How to Protect Yourself from Tax Pitfalls in Japan

Sat, 23 Nov 2019 18:00 - 20:00

Ryozan Park White Room

1-9-1 Sugamo, Toshima-Ku, 170-0002


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Free drinks and food provided


What does it take to survive the tax jungle in Japan?

Come find out on Saturday, November 23rd, for real talk and Q&A with David Otani and Carolin Schlueter, Senior Consultants at Otani Accounting Office.

Who should attend:

  • You’ll get the most out of this event if you’re a startup founder, entrepreneur, self-employed or thinking about starting your own business in the future

  • You’ll get something out of this session if you’re an individual, struggling with understanding the Japanese tax system

What will be discussed:

  • The importance of taxes for countries

  • Struggles of foreign residents in Japan

  • Types of taxes in Japan

  • Tax penalties


David Otani is a Senior Consultant at Otani Accounting Office. He was born and raised here in Tokyo, Japan, and has more than 10 years of professional work experience in the field of taxes and accounting. Through his bicultural background, he decided to support foreigners in Japan by establishing Japanese companies, getting working visa, and providing accounting services.

Carolin Schlueter is a Senior Consultant at Otani Accounting Office as well. She is originally from Germany, but has been living in Tokyo for four years and holds a Master degree in International Business from Rikkyo University in Tokyo. She has been living, studying and working abroad since she was a teenager, and has grown familiar and wise to many different aspects relating to international business.


6:00 pm - Registration/doors are opened to guests. | 6:15 pm - Presentation is about to begin | 7:15 pm - End of presentation and beginning of Q&A over drinks and snacks | 8:00 pm - End of event

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