Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co. Partner
Marunouchi Nijubashi Building
3-2-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Certified Public Tax Accountant
Chikara has 18 years experience of customs duty, Japanese consumption tax and other excise taxes. His experience includes customs classification, valuation, trade control and negotiation with the Japanese customs authorities. He is providing indirect tax compliance / consultation services to multinational companies. He actively works for expanding Deloitte’s valuable indirect tax services to Japan market.
Due to the recent reform of Japanese consumption tax and implementation of new mega-FTA/EPA, Chikara is providing indirect tax optimization planning to specific industries. He regularly presents various seminars in relations to indirect tax to executives in multinational companies. In addition, he has contributed to several articles and publications on indirect tax matters such as “Transfer Pricing and Customs Valuation” published by IBFD.
Before joining Deloitte, he worked for a leading Japanese logistics company as a registered customs specialist of Japan. He is a member of Japan Tariff Association.