Japan's individual income tax rate, including local taxes, are among the highest tax rates in the world. Taxation of an individuals income in Japan is progressive.

Individuals pay tax as a wage earner or as a self-employed person. Tax for an individual who meets the criteria of a “permanent resident” in Japan will be calculated on income in Japan and abroad. A foreign resident who is employed in Japan pays tax only on income earned in Japan.

If you’d like to discuss net retentions further for Japan please provide us with information on your specific situation. With our vetted Contractor Management partners we will ensure that you net the highest % possible of your gross income whilst ensuring that you are compliant with all Japan regulations and those of your home country.