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Japan Master Tax Guide 2018/19 (16th Edition)

John Darcy

Book $299.60 (including GST)
eBook $299.60 (including GST)

The Japan Master Tax Guide 2018/2019 is an informative and practical guide to the framework of Japanese tax law in English. Readers will find the insightful commentary on Japanese tax statutes, regulations and National Tax Agency circulars extremely helpful. Using non-technical language and illustrative examples, flowcharts and relevant citations to Japanese laws and regulations, it allows non-Japanese tax practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of the Japanese tax laws.

With references to the tax statutes and headings in kanji characters, this guide is also useful to English-speaking Japanese tax practitioners. This book is designed to be used by businesses and individuals subject to Japanese taxes, and tax professionals who deal with Japanese tax issues.

The law stated in this edition stands as at 31 March 2018.

New in this edition:

This 16th Edition reflects all pertinent taxation changes that affect 2018/19 returns and provides fast and reliable answers to tax questions, including

  • 所得税法等の一部を改正する法律 (平成30年法律第 7 号) 

Law to Partially Revise the Income Tax Law, etc, Law No 7 of 2018, 28 March 2018 (generally effective from 1 April 2018)

  • 国際観光旅客税法, (平成30年法律第 16 号)

International Tourist Tax Law, Law No 16 of 2018, 11 April 2018 (generally effective from 7 January 2019)

Key features of the guide:

  • Expert commentary written in clear and concise English, with headings in Kanji character.
  • Easy to use flowcharts, tables, including up-to-date withholding tax tables reflecting the latest tax law changes.
  • Detailed references to the original Japanese statutes and regulations.
  • English translation of commonly-used forms.

Key benefits of the guide:

  • Concise and easy-to-read, the guide gives readers a clear understanding of their tax liabilities and entitlements.
  • Assists with the preparation of income tax returns and allows for quick location of answers to tax questions.
  • Practical worked examples help illustrate how the law is applied in practice.
  • Provides complete coverage of Japan’s tax requirements that helps mitigate the risk of non-compliance and unnecessary penalty exposure.

Topics include:

  • Structure of the Japanese Tax System
  • Taxable Persons
  • Income Taxation
  • Chapter 4: Corporation Tax
  • Taxation of Property and Transactions
  • Inheritance and Gift Taxes
  • Consumption Tax
  • Tax Administration
  • Non-Residents and Foreign Corporations
  • International Double Tax Relief

Featured Author

John W Darcy

John W Darcy is an international tax attorney and university professor. His tax practice involving the Pacific Rim area spans many years and includes experience as an attorney for the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; advisor on foreign law to the Japanese law firm of Mitsui, Yasuda, Wani & Maeda in Tokyo; and as a Certified Public Accountant. He currently serves as a Professor of Accounting in the College of Business & Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and he has previously served at the University of Texas-Pan American as Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration, Interim Chair of the Department of Accounting and Business Law, and Coordinator of Masters Programs in Accounting. 

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