Worked in Japan? Don’t forget to claim your tax refund!
Every year, thousands of people who worked in Japan miss out on claiming their tax refund.
But when you consider that the average Japanese income tax refund is ¥111000, it is easy to see why claiming your tax back makes so much sense.
Sinar Harapan Bangsa has partnered with Taxback.com to help you claim your Japanese tax refund easily online.
Ready to get started?
Simply complete the short form here and their tax experts will take care of the rest!
Here’s everything you need to know about claiming your tax refund.
How much tax do foreign workers pay in Japan?
As a non-resident taxpayer in Japan who has stayed there less than a year, your Japan-sourced income is liable to a flat rate of 20.42% national income tax on gross pay with no deductions.
However, if you are a non-resident and you have stayed in Japan for more than one year without interruption, you may be considered a resident for tax purposes and as an employee, you will pay between 6% and 11% tax on your earnings.
Who can claim a tax refund from Japan?
You may be entitled to a tax refund from Japan for a variety of reasons, including:
- You have worked there for more than 1 year
- You are married
- You have dependents
You will have to file a tax return to claim your tax refund and get your money back.
Who can claim a pension refund from Japan?
You may have also contributed to a pension fund in Japan and be entitled to a pension refund.
The average pension refund from Japan with Taxback.com is ¥600,000.
You may be entitled to a pension tax refund from Japan for a variety of reasons, including:
- You are not a Japanese national
- For more than six months, you have paid national pension insurance
- You left the country less than two years ago
When must non-residents file their Japanese income tax returns?
If you stayed in Japan as a non-resident for less than one year, you can’t file a tax return. Instead, you will be charged a flat-rate tax of 20.42%.
However, if you are an overseas worker in Japan and you are considered a resident for tax purposes, Taxback.com can help you to claim your tax refund from the previous five years.
I have worked in many countries overseas. Who can help me with my taxes?
If you have worked abroad, Taxback.com can help you to claim your tax refund.
The tax experts offer tax refund services in 11 countries, including:
When you apply with Taxback.com, their tax team will handle all of the tricky tax paperwork and ensure you receive your maximum refund.
Plus, if you have already returned to your home country, Taxback.com can transfer your money to your bank account anywhere in the world.
What is the easiest way to apply for your Japanese refund?
You can apply for your Japanese refund on your own.
However, the easiest way to claim your Japanese tax refund is to apply with Taxback.com.
Their tax experts will handle all of the complicated paperwork, interact with the Japanese authorities on your behalf, and send the refund directly into your bank account.
Why choose Taxback.com?
- They do the work, you get the cash!
- They have 25 years of experience
- Their tax experts will answer all your question 24/7 through their live chat channel
- They offer an easy, fast, and reliable online service