201511.13
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The kinds of visas for an alien to stay in Japan

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Today, we would like to introduce and explain the kinds of Visas. In order for an alien to stay in Japan., it is necessary for him/her to hold the immigration status. Currently, there are 27 kinds of immigration statuses, and any and all aliens are set to necessarily have either one of them without fail….

201511.02
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Where will be the location of the head-office or offices used in the application for the business management visa in Japan?

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Today, we would like to introduce and explain where the location of the head-office or offices used in the application for the business management visa (or investment management visa). Occasionally, we have some chance to receive from our clients such questions as “Is it possible for us to use the virtual office (or the address…

201509.10
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Flow of easing to acquire the immigration status (visa)

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Today, we would like to introduce and explain the flow of easing to acquire the immigration status (visa).  The present Government is now considering a plan to make it easier for an alien who wishes to launch a business in Japan to acquire his/her immigration status(visa). This is an extremely good news for such an…

201508.12
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Restoration Taxes in Japan

Restoration Tax or Surtax is an addition tax imposed on companies in order to recover from big natural disasters, help cover the costs of reconstruction. These days corporate tax rate was lowered by 35,64% and Government Tax Commission is discussing the further reduction of Japanese corporate tax. In addition to corporate tax reduction, in order…

201504.07
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Labor Insurance in Japan

Today we will discuss about labor insurance in Japan. 1. Labor and Social Insurance in Japan When establishing a business in Japan, employers should note the necessity of enrolling your employees into the Japanese labor and social insurance system. Regardless of nationality or other circumstances, all employees who are eligible (eligibility is determined by criteria…

201503.03
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Inhabitant Taxes in Japan

Today we will be addressing FAQs concerning inhabitant taxes in Japan. Q : Who is liable to pay inhabitant or residence tax? A : Inhabitant (or residence) taxes are paid in Japan only if you are a resident*. Nonresidents don’t need to pay this tax. *You don’t need to pay residence taxes if you are…

201502.02
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Advantages of tax system for SEMs in Japan

In Japan, companies are primarily determined according to the amount of invested capital funds as to whether they can be classified as SMEs (Small and medium-sized entities). A company established in Japan can benefit from a variety of tax-related procedures in the event it becomes a small and medium-size entity. Consequently, a company incorporated in…