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Transaction Guideline

Transaction Procedure

1.

Information Inquiry

We will introduce properties we developed to customers.

2.

Purchase Application

To purchase a property in Japan, the client is required to submit an offer of intent for initiating the purchase process.

3.

Signing Contract and Paying Deposit

Upon agreement on the terms and purchase details, the client is required to pay the deposit and sign the contract. The client can either travel to Japan or authorize a judicial scrivener to sign the contract.

4.

Transferring Property Ownership

After verification of all the documents, the client will need to pay the outstanding balance. Once the payment is completed and confirmed, the property will be transfer to the client.

Taxation Fee

Purchasing a property

  • – Stamp Tax
  • – Registration Tax
    1. * Registration tax = Assessed value of fixed asset × Tax rate
    2. * Reduced tax rate will be applied for limited time span.
  • – Property Acquisition Tax
    1. * Property acquisition tax = Assessed value of fixed asset × 0.5 × Tax rate

Selling a property

  • – Stamp Tax
  • – Registration Tax
  • – Transfer Revenue Tax
  • – Transfer tax
    1. * Short Term Transfer (Less than 5 years at the time of January 1 in the year of sales)
      • Revenue tax 30%
      • Residents’tax 9%
    2. * Long Term Transfer (More than 5 years at the time of January 1 in the year of sales)
      • Revenue tax 15%
      • Residents’tax 5%

Owning a property

  • – Property Tax & City Planning Tax
    1. * Property Tax = Assessed value of fixed asset × 1.4%
    2. * City Planning Tax = Assessed value of fixed asset × 0.3%
    3. * Essentially property tax rate is 1.4% but this can be changeable in some area. Therefore the rate is not always the same.
      • **Commission fee is 3% of the property price