Archive for November 9th, 2010

The Japanese taxation of real estate income for individuals

November 9, 2010  |  Individual, Real Estate  |  No Comments

Snowmen made by visitors to Sato Land, an amusement center near Sapporo in Hokkaido.

Expatriates coming to work in Japan will frequently maintain a property in their home country and hence may have to address how Japanese tax applies to rental or other income they earn from the property concerned.  If the property is sold while they are in Japan they may also have to address the Japanese taxation of any capital gain or loss arising on the sale.  An expatriate may also earn rental income from buying an investment property in Japan. Read More