Trump's Treasury pick targets taxes, trade reforms

Dec 1, 2016

Trump's Treasury pick targets taxes, trade reforms

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, said on Wednesday the administration would make tax reform and trade pact overhauls top priorities in order to achieve a sustained pace of 3 percent to 4 percent economic growth. The one-time Goldman ...

Nov 27, 2016

Tax freeze on pension assets to be extended three years

The government and ruling coalition plan to extend the tax freeze on corporate pension assets for three years in light of the tough investment climate surrounding the Bank of Japan’s negative interest rate policy, it has been learned. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party and ...

Oct 21, 2016

Japan to tighten taxation on rich emigrants

The government and ruling coalition have agreed to consider tightening taxation on rich people who leave the country to live abroad for the purpose of avoiding inheritance and gift taxes, informed sources said Friday. This will be included in a fiscal 2017 tax system ...