The Taxman Cometh Walkthrough and Best Choice | The Witcher 3

Looking to get more ability points? See the locations for all Places of Power here:
Place of Power Locations
Trying to make more coin as quickly as possible? See our Money Making Guide!
How to Make Money Fast
Want to know the best early game builds and skills to invest in? We've got you covered!
Best Early Game Skills and Builds


This is a guide to the quest titled The Taxman Cometh from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Read on to learn locations, rewards, best choices, best outcomes, as well as useful tips and strategy for completing this quest.

Previous Quest Current Quest Next Quest
- The Taxman Cometh -

The Taxman Cometh Location and Rewards

Basic Information

Quest Number -
Region Novigrad
Quest Location Oxenfurt
Previous Quest -
Next Quest -


Gold Reward None
Exp Reward None
Item Reward None

How to Unlock The Taxman Cometh

Taxman locationEnlarge

Go to the Oxenfurt Market while carrying 35000 Crowns and try to exit Oxenfurt Market. A man named Walthemor Mitty will come an ask you a few questions.

Is The Taxman Cometh Missable or Failable?

You cannot miss or fail this quests even if you finish all the Main Quests in the game.

The Taxman Cometh Walkthrough

1 Go to Oxenfurt Market and try to exit the market.
2 Answer Wlathemor Mitty's questions.
3 (Optional) Pay your taxes at Vivaldi's Bank.

The Taxman Cometh Choices and Best Choice

Taxman Choice
There is no specific order in which you have to pick the options available. Walthemor Mitty will ask you three questions and the outcome will be determined whether you answered yes to two of his questions or not.

Answer Yes Twice

If you answered Yes to two of his questions, you will be given a Summons to payment which will make you have to pay Vivaldi 1000 Crowns before you will be able to access his services again.

Answer No Twice

If you answered No to two of his questions, you will be given a Taxpayer in Good Standing Diploma and the quest will immediately end.

Best Choice

The best choice here to to answer Yes to two of his questions since a 1000 crowns is pretty cheap while you have 35000 crowns or more in your pocket. This choice also gives you an additional 100 XP for completing the quest.

Is The Taxman Cometh Worth It?

The Taxman Cometh is not worth doing

We do not recommend doing this quest. The benefits that you gain from this quest are not very useful for your progression in the game. Finishing this quest will be mainly for the sake of the game's completion and to have more knowledge about the Witcher World.

The Witcher 3 Related Links


All Hearts of Stone Secondary Quests

No. Quest Title Location Sugg. Level
- A Midnight Clear Brunwich Miller's Lake 33
- Avid Collector The Borsodi Brothers' Auction House Marcus T.K. Hodgson's bookshop 34
- Enchanting: Quality Has Its Price Upper Mill Bloodrot Pit 32
- Enchanting: Start-up Costs Upper Mill 32
- Races: Swift as the Western Winds Upper Mill 32
- Rose on a Red Field Garin Estate Bowdon 33
- The Taxman Cometh Oxenfurt 32
- Without a Trace Herbalist's Hut Deadwight Wood Erde 32

See The List of All Quests

    The Like Feature

    You can save a comment for later by giving it a Like.
    As a member:Get access to several features!

    Opinions about an article or post go here.
    Opinions about an article or post
    We at Game8 thank you for your support.
    In order for us to make the best articles possible, share your corrections, opinions, and thoughts about "The Taxman Cometh Walkthrough and Best Choice" with us!
    When reporting a problem, please be as specific as possible in providing details such as what conditions the problem occurred under and what kind of effects it had.

    Walkthrough Menu

    New Comment

    All rights reserved

    Back to the Top
    Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more