Ronaldo looking to leave Real Madrid over tax row

Jun 17, 2017

Ronaldo looking to leave Real Madrid over tax row

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave the club and Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud in the country, a report in Portuguese sports daily A Bola said on Friday. The newspaper said its story was based on a reliable source ...

Jun 16, 2017

Tax evasion tally jumped to ¥16.1 billion in fiscal 2016

Compulsory probes found tax evasion in fiscal 2016 totaled ¥16.1 billion, including penalties, up ¥2.3 billion from the previous year, the National Tax Agency said Thursday. In the year ended in March, the number of tax evasion cases handled by regional taxation bureaus across ...

May 29, 2017

Japan, Iceland reach basic agreement on tax convention

Japan and Iceland have agreed in principle to sign a convention aimed at eliminating international double taxation and preventing tax evasion, the Japanese Finance Ministry said Monday. The convention is hoping to boost mutual investment and encourage economic exchange, the ministry said. After signing, ...

Wages rise, hours fall for part-time workers

Nov 25, 2016

Wages rise, hours fall for part-time workers


Over the last 10 years, Japan’s 14 million part-time workers cut their working hours by more than 6 percent. They now work about 4.5 hours a day. That’s a blow to a country that’s struggling with a declining population, and to a government seeking ...

Nov 20, 2016

Japan mulling tax breaks to promote home renovation

Lawmakers and the Abe administration are mulling a plan that would offer tax breaks to incentivize the renovation of aging houses, Jiji Press learned Sunday. The government and the Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling coalition believe the improvements will boost the quality of older houses ...

Sep 28, 2016

Japan to tighten taxation rules on overseas dummy companies

The government will tighten taxation rules on dummy companies set up in foreign countries with low corporate tax rates in order to prevent tax avoidance, government sources said. The new taxation rules call for imposing the nation’s corporate tax rate on dummy corporations overseas ...