A Brief explanation in English
about Japanese taxes and dues on Individuals
This site provides you a brief guide about Japanese taxes and dues.
This site provides a brief guide about Japanese taxes and dues imposed on individuals. They are very difficult to understand. A Japanese can easily ask for necessary explanations if he/she wants, but a foreigner can not do so unless he/she is exceptionally good at Japanese. You must feel uneasy to be forced to pay taxes and dues, which you can not understand well. I hope this site helps you to know better about them. If this site can help you even a little, you shall live in this country more relaxedly.
Overview of Japanese taxes and dues on Individuals
There are various kinds of taxes and dues in Japan, and each of them has different concepts, purposes and features. They are imposed by different public bodies. This site provides explanations about major ones, which are shown in red boldface in the following chart.
|Annual||National Income Tax
|Local Income tax
|Local Income Tax
Nursing Care Insurance
|Inheritance / Gift||Inheritance Tax
Registration Tax / License Tax
|Real-Estate Aquisition Tax
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