2017 Tax Reform outline

April 1 is the start of the new fiscal year in Japan and also marks the start of changes in the Japanese tax system that will be relevant for both domestic and foreign businesses operating in Japan. ...

November 22

2016

Webinar 83: Taxation on doing business in Japan

What taxes do you need to be aware of when doing business in Japan? No one can escape from taxes.  As Japan is one of the high tax countries, you need to carefully prepare your business plans beforeh...

Tax outlook 2017

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Postponement consumption tax increase leads to rescheduling of other fiscal measures

The government has formally decided to postpone a number of fiscal measures,  as the planned Consumption Tax increase to 10% was delayed to 2019 earlier this year.  Fiscal benefits when buying a ho...

April 19

2016

Webinar 67: Tokyo 2020 Olympics and procurement

How have Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other Tokyo 2020 Olympics related organisations organised their procurement?  Language English ...

Tokyo to speed up its assessment of real estate value for fixed assets taxation

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Postponement of VAT increase impacts other fiscal reform

Nikkei Online reports on June 2 that the second postponement of the VAT increase to October 2019 is likely to have an impact on other planned fiscal reforms as well. Language English ...

2016 Tax reform round-up

In its drive to stimulate the Japanese economy, the Abe government has introduced various fiscal measures for 2016, most notably the accelerated decrease in corporate tax rates and the introduction o...

January 19

2016

Webinar 59: Japan Tax and Public Procurement Helpdesk

Obtaining your qualification as a supplier to Japanese governmental organisations Language English Public Procurement ...

Japan postpones VAT increase for second time

On Wednesday June 1st PM Abe announced that he would again delay the increase in consumption tax. The increase of the VAT rate to 10% was scheduled for April 2017.  The hike has been delayed for ano...

EU-Japan Centre News

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The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation has started its operation as a new independent legal...
To introduce European SMEs to the wide range of tender opportunities in Japan, JTTP Helpdesk...

Events

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27/10/2020
27-10-20 | 09:30 - 10:30 AM CET How can EU SMEs best take advantage of the e-commerce growth during COVID-19 to better position their products for market entry and expansion in Japan?  In 40 minutes...
28/10/2020
28-10-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know when entering medical devices and in-vitro diagnostic devices (MD/IVD) market in Japan? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits...

Library

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Report: Artificial Intelligence in the Japanese Educational Sector To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #71 October 2020 - NEW online version!The Centre's...
Report: Japanese Electronics Sector To get the access to this report, please ...