Business Apr 2, 2020

LDP execs agree on tax relief package to ease pain from coronavirus

Senior ruling party officials reached a broad agreement Thursday on a package of tax relief measures to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The agreement was reached at a meeting of executives from the Liberal Democratic Party's Research Commission on the Tax System. Small ...

Tax cut emerging as option in Japan to combat coronavirus impact

Business / Economy Mar 17, 2020

Tax cut emerging as option in Japan to combat coronavirus impact

The government will consider various measures, including tax cuts, to deal with deepening financial damage from the coronavirus outbreak, economy minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said Tuesday amid growing debate on the possibility of cutting the consumption tax. A group of ruling party lawmakers proposed last week ...