Government takes aim at Japan firms' tax paperwork burden

Apr 25, 2017

Government takes aim at Japan firms' tax paperwork burden

A government panel has started discussions on ways to reduce the clerical workload of private companies responsible for reporting residential tax information. The regulatory reform panel, led by Hiroko Ota, a professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, is discussing a system ...

/ Feb 8, 2017

India to remove cash withdrawal limits

Limits on cash withdrawals will be removed entirely from March 13, India’s central bank said Wednesday, as it left interest rates on hold for the second time since a ban on high-value rupee notes. The Reserve Bank of India capped cash withdrawals after Prime ...

Tokushima anime posters boost city's donation yield

Feb 6, 2017

Tokushima anime posters boost city's donation yield

The city of Tokushima has attracted a record amount of donations after it added anime posters to the list of goods handed out when people contribute to the furusato nozei (hometown tax deduction) system. The posters, made every year since 2009 by local anime ...