Entries by Lloyd Danon

The 9 Steps: How To Buy A Property In Japan

Purchasing a property in Japan can be rewarding but complicated, considering various costs and timeframes. This article will walk you through the general steps in purchasing a property in Japan, including the expected costs and time frames.

Managing US 401K & IRA Accounts from Japan

The demands of living and working abroad can often lead to neglecting retirement plans. American expats face the further complication of managing US-based retirement accounts from overseas. In this article we look at 401k & IRA accounts and how to manage them while living in Japan.

4 Challenges Americans Have Investing in Japan

Financial opportunities are few and far between for US nationals living abroad. However, there are still opportunities to be able to invest and manage their wealth from abroad. In this article, we look at the challenges and then ways to make it work.

Japan Inheritance Tax And Its Effects On Expatriates

Due to its technical nature, Japan’s inheritance tax has always been a subject of confusion among expatriates and foreign nationals. Inheritance from abroad could be taxed in Japan as high as 55%. Here’s what you can do to prepare in advance and protect your wealth.

Japan Gift Tax; All Expats Need to Know

Gift tax is arguably the most misunderstood of all taxes in Japan. This is due to its complexity, criteria for payment, and constantly changing regulations. The government imposes gift taxes to prevent individuals from dodging the inheritance tax. This article covers the basics you need to know.

4 Lessons to Learn from Market Corrections

In early 2020 the stock market dropped dramatically due to COVID. This sudden financial collapse reminded many investors, including the team at Argentum, of the global financial crisis of 2008. In this article we look at how this period was an excellent opportunity for investors.