Corporate Tax payment

Main points   Blue tax return forms give preferential tax treatments for fillers;  A registration in the local tax office is necessary;  The company must undertake a specific accounting procedure t...

Online resources

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Online procedures: eTax & ELTAX

It is possible in Japan to complete the entire tax return filling and payment online. This solution may be very useful for a company headquartered abroad. There is however one important precondition t...

Contact details tax offices

There is a local tax office in almost every important city in Japan. Below lists the contact information of the Regional Tax Bureaus.  A list of the addresses of local tax bureaus is available on the...

Tax exemptions

The following domestic business transactions are exempted from Consumption tax:...

Other taxes

Although corporate and consumption taxation issues are those you will have to deal with in your daily business activities as an SME, there are also a number of other taxes and rules that might have ef...

Foreign business and consumption tax

Foreign companies doing business in Japan without physical presence on the Japanese territory, but warehousing and distributing goods in Japan, may be classified as having a permanent establishment i...

Tax returns and withholding of tax

Self Assessment and Payment Enterprises engaged in domestic transactions (excluding enterprises that are exempt from consumption tax) and parties engaged in import transactions must file and pay consu...

Consumption taxes

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Subsidies

Subsidy Programme for Projects Promoting Asian Site Location in Japan There are further subsidies for businesses establishing R&D Centres or regional headquarters. Under this subsidy program, elig...

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