January featured business affairs

1. Accounting(Information for understanding the amount of revenue for the current year and the following years … 続きを読む

[Japan] Foreign tourists to Japan hit record

In 2019, the number of foreign visitors to Japan reached a record high of 31.88 million, up with about 700,000 … 続きを読む

[Japan] Food business which requires Permission

  As to prevent the sanitation hazards resulting from eating and drinking and to ensure food safety and t … 続きを読む

[Japan] Recap of Japans economy in 2019

2019 is soon at its end, lets recap what has happened in Japan this year. One of the largest discussions about … 続きを読む

[Japan] Withholding tax when you sell real estate in Japan

When non-residents or foreign corporations sell real estates in Japan, a 10.21% withholding tax is to be deduc … 続きを読む

【Japan】Automotive Innovations at Tokyo Motor Show

Tokyo Motor Show (TMS) took place at the beginning of November. The expo at Tokyo Big Sight is usually in shar … 続きを読む

November featured business affairs

1. Accounting(Proposals for footnotes on Revenue Recognition Accounting.) The ASBJ is currently working on foo … 続きを読む

Nobel Prize for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Akira Yoshino, associated with Asahi Kasei Corp, has received this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the … 続きを読む

October featured business affairs

1. Accounting(Disclosure issue in the new revenue recognition standard) The new revenue recognition standard p … 続きを読む

[Japan] Record high R&D spending in Japan

A study by Nikkei found that about half of the large Japanese companies have a record-high budget for research … 続きを読む