With presence in major economies of the world, we understand the complexities of tax in today’s global economic climate. Mazars Japan works closely with our offices in other countries in delivering professional services through multi-lingual teams experienced in both international and local requirements and regulations.

Our Tax Advisory Services comprise Corporate Tax Compliance and Support, Individual Income Tax Compliance and Support, and Tax Planning and Advisory.

Our tax advisory team has advised a multitude of clients and institutions both in Japan and internationally. The combination of our integrated international structure and experienced teams ensure that you will receive clear, concise and practical tax advice.

Our approach

We work with you to provide tax solutions that help you achieve your strategic objectives. By acting as one agile, integrated and collaborative team, across sectors, services and geographies, our clients benefit from both our local roots and the global perspective that comes from being part of an international firm.

Our professionals have deep experience in all areas of tax, providing businesses at all stages of their life cycle with specialist advice, ranging from corporate and employment tax, to transfer pricing and corporate structuring, to national and international transactions, to ensuring tax compliance when setting up new operations overseas.

For our private clients, we provide the detailed understanding you need to make effective long-term financial decisions regarding your tax planning, and work with you on all aspects of implementation.

We pride ourselves on our strong client relationships. As your partner, we take the time to understand your needs, and tailor our services accordingly. 

How we can help

You will find below our offer for Tax Services

Corporate Tax Compliance and Support

・Corporate Tax Compliance
We support Clients by producing the half year and year end Corporate tax returns for the purpose of filing for both national and local taxation.

・Consumption Taxation
Consumption Tax has many similarities with VAT and GST but also important differences. We support Clients by producing the annual (or sometimes more frequently produced ) Consumption tax returns.

・Tax Investigation Support
We have considerable experience and expertise in handling Inspections by the Tax Department including pre inspection preparation, handling the inspection itself and negotiating a successful outcome.

Individual Income Tax Compliance and Support

・International Executive Taxation
We provide individual income tax compliance services for international executives as well as administering their remuneration schemes and working with Mazars overseas offices ensure that tax equalization processes are administered correctly.

・Personal Taxation
We provide personal tax compliance services and individual income tax planning services

Tax Planning and Advisory

・General Corporate Tax Planning
We perform a one off review of the business and propose suggestions as to where the business could be run more efficiently from a tax point of view.

・Advice on Transfer Pricing
We build studies from scratch or alternatively work with practices that companies are suing elsewhere in the world and propose necessary adjustments for the purposes of complying with Japanese regulations.

・Advice on Global Tax Structures
Utilising other Mazars offices where necessary, we suggest the most appropriate structures from the global business point of view.

・Outbound Tax Advisory
We advise Japanese multinational corporations the most efficient way of setting up / acquiring and managing foreign business from a global tax point of view.

・Inbound Tax Advisory
We build strategies of global enterprises in the most tax efficient manner for their investment in Japan.

・Transaction Tax Advisory
Our tax experts provide advisory on M&A, tax-free reorganization and due diligence.


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