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As part of the Asian Tigers, Taiwan is a real pioneer in terms of multimedia. While preserving its ancestral ties with China over the years, it is nowadays a modern country, full of professional opportunities for expatriates and businessmen.

Taiwan also holds an impressive wild nature, along with a great cultural and traditional wealth as described by its small villages and beautiful temples.

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Working in Taiwan depends on your skill set and the job you seek. Expats can find a wide range of jobs around the island, but the majority of the jobs are in the cities. Not all office jobs require Chinese-language skill, but it helps for many job opportunities.

Transportation in the cities around Taiwan is convenient. Once outside the cities, it can get tricky with infrequent buses and taxis. For expats living in smaller cities or suburbs, it is recommended to get a driver’s license and a scooter or car.

Taxes are a headache no matter where you live. They’re especially difficult for American expats who still have to file US taxes every year. Payroll taxes for expats in Taiwan are complicated. However, when it’s time to file annual tax returns, the government makes the process as easy as possible.

Taiwan has numerous universities that offer programs for students from a wide range of disciplines. There are courses that are taught in English to attract more foreign students, but most students come to Taiwan to study Mandarin.

Moving is a hassle in any country, but moving within the same city in Taiwan can be a little easier. When moving within the same city, it’s generally best to have an overlap in the time to move between apartments to avoid having to find and pay movers.

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