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Reporting Requirement for Overseas Assets in Japan

Japanese permanent residents who own overseas assets that have a fair market value in excess of JPY 50 million as of the end of a calendar year are required ... read more >

Foreign Bank Account Reporting (FBAR)

Any U.S. person who has a financial interest in or signatory authority over foreign financial accounts must file Form 114 (Form TD F 90-22.1 was used for ... read more >

Japanese Tax Changes

On October 1, 2013, the Japanese government officially announced that the consumption tax will increase from 5% to 8% effective from April 1, 2014. The ... read more >

Japan Increases Consumption Tax Rate

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided to enforce the scheduled consumption tax increase to 8% from 5 %, effective on April, 2014. The tax, which ... read more >

Japan Tax Reform Proposal

On January 29, 2013, the Japan Cabinet Office's Tax Commission submitted its 2013 tax reform proposal. The tax reform proposal will be submitted to ... read more >

US and Japan Protocol Finalized

Representatives of the governments of the United States and Japan signed a new Protocol to the United States-Japan income tax treaty on January 24, 2013. ... read more >