Zeirishi: an English-speaking Tax Accountant in Japan

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.

Zeirishi: an English-Speaking Tax Accountant in Japan

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 negative impact 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.

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Ideal For

Self-employed

Hire us for help with:

  • VISA renewal
  • Following 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
  • Freelancers (designers, creative directors, copywriters, etc.);
  • Digital nomads;
  • Writers/musicians;
  • Individual exporters/importers (cosmetics, foods, animation, etc.)

Entrepreneurs

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

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

Foreign Investors

Hire us for help with:

  • Clear English support to report to final decision-maker
  • Providing accountability for stockholders
  • Adjusting to the difference in accounting standards
  • Adjusting to 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)

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

High salary earners (CEOs and section managers of big businesses, investment bankers, etc.), US citizens(including US Green Card holders)

Hire us for help with:

  • VISA renewal
  • Following 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.)

GET QUOTATION

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

GET QUOTATION

Hire us for help with:

  • Clear English support to report to final decision-maker
  • Providing accountability for stockholders
  • Adjusting to the difference in accounting standards
  • Adjusting to 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.

GET QUOTATION

*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).

GET QUOTATION

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