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  • 11-April-2019

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    Taxing Wages: Key findings for Japan

    The tax wedge for the average single worker in Japan increased by 0.1 percentage points from 32.5 in 2017 to 32.6 in 2018. The OECD average tax wedge in 2018 was 36.1 (2017, 36.2).

  • 5-December-2018

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    Revenue Statistics: Key findings for Japan

    The tax-to-GDP ratio in Japan did not change between 2015 and 2016. The tax-to-GDP ratio remained a 30.6%. The corresponding figures for the OECD average were an increase of 0.3 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.0% over the same period.

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  • 27-September-2018

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    Australia, France, Japan and Slovak Republic deposit their instrument of ratification or acceptance for the Multilateral BEPS Convention

    Australia, France, Japan and the Slovak Republic have deposited their instrument of ratification or acceptance for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting with the OECD’s Secretary-General, therewith underlining their strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and BEPS by multinational enterprises.

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  • 26-September-2018

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    Definitive MLI Position for Japan

    Reservations and notifications under the Multilateral Instrument for BEPS Tax Treaty Related Measures provided for Japan, deposited with the instrument of ratification, approval, or acceptance.

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  • 17-September-2018

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    Effective carbon rates: Key findings for Japan

    This country note for Japan provides detail on the proportion of CO2 emissions from energy use subject to different effective carbon rates (ECR), as well as on the level and components of average ECRs in each of the six economic sectors (road transport, off-road transport, industry, agriculture and fishing, residential & commercial, and electricity).

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  • 30-August-2018

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    Making Dispute Resolution More Effective – MAP Peer Review Report, Japan (Stage 1) - Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Action 14

    Under Action 14, countries have committed to implement a minimum standard to strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of the mutual agreement procedure (MAP). The MAP is included in Article 25 of the OECD Model Tax Convention and commits countries to endeavour to resolve disputes related to the interpretation and application of tax treaties. The Action 14 Minimum Standard has been translated into specific terms of reference and a methodology for the peer review and monitoring process. The minimum standard is complemented by a set of best practices.The peer review process is conducted in two stages. Stage 1 assesses countries against the terms of reference of the minimum standard according to an agreed schedule of review. Stage 2 focuses on monitoring the follow-up of any recommendations resulting from jurisdictions' stage 1 peer review report. This report reflects the outcome of the stage 1 peer review of the implementation of the Action 14 Minimum Standard by Japan, which is accompanied by a document addressing the implementation of best practices which can be accessed on the OECD website: http://oe.cd/bepsaction14.
  • 30-August-2018

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    OECD releases fourth round of BEPS Action 14 peer review reports on improving tax dispute resolution mechanisms

    The work on BEPS Action 14 continues with today’s publication of the fourth round of stage 1 peer review reports. Each report assesses a country’s efforts to implement the Action 14 minimum standard as agreed to under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project.

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  • 16-July-2018

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    Global Forum publishes tax transparency compliance ratings for seven jurisdictions and welcomes three new members

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum), published today seven peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on tax transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR).

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  • 16-July-2018

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  • 12-April-2018

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    Taxation Household Savings: Key findings for Japan

    This note presents marginal effective tax rates (METRs) that summarise the tax system’s impact on the incentives to make an additional investment in a particular type of savings. By comparing METRs on different types of household savings, we can gain insights into which assets or savings types receive the most favourable treatment from the tax system

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