Category: Money Matters

Japan’s Hometown Tax Program: How to Benefit and What to Do
Money Matters May 28th, 2021

Japan’s Hometown Tax Program: How to Benefit and What to Do

Furusato nozei is Japan’s hometown tax program. Before 2021 is up, find out how to prepay some taxes to the city of your choice and get free goods in return. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Business Subsidies in Japan You Should Know About in 2021
Money Matters, Business April 21st, 2021

Business Subsidies in Japan You Should Know About in 2021

Business subsidies in Japan in 2021 are plentiful and generous, but the application process requires a sturdy constitution and some targeted assistance. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Taxes Japan 2021: What to Know for This Year's Tax Season 
Money Matters February 16th, 2021

Taxes Japan 2021: What to Know for This Year's Tax Season 

Your increased tax breaks, an extended tax return period for 2021, and other tax reforms you will be (generally) happy to hear about.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
How to Open a Corporate Bank Account in Japan: The 2021 Guide 
Money Matters February 10th, 2021

How to Open a Corporate Bank Account in Japan: The 2021 Guide 

Documents to prepare, factors that could cause refusal, mistakes to avoid, and a step-by-step checklist for opening a company bank account in Japan. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Japanese Banks for Foreigners in 2021
Money Matters February 9th, 2021

Japanese Banks for Foreigners in 2021

Your first banking experience in Japan doesn't have to be a bad one.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo
Money Matters December 15th, 2020

A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo

Here is our shortlist of trusted bilingual accounting firms in Tokyo that have third-party reviews on various sites, Google Place ratings, or other word-of-mouth referrals. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist