Business / Economy Aug 26, 2014

Administration may abolish tax break for smaller firms

The Abe administration is considering abolishing a special tax break for small and midsize companies at the end of March in order to finance the corporate tax cut promised the prime minister has promised. The move is expected to draw criticism that the administration is ...

Business / Economy Mar 5, 2014

Tokyo firms unsure of tax hike impact

A poll by the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry shows that about 40 percent of small and medium-size enterprises in the area are unsure of whether they can pass the April 1 consumption tax hike on to the prices of their products. While 59.2 ...