New avoidance rules on tax registration threshold requirements The new Japanese 2024 Tax Reform Proposals includes a measures to prevent non-resident businesses taking advantage of the current Consumption Tax registration threshold to avoid indirect tax obligations. The measures have now been submitted to the Chinese
Finance Ministry to extend VAT collections to app stores January 2025 The Japanese Finance Ministry has confirmed that it wishes to make app stores, such as Google and Apple, responsible for collecting 10% Consumption Tax for third-party providers selling to Japanese consumers via their platforms.
2024 Tax Reform Package: Consumption Tax calculation and collection obligations for online platforms Japan is to become the latest country to impose the obligations for online digital platforms to charge and remit Consumption Tax for transactions by non-resident providers on their marketplaces. In the government’s
Japan 1st October 2023 qualified invoice regime with optional e-invoicing standard – Peppol BIS Billing 3.0 International (‘PINT’) Japan’s new qualified invoice regime, which underpins the deductibility of Consumption Tax invoices, is being supported by e-invoicing as an option. Japan has adopted the European and
Japan has imposed its 10% Consumption Tax on digital or electronic services since October 2015. This includes non-resident providers. However, so far, marketplaces and similar electronic interfaces are not held liable to tax obligations of their third-party sellers. Japanese Consumption Tax is made up of
Japan has raised its main Consumption Tax rate from 8% to 10% on 1 October 2019. It has also created a new reduced rate of 8% for basic supplies. This is the second rise in the indirect tax in recent years. The last was a