Dec 24, 2013

Cabinet OKs higher household taxes but gives businesses a break

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved tax policy changes for fiscal 2014, imposing higher taxes on households despite a planned sales tax hike, while giving benefits to companies to shore up the economy. The new tax reform plan is estimated to make ...

Jun 10, 2013

Abe to finalize tax break for corporate investment by fall

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday his government will finalize a tax break for corporate investment by this fall in addition to its already announced growth strategy. Abe, appearing on a television program aired by public broadcaster NHK, called the series of measures he ...