Business Dec 2, 2018

Japan to extend tax cuts for sales of inherited houses

Japan's government and ruling bloc are considering extending tax breaks for those who sell houses they inherited from their parents by four years until the end 2023, sources have said. The tax cut extension is aimed at helping shore up real estate trading and preventing ...

Business Aug 28, 2018

Japan to promote use of empty buildings as satellite offices

The land ministry aims to support efforts to utilize the country's empty buildings as satellite offices or shared workspaces, according to informed sources. The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry hopes to have related costs included in its budget request for fiscal 2019, which starts ...