Posts Tagged ‘individual’

Discussing Japanese financial taxation

September 17, 2010  |  Individual, News, Policy  |  No Comments

Government policy

The documents made public by the Finance Tax Research Group (below ‘FTRG’), a tax committee within the Japanese Ministry of Finance, include a listing of topics that the committee considers important Read More

Resident, non-permanent resident and non-resident

September 14, 2010  |  Individual  |  No Comments

Sumo wrestlers celebrating

Residency for tax purposes is a critical issue for any expatriate coming to Japan to do business.  Residency status determines whether or not an individual has to file a Japanese tax return and, if he or she does have to file such a return, the scope of the income which is reported on the return and taxed in Japan. Read More

Financial Tax Review Committee considers Japan IRA Account.

August 23, 2010  |  News, Policy  |  No Comments

Government policy

The Financial Tax Review Committee (FTRC) (link in Japanese), one of the tax committees within the Japanese Ministry of Finance, commenced reviewing the feasibility of introducing a Japanese Individual Retirement Account (‘Japan IRA’) at their meeting of 29 July 2010. Read More