Japanese Tax Authorities Releases FAQ (Ver7) on Crypto Taxes

NTA Crypto Tax FAQ 2022 (FAQ Version 7)

Crypto Traders Beware! Significant Changes In Determining Whether Income is Business Related or Not On December 22, 2022, the National Tax Agency (NTA) published a guidance titled “Tax Treatment of Crypto Assets (Information)”. This is the seventh time (the first was in 2017) that the NTA has officially expressed its views on calculating taxes for […]

Japanese Tax Authorities Releases FAQ on NFT Taxes

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Some of the existing questions about calculating taxes for NFTs have been clarified On January 13, 2023, the National Tax Agency (NTA) published a guidance titled “Tax Treatment of NFTs (Information)”. This is probably the first time the NTA has officially expressed its views on calculating taxes for NFTs (Non Fungible Tokens) in an FAQ […]

How to Register as a JCT Qualified Invoice Issuer

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Are You Prepared for the Upcoming Changes to Japanese Consumption Tax? In previous articles, we’ve been covering the upcoming changes to JCT. Upcoming Changes to Japanese Consumption Tax in 2023 The important points are: Japanese tax authorities will be introducing the JCT Qualified Invoice System in 2023 Only Qualified Invoices can be deducted when your […]

Qualified Invoice Format Under JCT

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Background As mentioned in our previous post, the Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) will be going through major changes in 2023. Upcoming Changes to Japanese Consumption Tax in 2023 The key points regarding these changes are: Japanese tax authorities will be introducing the JCT Qualified Invoice System in 2023 Only Qualified Invoices can be deducted when […]

Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) – Non-taxable Good & Services

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Overview Today’s post will be Part 3 of a series on Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) that we’ve been doing the past few days. Links to previous JCT related posts: Introduction to Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) – Scope and Who Pays the Tax In this post, we’ll be covering transactions that are […]

Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) – Scope and Who Pays the Tax

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Overview In a previous post, we introduced some basic characteristics of JCT. Introduction to Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) In this post, we’ll be looking at the scope of JCT and who actually pays the tax.   Scope of JCT and Who Pays the Tax According to the Consumption Tax Law, JCT is applicable to the […]

Introduction to Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT)

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Overview – Characteristics of JCT Japan’s consumption tax (JCT) is a tax on the consumption of goods and services in Japan. The tax consists of national tax and local tax and are both referred to as consumption tax. JCT is similar to a value-added tax (VAT) in other countries. JCT is applied to the final […]

Upcoming Changes to Japanese Consumption Tax in 2023

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Background If you have any business relationships with customers in Japan, you may have heard that Japanese Consumption Tax (JCT) will be going through significant changes in 2023. The TLDR (Too Long, Didn’t Read); Japanese Tax Authorities will be introducing the JCT Qualified Invoice System in 2023. Only Qualified Invoices can be deducted when your […]

Taxation of Crypto Assets (FAQ) – Links to Official NTA Releases

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Useful Links Towards Year End When Preparing for Crypto Tax in Japan Since 2017, the Japanese National Tax Agency (NTA) has been releasing an FAQ on how transactions involving bitcoin and crypto assets are taxed. Here are the links to the official releases by the NTA. The contents are in Japanese. Go to our Posts […]