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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…

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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…

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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…

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Set up your business in Japan with peace of mind

Understanding the benefits of professional Incorporation Services Starting a business in Japan can be an exciting (and potentially profitable) endeavor. However, it can also be exhausting and confusing, especially with the recent changes in Japanese regulations. Here at Shiodome Partners Group, we understand the special needs and circumstances that international investors face. As one of…

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FAQs for starting a business in Japan

If you are thinking about opening your own company in Japan, you may find the following information very helpful: 1.Company incorporation by foreign nationals Q : Can foreigners set up a corporation in Japan? A : Absolutely. Foreign nationals can start their own company in Japan as long as they have a director or shareholder…

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How to set up a Stock Company in Japan (Kabushiki Kaisha)

What is a Kabushiki Kaisha (KK)? The Kabushiki Kaisha (KK) is the most common type of company in Japan, first established as a legal entity in 1873. Referred to as a stock company in English, KKs can sell shares of stock (partial ownership of the business) to raise capital. Its investors (also called shareholders) are entitled…