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Taxation of international assignees - Japan

This document is an introduction to the principal provisions governing Japan individual taxation, and serves to inform both the expatriate employee and employer on common tax issues relating to an assignment to Japan.

  • Understanding basic principles;
  • Understanding the Japanese tax system and expatriate tax planning;
  • What to do before you arrive in Japan;
  • What to do when you arrive in Japan;
  • What to do at the end of the year;
  • What to do when you leave Japan;
  • Other matters requiring consideration;
  • National and local inhabitants tax rates;
  • Effective tax rate schedule;
  • Tax payment timetable for expatriates; and
  • Japan contacts and offices.

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