My Number ID notices yet to reach 24% of Japan households

Dec 2, 2015

My Number ID notices yet to reach 24% of Japan households

Mail informing residents in Japan of their 12-digit number under the new My Number identification system has yet to be delivered to 23.7 percent of the country’s 56.84 million households as of the end of November, according to Japan Post Co. The new system ...

Apr 30, 2015

Okinawa Tokushukai to lose special tax status over campaign activities

The National Tax Agency told Okinawa Tokushukai on Wednesday it was revoking the group’s certification as a special medical corporation eligible for preferential tax treatment. The agency concluded that former House of Representatives lawmaker Takeshi Tokuda’s campaign for the 2009 Lower House election violated ...