Entries by Martin Zotta

Japan Expat Life Insurance: Term Life vs Whole Life

Choosing a life insurance policy can be confusing, so it is essential to pick the right cover to fit your life. While there are many ways a life insurance policy can be structured, the two most common types of policies are term life and whole of life. In this article we look at the main differences and which one might suit you the best.

Furusato Nozei: Use This Tax Strategy in Japan

The Japanese government created Furusato Nozei to encourage taxpayers to prepay their taxes to municipalities. It was created to shift tax funds from wealthy cities to cash-strapped regions. The local regions offer a “gift” in return. Learn how you can take advantage of it.