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.
The Japanese pension system can be challenging. With this in mind, we’ve written this brief guide to try and make this topic a bit less confusing for those living and working in Japan, regardless of duration of stay.
Everyone is obliged to contribute to the Japanese Pension system, including foreign nationals working in Japan. If you are here only temporarily, you will not be able to enjoy any benefits from this system. In this article we look at the options to claim your pension contributions back.
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.
Nobody likes paying taxes, especially in Japan, where taxes are significantly high. Luckily if you are a foreigner living in Japan there are some tax deductions can you claim. In this article we’ll take a look at ways to reduce your tax bill in Japan.
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.
There is a lot of confusion regarding cryptocurrency taxes for investors residing in Japan. Avoid confusion with this essential guide to Japan’s cryptocurrency taxation, and make sure there are no nasty surprises for you in the future.
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.
This article covers how NISA (Nippon Individual Savings Account) investment accounts work, their pros and cons, and their implications for expats living in Japan.
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.