Tax agency may narrow definition of 'Japanese sake'

Jun 10, 2015

Tax agency may narrow definition of 'Japanese sake'

The National Tax Agency is considering defining “Japanese sake” as a home-brewed alcoholic drink made from Japanese-grown rice in order to differentiate it from foreign-brewed sake, according to sources. The agency is mulling the definition to improve the brand of Japanese sake and help ...

May 23, 2014

Government appeals IBM tax refund

The government has appealed a court ruling that ¥120 billion in taxes and penalties paid by the IBM Japan group should be refunded because regulators wrongfully believed the company abused tax consolidation regulations. On May 9, the Tokyo District Court endorsed the IBM Japan ...