Income tax returns JP
Tax season is coming soon, I hope you to be ready for tax matter.
For individuals, tax calculation period is from Jan.1st to Dec.31. and its deadline is next March 15th.
If you lives in Japan on or more than 5 years, you need to file world wide income.
If you lives in Japan less than 5 years in the past 10 years, you need to file only resource from Japan and amount of brought into Japan from overseas.
One of my client didn’t know that he needs to file other income other than salary. One of my client didn’t know that he needs to file Social security benefit. Lately tax authority carfully check people who does not have japanese nationality and finds missing tax filing.
I am not sure missing still missing, or missing disclosed, but for your relief, please check your income during this year of 2018. And if you lost file past tax returns, let’s do it voluntary.
For US citizen, US green card holder, US nationality, they need to file for both US and JP. As US deadline is April 30 or so, filing process is in JP first, and in US second.