November 28 2019

28-11-19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET When do I have to pay Consumption Tax when I do business with Japan? 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 operates rather differently from the EU VAT regime. In this webinar, Tokyo-based tax attorney Mrs. Hiroko Koido gave an outline of the rules regarding Consumption Tax in Japan, discussed the changes after the CT increase to 10% from October 1st and...

October 30 2018

30-10-18 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM CET When do I have to pay Consumption Tax when I do business with Japan? 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 it operates rather differently from the EU VAT regime. In this webinar, Tokyo-based tax attorney Ms. Hiroko Koido will give an outline of the rules regarding Consumption Tax in Japan and introduce a number of cases. The webinar was targeted to EU companies having...

February 06 2018

06-02-18 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What will be the impact of the EU-Japan EPA on government procurement? In December, Japan and the European Union have finalised negotiations for a trade agreement. Government procurement was part of these lengthy negotiations. In this webinar, we will highlight what has been agreed upon in the EPA and the effects that European companies can expect concerning public procurement. The webinar was targeted to EU companies seeking to engage a business with the Japanese government. Topics learned during this webinar: What changes have been agreed...

November 14 2017

14-11-17 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h What should you be careful about when doing business or when investing in Japan from a fiscal point of view? Nowadays it is getting easier to set up companies in Japan. This webinar will focus on the fiscal aspects for your company when doing business in Japan. What is taxable and what is not?  Is the corporate tax rate high?  When do companies have to file their tax return? What should you be careful about when you invest in Japan from a fiscal point of view? These questions will be discussed during this webinar. The webinar was targeted at EU...
Japan

May 23 2017

How does the public procurement system work in Japan? are there available opportunities for you in this market? Similar to Europe, Japanese government organisations are obliged to purchase the goods and service they require via public tendering procedures. The public procurement market in Japan has been estimated at over €220 billion per year. Still, there are only a small number of foreign companies active and these are mostly large multinational enterprises.Smaller foreign companies often find it hard to assess the potential of the government procurement market and tend...
Japan

April 25 2017

During the webinar JTPP Helpdesk gave an overview of the major changes in the Japanese tax system which have been introduced since this month. In the webinar we will briefly talk about the changes in individual taxation, and primary focus on business related taxation, with specific attention to fiscal measures impacting SMEs. The webinar was targeted at EU SMEs with interest on the fiscal environment in Japan. Topics learned: what are the main changes that are implemented for FY2017 Programme: Introduction Presentation Q&A Conclusion Speaker: Lyckle Griek, Japan Tax...
Japan

November 22 2016

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 beforehand, so that you will not have unpleasant surprise to receive high tax bills after you make profits in the Japanese market.  Having at least basic knowledge of how your business can be taxed in Japan is prerequisite for any SME planning to expand into the Japanese market.  The webinar was targeted at EU companies seeking to obtain very basic ideas of Japanese taxation under the...
Japan

April 19 2016

How have Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other Tokyo 2020 Olympics related organisations organised their procurement?  Opportunities related to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are attracting businesses from all over the world.  A variety of organisations are involved in the preparations for the Games, each with their own procurement policies and procedures. In this Webinar we will look at the current state of affairs with regard to procurement practices by organisations such as Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic...
Japan

January 19 2016

Obtaining your qualification as a supplier to Japanese governmental organisations Japanese governmental organisations require their suppliers to qualify before participation in tender procedures. The government uses the qualification system to assess their prospective suppliers’ financial strength and delivery capabilities. With the qualification system, companies are classified according to size and capabilities. This classification system is used to reserve specific tenders for suppliers.  This seminar provides a further insight in the procedures that currently exist in...
Japan

April 23 2015

How can an EU SME set up a successful business case as a supplier to Japanese government organizations? Although there are still few EU SMEs active in the public procurement market in Japan, there are those that have managed to create a successful business in this market. During this webinar, Mrs. Mitsuse Matsuki-Baltzer, CEO of MB Scientific AB, a Swedish SME developing state-of-the-art instruments for photoelectron spectroscopy and other physics experiments will share her personal experiences in developing MB Scientific’s business in Japan.   It will give you a unique...
Japan