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Tax and short term visitors to Japan

October 6, 2010  |  Individual, Tax Treaties  |  No Comments

Tuna, in Japanese maguro, being examined in Tokyo's world famous fish market, Tsukiji.

Under Japanese domestic law where an individual who is not resident in Japan comes to work in the country he would normally be treated as earning Japan source income and hence have an obligation to file a Japanese tax return and pay Japanese tax.

A typical example of this situation may be a resident of Hong Kong Read More