Send the documents to a certified translator for further details. If you really want to open a business, be prepared to pay for the expenses. It is better you have a certified document explaining all the requirements in details than only having basic knowledge about the policies.
They are buxiban. It’s a cultural concept that can’t be properly translated, like guanxi, yinyang, or meiyou.
In all seriousness, they are neither juridical persons nor entities with no capacity. They are business entities, but they are (according to the BLI) not “businesses” or “firms”. So you can see, it’s not completely straightforward.
Don’t hire a translator to do a whole 30 page document until you know what the document is. If it’s the Supplementary Education Act, it’s already available online in English. (Unless you’re hiring me! )
Buxiban building codes can be very strict. Just to have an architect approve your space can cost 100,000 to 200,000 depending on the size. If you can find a buxiban that recently closed you might avoid that cost but you can be sure renovations will be required.
I believe in NTC you need 400,000 in the bank to get licensed. It can be costly to get licensed and inspected; architects don’t come cheap. Books and supplies, whiteboards, desks. You might want a driver. Cleaners can be hired but most require a certain amount of hours each day (4).
I pay my teachers more than other schools because I have trouble finding teachers. I also don’t enjoy exploiting my workers. I imagine an accountant will help you stay out of hot water and save you some money in the long run.
I’m currently in the process of turning my illegal buxiban into a legal one. The start up costs are quickly approaching 1 million NT.
My wife speaks Chinese so she read the document. If you want to open a buxiban I suggest you find a school that has shut down that already has a license. Starting from scratch can be very costly and takes a long time. If you want to start from scratch there are companies and associations that can make it much easier, especially if you don’t speak Chinese.