Every year from May to January, Nagamine Mishima Accounting Office holds free seminars at our office. Topics include recent tax reforms as well as issues that affect subsidiaries in their expansion stages. Information is provided in English as well as Japanese. We also hold seminars in Japanese geared toward your local operation staff. After each seminar we invite participants to share which topics to cover in the following year.
2014 Seminar Schedule
HR and Labor Issues
Thursday, 15 May, 1:30-2:30pm (Japanese)
Thursday, 22 May, 1:30-2:30pm (English)
This seminar will cover the latest labor reforms and issues which many subsidiaries of foreign owned companies face. We hope that issues shared will be beneficial to all participants when similar issue come across in the future.
Key Topics on Consumption Tax
Thursday, 10 July, 1:30-2:30pm (Japanese)
Thursday, 17 July, 1:30-2:30pm (English)
This seminar will cover key topics which many of our foreign clientele stumble across unique to foreign companies. Consumption tax is one area many companies are challenged during tax audit so your participation in the Q&A section is welcomed.
Withholding Income Tax and Tax Treaty
Thursday, 11 September, 1:30-2:30pm (Japanese)
Thursday, 18 September, 1:30-2:30pm (English)
Unlike few years ago when tax authorities were hesitant in auditing foreign companies, we see great change recently. Tax authorities are not shy in auditing foreign companies and their knowledge of how foreign companies operate has deepened. You will be able to find what withholding income tax issues are focused by tax authorities.
Accounting Issues & Tax Reforms
Thursday, 9 October, 1:30-2:30pm (Japanese)
We will provide overview of the latest tax reforms and point out any issues internal accountant needs to be careful in their monthly accounting entry operation. As such, we only conduct this seminar in Japanese. This seminar is focused in providing accounting information to those companies who take care of accounting internally but are outsourcing tax filing to accounting offices.
Individual Income Tax for Non-Japanese
Thursday, 15 January, 1:30-2:30pm (English)
This is one of our most popular seminars which provide overview of individual income tax in Japan. The most important factor is your tax position status and scope of income which you will need to declare. Questions are welcomed after the seminar.