How do I start my own business?
You have two options of starting your business.
1. Become a Solo Proprietor (Kojin Jigyo nushi)
A solo Proprietor can be started with the capital of 0 yen.
A sofo proprietor needs to submit s notification of opening of business, when business is started to a taxation office. Moreover, the independent contractor needs to submit the final declaration document of an income tax by March 15.
It is necessary to attach a financial statement to a final declaration document.
A financial statement and a report are drawn up based on accounting principles for business enterprise or Income Tax Law.
2. Set up Limited Company (Kabushiki geisha)
A limited company (Kabushiki gaisha) is the most common choice among different types of companies. To set up a limited company, commercial registration (shogyo tohki) is necessary, which costs more than JPY200,000 and requires a lot of paperwork. In addition, forms should be submitted to the tax authorities, the city office, and possibly to the social insurance office.
Which is more better ,a solo Proprietor or a Limited Company?
In the initial stage it costs more money and time to set up a company. It is much easier to start as a sole proprietor.
And is as follows, Advantages and disadvantages
|Limited company||soro proprietor|
|Ineial costs / procedures|
|Join the social insurance|
Do I pay consumption tax?
If your annual sales volume is less than JPY10,000,000, you are exempt from paying consumption tax. When it reaches JPY10,000,000, you will need to pay on a yearly basis.
There are two methods of computing consumption tax.
1. Principle taxation
2. Simplified tax
Please ask us to do may be selected either.
How do I deal with social insurance?
There are three types of social insurance costs you need to consider
1. Employment Insurance
Whether you are a sole proprietor or run a limited company, it is required to pay employment insurance if you have an employee. The insurance cost, 1.35% of the amount of wages, is shared between employer (0.85%) and employee ( 0.50%).
2. Health Insurance
All Limited Companies have to pay health insurance for both employers and employees. Sole Proprietors hiring 5 employees or more have to pay health insurance for employees. The insurance cost, which is around 9% of the amount of wages, is shared equally between employer and employee.
3. National Pension
All Limited Companies have to pay national pension premium for employers and employees.Sole Proprietors hiring 5 employees or more have to pay national pension premium for employees.The premium, which is around 8% of the amount of wages, is shared equally between employer and employee.
I have been engaged in many foreigners' business support for long years.
Moreover, the overseas expansion of Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises has been increasing recently.
And the opportunity for many foreigners to do business increasingly in Japan will also increase.
We are confident that we can assist the growth of our client by supporting any financial matters as well as administration matters.
Please donﾕt hesitate to contact us if you are interested in our business.
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