• 26-September-2016

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    Environmental taxes: Key findings for Japan

    This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Japan. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.

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  • 8-July-2016


    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

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  • 30-June-2016


    First meeting of the new inclusive framework to tackle Base Erosion and Profit Shifting marks a new era in international tax co-operation

    Representatives of more than 80 countries and jurisdictions have gathered in Kyoto, Japan to push forward ongoing efforts to update international tax rules for the 21st century, the latest step in the OECD/G20 Project to tackle Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).

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  • 24-June-2016


    Press events during OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs, on 30 June – 1 July in Kyoto, Japan

    Representatives of countries and jurisdictions worldwide will gather in Kyoto, Japan on 30 June and 1 July for a special meeting of the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs organised to take forward the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project.

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  • 12-April-2016

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Japan

    Japan has the 12th lowest tax wedge among the 34 OECD member countries in 2015. The country occupied the same position in 2014. The average single worker in Japan faced a tax wedge of 32.2% in 2015 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%.

  • 3-December-2015

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Japan

    The tax burden in Japan increased by 0.9 percentage points from 29.4% to 30.3% in 2013¹. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.8% to 34.2%.

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  • 11-December-2014

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    Consumption Tax Trends: Key findings for Japan

    The VAT revenues in Japan accounted for 9.2% of total tax revenue in 2012, the lowest of the OECD countries and far below the OECD average of 19.5%.

  • 6-May-2014


    Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries 2014 - Trends in Indonesia and Malaysia

    This publication provides internationally comparable data on tax levels and tax structures for Indonesia and Malaysia. The model is the OECD Revenue Statistics database which is a fundamental reference, backed by a well-established methodology, for OECD member countries. By extending this OECD methodology to Asian countries, Revenue Statistics in Asian Countries enables meaningful cross-country comparisons about tax levels and structures not only between Asian economies, but also between them and their industrialised peers. Future editions will cover additional Asian countries.

  • 1-October-2013


    OECD’s Gurría backs Abe’s move on VAT

    OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, congratulated Japanese Prime Minister Abe on his announcement today that Japan will raise its consumption tax as legislated from the current 5% to 8% next April.

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  • 1-February-2010

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    Agreement between Japan and Bermuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Japan and Bermuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

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