Internal Revenue Service Representative to Visit Taiwan March 17-24, 2003
In Taipei, the representative will be at the American Institute in Taiwan from Monday, March 17 through Wednesday morning, March 19 (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.). The service is free and is by appointments of 15 minutes each. Please call the American Citizen Services Office (02-2709-2000, ext. 2014) to arrange an appointment.
In Kaohsiung, the representative will be at the American Institute in Taiwan from Wednesday afternoon, March 19 through Friday March 21. As in Taipei, the service is free and is by appointment. Please call the American Citizen Services Office (07-238-7744, ext. 15 or 30) to arrange an appointment.
Anyone seeking information or guidance in preparing U.S. tax returns is encouraged to make an appointment and visit the American Citizen Services Office, AIT Taipei, at the following addresses: No. 7, Lane 134, Hsin Yi Road, Sec. 3, (tel.: 02-2784-2306); or the American Citizen Services Office, AIT Kaohsiung, 5F, No. 2, Chung Cheng 3rd Road, (tel.: 07-238-7744, ext. 15 or 30) during the above times.
The American Institute in Taiwan has copies of the most frequently used U.S. tax forms. You may pick them up at AIT's Taipei office Monday through Friday, 8:00 to noon and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or AIT's Kaohsiung office Monday through Thursday, 8:30 to 11:30. (Please note: Both offices are closed on U.S. and Taiwan holidays. The Taipei office is also closed to the public the first business day of each month.) For even faster service, you can obtain tax forms and general information directly by fax. Call IRS, Tokyo, at 81-3-3224-5465 from a telephone connected to your fax machine. You will receive instructions on how to use the system. Many forms are available directly from the IRS website at www.irs.gov
The 2002 U.S. Treasury reporting rate of exchange for Taiwan is NT$34.425 = US $1.00
Information for overseas U.S. taxpayers can also be obtained by calling an IRS hot line in the U.S. at 202-874-1460 or 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676). The IRS Internet web site is: www.irs.gov