September 16

2021

Webinar 178: Digital Taxation in Japan: Alert for E-service Companies

This webinar will cover whether foreign enterprises that provide online services/products to Japanese consumers are liable for Japanese taxes as well as some tips that will help them reduce the tax risk.

December 01

2022

'About Japan' webinar series 203: Consumption tax in Japan - 2022 overview

"Do I have to pay Consumption Tax?", "How can I get paid consumption tax back?" How to deal with Consumption Tax when doing business with or in Japan is a question that is often asked to JTPP Helpdesk's experts, as Japan's CT system operates rather differently from the EU VAT regime.

Government Procurement - Questions & Answers

QuestionWhere can I find information about public procurement calls for tender?AnswerThe Japanese government publishes calls for tender in English at a limited number of sites. JETRO (Japan Exter ...

Challenging systems

In line with the WTO agreement on public procurement Japan has established  a complaints system, called CHANS. In practice, this system is seldom used since its establishment in 1996.  At th ...

Electronic bidding

Electronic bidding systems are rapidly becoming the norm in Japan, with many government organisations setting up designated portals to conduct all tender procedures online. The national government has ...

Tender evaluation

The overall majority of tenders in Japan are evaluated on one criterion: - lowest price. The reasoning behind this is that all suppliers participating are deemed to possess the ability and skills to m ...

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