Japanese taxation system
Taxation of foreigners
All residents including foreigners must pay taxes in Japan. These are some of the most common taxes, but you may have to also pay other taxes depending on your situation.
|Tax||Name in Japanese & transcription||Subject of taxation|
|Income Tax||所得税, shotokuzei||Residents with income earned in Japan|
|Residence Tax||住民税, juuminzei||Those residing in Japan as of 1 January of every year|
|*Prefectural Tax||*県民税, *kenminzei|
|**Municipal Tax||**市町村民税, **shichouson minzei|
|Consumption Tax||消費税, shouhizei||Entities which become taxable business enterprises as a result of transactions in Japan|
|Stamp Tax||印紙税, inshizei||Those who conclude contracts or monetary agreements in Japan|
|Motor Vehicle Tax||自動車税, jidoushazei||Those who own a car in Japan|
Residents must submit an income tax return for the income earned each year. Residents must pay the tax owed between February 16 and March 15 of the following year.
Our company provides tax-pay-support for the employees. We submit the necessary documents and pay the employee’s taxes (deducted from salary).
- income tax
- Resident’s tax (Second year onwards)