Taxes & Business Laws in Japan - guidance from the Department for International Trade

Japan financial, legal and tax basics in one handy place

You’ve shortlisted Japan as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, business laws in Japan, Japan taxes, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in the Japanese market.1

Japan is the world’s third largest economy, and arguably Asia’s high-tech powerhouse. It has a cutting edge business culture, and a hunger for new trends and technologies. Japan’s personal financial assets are one of the largest asset bases in the world, making it a large, rich consumer market with high levels of disposable income.

The challenge

Take advantage of the opportunities in Japan by understanding the tax and legal requirements of doing business there.

Learn more

The Department of International Trade (DIT) has created an easy-to-use guide to doing business worldwide. Its information on Japan includes:

Learn more about doing business in Japan.

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  1. The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.