Tax Appeal and Litigation Services
We support “extra innings” of tax audit defense
We examine a cause for your “difference of opinion,” and provide consulting services regarding chances of winning, procedures and costs if you decide to proceed with tax appeal and litigation, as well as how to disclose the assessment notice to the public. Further, we offer total support by handling from tax audit defense to its “extra innings” of tax appeal and litigation on your behalf.
Tax Controversy Trends amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Japan Tax & Legal Inbound Newsletter January 2021, No. 65
[Update on 2021] This article provides an overview of tax controversy trends and procedures in relation to national tax (excluding customs duty) in Japan.
Japan’s National Tax Agency recently published its latest statistics on tax audits in FY 2020 (July 2019 – June 2020), as well as FY 2020 statistics on tax appeals and litigation (April 2019 – March 2020), which indicate how these activities have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fact-finding is key to successful tax appeals
Japan Inbound Tax & Legal Newsletter January 2020, No.50
Japan is the country where tax controversy has been the least prevalent, although this trend may be changing. According to the most recent statistics, 3,104 tax appeals were initiated in the National Tax Tribunal (NTT) in FY 2018, which represents an increase of more than 50% over a four-year period