• JAPAN

    Global Employer Services News February 2021

Updates to tax return deadlines in Japan

The National Tax Agency (NTA) of Japan, has announced that the due date for 2020 tax return filing and tax payment will be extended to Thursday, 15 April 2020, for the following three tax items.

Tax item

Original due date of filing and payment

NEW Due date of filing and payment

Income tax return

Monday, 15 March 2021

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Consumption tax of individual business owner

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Gift tax

Monday, 15 March 2021

Thursday, 15 April 2021


Furthermore, if individuals are using transfers for the payment of income tax and personal consumption tax, the transfer date will also be changed as below.

Tax item

Original due date

NEW Due date

Income tax return

Monday, 19 April 2021

Monday, 31 May 2021

Consumption tax of individual business owner

Friday, 23 April 2021

Monday, 24 May 2021


Please do reach out to your BDO Contact for further information.

Kenneth Guilfoyle
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