Tax Updates in Japan


Date:
13 November 2019, Wednesday

Time:
09.00AM - 01.00PM
Venue:
60 Cecil Street, ISCA House, Singapore 049709

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Programme Synopsis

Japan have been actively seeking foreign investments by introducing a series of pro-investment policies since 2014. This half-day workshop is designed to update foreign investors on the latest tax developments in Japan. Participants will also gain insights to Japan’s current tax regime and receive practical tips on international tax planning when investing in the country. 

Programme Outline

• Structuring Your Investments in Japan
   • Overview of business entity options for foreign investors
   • Registration and licensing procedures
   • Routing of investments through an offshore company
   • M&A structuring
 
• Overview of Corporate Income Tax System for Foreign Companies 
   • Corporate Tax, Corporate Inhabitant Tax and Enterprise Tax
   • Basis of taxation and scope of income subjected to taxation
   • Tax treatment of remittances to home country
   • Treatment of losses
   • Enterprise tax for large corporations
   • Tax incentives
 
• Japanese Withholding Tax
   • Overview of rules and income subject to withholding tax
   • Applicable rates for dividends, interest and royalties and interaction with tax treaties
   • Timing of payment and penalties for underpayment
 
• Taxation of International Transactions
   • Application of double tax treaties
   • Foreign tax credit system
   • Tokumei Kumiai (TK) arrangements
   • Anti-tax haven (CFC) rules
   • Thin-capitalization and earnings stripping rules
 
• Tax administration & Others
   • Tax audits and investigations
   • Offences and penalties
   • Tax collection procedures
   • Taxpayers’ remedies and dispute resolution
   • Transfer pricing overview        

About the Presenter(s)/ Trainer(s)


Mr Kazuki Hosokai
Managing Director
Earth Tax Business Consulting (Singapore) Pte Ltd


Kazuki worked in KPMG Tax Corporation (Tokyo) for 9 years. He specialized in tax advisory related to investment structure and tax return for foreign real estate funds. In addition, he provides tax advisory related to M&A / organization restructuring for Japanese and overseas listed companies. He is also a joint author of the book “M&A Tax Handbook “.
 
He founded Earth Tax Business Consulting (Singapore) Pte Ltd in April 2014 to provide tax advice to Singaporean investors who are interested in investing in Japanese properties.








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