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Supporting ambitions since 1983

Here, at Otani Accounting Office, we are fully aware of the challenges foreign entrepreneurs, corporations and individuals face.

Our services – from setting up your business to tax & accounting advice – aim to integrate you into the Japanese community with as little friction for you and your business as possible.

Our experts, armed with extensive industry knowledge and experience, work closely together with you to ensure the success of your business in Japan.

How can we help you?

Hire us for help with:
  • VISA renewal
  • Tax compliance for a long-period stay in Japan
  • Keeping your main job
  • Your real estate
  • Learning about the treatment of your expenses
When to hire us:
  • After losing employee contract
  • Upon engaging in a professional contract
  • When starting a side business
Ideal for
  • Freelancers, designers, creative directors, copywriters, etc.
  • Digital nomads
  • Writers/ musicians
  • Individual exporters/importers (cosmetics, foods, animation, etc.)
Hire us for help if you need:
  • Management VISA renewal
  • Japanese Tax Agent
  • To provide reliability for clients
  • Assistance in a corporate bank book set-up (as difficult as VISA acquisition)
When to hire us:
  • Need Zeirishi’s seals
  • Need a Tax Agent
  • Need to create financial forecast
Ideal for

Small and medium-sized companies or sole proprietors (any business field), except owners of multiple companies worldwide, with:

  • SALES: (over) ¥8 million- (under) ¥100 million
  • CAPITAL:under ¥100 million
Hire us for help with:
  • Clear English support to report to final decision-maker
  • Providing accountability for stockholders
  • Adjusting the difference in accounting standards
  • Adjusting the difference in accounting software (including ERP, such as SAP or Oracle)
Hire us when you need:
  • Transparency
  • Financial translator/interpreter
  • Cross-cultural management (including difference in time and holiday calendar)
Ideal for Branches/subsidiaries of foreign companies, especially listed and group companies; require IFRS/US-GAAP report

*Includes Individual Tax Return services (except Business Income type) and Inheritance Tax settlement for the heirs of descendants.

Hire us if:
  • Your company doesn’t provide Nenmatsu-chosei
  • You own offshore stocks/bonds
  • You have Hometown Tax issues
  • You need income deduction (medical expenses deduction, etc.)
  • You require Tax Credit (home loan deduction)
  • You want to control Inheritance Tax
  • You want to save on tax
When to hire us:
  • Salary exceeds ¥20 million
  • Upon leaving Japan
Ideal for High salary earners (CEOs and section managers of big businesses, investment bankers, etc.), US citizens (including US Green Card holders)

WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH OAO

BILINGUAL
SUPPORT

Our European consultants are here to ensure you receive highest quality of service and stay compliant with the Japanese taxes and accounting standards.

EXPERIENCE

With over 38 years of trust with our clients from a variety of industries, our team of industry experts takes care of your financial needs so you can easily focus on growing your bussines.

TRANSPARENT
FEES & PRICING

Whether you’re just starting out or have already grown into a market leader, we’ll offer prices that is a better fit from costumer’s respective.

See how OAO can help your business

Personal advice is just a one click away! Let us handle your daily grinds like accounting books & records, tax filings and payroll (we love that stuff) so that you can focus on chasing your dreams

Schedule an intro consultation with one of our experts to get your questions answered

No hidden extras and upfront payments

David and his team are an integral part of a successful foreign business set up here in Japan. They have literally helped me set up every step of the way – Incorporation, Taxation and importantly, Corporate bank account. I can say with all honesty I would be back in Australia now if it wasn’t for them. I’m grateful for their time, their professionalism and dedication to me and my business. I look forward to our continued business and friendship.

 

Kim Janson, CEO/ Creative Director of Helix Desig

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Kim Janson, CEO/ Creative Director of Helix Design
David and his team are an integral part of a successful foreign business set up here in Japan. They have literally helped me set up every step of the way - Incorporation, Taxation and importantly, Corporate bank account.
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I can say with all honesty I would be back in Australia now if it wasn't for them. I’m grateful for their time, their professionalism and dedication to me and my business. I look forward to our continued business and friendship.

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  • Operating in Japan since 1983
  • Clear communication in the English language
  • No hidden extras and upfront payments

I ended up taking the services of the Otani Accounting Office because their website was great and they had good reviews online.

The OAO team was with me every step of the way, offering advice and tips to make my future tax returns even easier.

As a result, I got a fantastic return, claiming the amounts that I was entitled to.”

Stephen Heller, Project Manager at Mugen Creations LLC

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