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Japan’s Inheritance Tax – A Reminder

Japan:Inbound Tax Alert February 2015,No.11

Under the 2013 tax reform, Japan’s inheritance and gift tax law was amended with effect for bequests or gifts made on or after 1 April 2013 to increase the scope of gifts or inheritance that could be captured by the rules and subject to tax. (Japan:Inbound Tax Alert February 2015,No.11)

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Under the 2013 tax reform, Japan’s inheritance and gift tax law was amended with effect for bequests or gifts made on or after 1 April 2013 to increase the scope of gifts or inheritance that could be captured by the rules and subject to tax.
This alert explains on following topics;

  • Japan’s Inheritance Tax: What has happened and what requires your attention
  • Change in the definition of inheritance / gift taxpayers
  • Tax Rate Increase and Basic Exemption Decrease
  • Implementation of Exit Tax (under 2015 tax reform)
     

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