop inquiry service of financial inheritance in July 2020.

2021

❖ In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced the extension of the income tax return filing deadline from May 1 to June 30, 2021 (for medical personnel, it can be extended to July 31, 2021).

❖ Promoted the taxation refinement of the house and land transactions income tax (referred to as the House and Land Transactions Income Tax 2.0) in July 2021.

❖ Promoted the National Taxation Bureau’s one-stop reply of financial inheritance information in September 2021.

 

Last updated:2021-09-16