Consumption Tax Hike Japan 2019

So it’s been more than a week since the consumption tax hike here in Japan. I haven’t experienced anything earth shattering since then. Considering all the media attention and the panic that ran rampant in the streets regarding this issue before October 1st, I find the second week really underwhelming. But let me back track a little. Essentially, the Japanese government, under Abe’s leadership, needs … Continue reading Consumption Tax Hike Japan 2019

Paying My Taxes in Japan

Yay! It’s my favorite season. I’m kidding, of course. I just finished my Japanese taxes and I have to admit that it was so easy. For now. Right now, I have one income source and my company and my town have been good in providing the documents that I needed. This year was the second time I did my taxes online through the Japanese e-tax … Continue reading Paying My Taxes in Japan