Ministry of Finance (Taiwan)

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Ministry of Finance
中華民國財政部
Cáizhèngbù
ROC Ministry of Finance Seal.svg
Agency overview
Formed March 1912
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Taipei City
Ministers responsible
Parent agency Executive Yuan
Website www.mof.gov.tw

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of China (MOF; Chinese: 中華民國財政部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Cáizhèngbù) is the ministry of the Republic of China (Taiwan) responsible for government revenue, taxation, treasury, government land properties, customs in Taiwan. The current minister is Sheu Yu-jer.

The Ministry of Finance also manages the administration of government land, tobacco and alcohol, deposit insurance for banking customers and export-import banking services.[1]

Structure[edit]

Ministry of Finance

Internal Structure[edit]

The internal structure of the agency is comprised:[2]

  • Secretariat
  • Counselors
  • Superintendent
  • Department of Customs Administration
  • Department of General Affairs
  • Department of Personnel
  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Civil Service Ethics
  • Legal Affairs Committee
  • Petitions and Appeals Committee

Administrative Agencies[edit]

The Ministry of Finance has a number of subordinate agencies reporting to it. They are:[1]

Local Agencies under supervision[edit]

The following agencies report to the Ministry of Finance of the central government are:

  • Bureau of Finance, Taipei Municipal Government
  • Bureau of Finance, Kaohsiung Municipal Government

Subordinate agencies[edit]

These subordinate agencies report to the Ministry of Finance:[3]

List of Ministers of Finance[edit]

The following is a list of finance ministers of the Republic of China.

Nationalist government during 1928–1947[edit]

1948–1978[edit]

Appointed by Chiang Kai-shek:

  • Wang Yun-wu (王雲五) appointed May 31, 1948
  • Hsu Kan (徐堪) appointed November 11, 1948
  • Liu Kung-yun (劉攻芸) appointed March 21, 1949
  • Hsu Kan (徐堪) appointed June 12, 1949
  • Kuan Chi-yu (關吉玉) appointed October 3, 1949
  • Yen Chia-kan (嚴家淦) appointed March 12, 1950
  • P. Y. Shu (徐柏園) appointed May 27, 1954
  • Yen Chia-kan (嚴家淦) appointed March 19, 1958
  • Chen Ching-yu (陳慶瑜) appointed December 14, 1963
  • Yu Kuo-hwa (俞國華) appointed November 29, 1967
  • Kwoh-Ting Li (李國鼎) appointed June 25, 1969, the "Father of Taiwan's Economic Miracle"

Appointed by Yen Chia-kan:

  • Fei Hwa (費驊) appointed June 9, 1976

1978–1988[edit]

Appointed by Chiang Ching-kuo:

1988–2000[edit]

Appointed by Lee Teng-hui:

2000–2008[edit]

Appointed by Chen Shui-bian:

2008–present[edit]

Appointed by Ma Ying-jeou:

2016–present[edit]

Appointed by Lin Chuan:

Transportation[edit]

The MOF building is accessible by walking distance East of Xiaonanmen Station of the Taipei Metro on the Green Line.

Notes and references[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]