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Japanese withholding tax; legal outline and concepts

September 19, 2010  |  Latest, Withholding tax  |  No Comments

A colorful Japanese manhole cover from Matsumoto in Nagano

This article is the first in a series that outlines the structure, target income and administration of the Japanese withholding tax system.  These articles will form a foundation for understanding more complex Japanese withholding tax issues arising in an international context.

Japan has an extensive system of withholding taxes (‘WHT’) imposed on different types of income.  Read More