A comprehensive tax law practice, providing services in the areas of tax planning, wealth management, and tax disputes and investigations

Our Tax Practice Group includes both lawyers and a licensed tax accountant, some of whom have previous experience working at the Japanese tax authorities, including several who have served in senior positions there. These practitioners have the depth of experience that is necessary in this complex and constantly developing practice area to ensure that our clients get the benefit of advice that is tailored to their needs and takes into account the most current tax regulations and rulings.


Tax planning services for a variety of Japanese and international transactions, including corporate reorganizations, M&A, cross-border transactions, and financial transactions

We have a long history of experience in litigation and other forms of dispute resolution, and our expertise extends to the area of tax disputes. We are particularly active in advising clients in responding to tax investigations.

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MHM Tax Advisory Services

Operating in a manner that incorporates the legal services of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, this new entity provides tax services relating to M&A and group reorganizations, business turnarounds, business successions for family-owned companies, and other business activities.

MHM Tax Advisory Services


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Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Top Ranking Received From The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
Top Ranking Received From Chambers Asia Pacific 2019
Top Rankings in "Asialaw Profiles 2019: The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms (23rd edition) "
Firm receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2018

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Aug. 30, 2017External Seminars
"The 55th International Young Lawyers’ Congress"
Mar. 2, 2017External Seminars
"Hard Brexit" - Your new location: The Netherlands Tax and Legal Aspects -
Oct. 20, 2016External Seminars
ABA SECTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 2016 FALL MEETING "BEPS in Asia: Doing Business in a Brand New Tax Climate"
Oct. 21, 2014External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference 2014"Treaty Shopping: Fiction or Reality"
Nov. 22, 2013External Seminars
"International Bar Association Conferences: Rethinking international taxation as we know it"

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Magazine Article
"Summary of Amendments to Age Requirements Under Taxation Law"
Magazine Article
"Key Points Regarding 2019 Tax System Revision"
Book Article
"Q&A Anti-Tax Haven Rules in Practice"
Magazine Article
"Revisions to "Earnings Stripping Rules" Revealed by Outline of 2019 Tax Reform and Impacts on Japanese Practice"
"The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Private Client 2019 - Japan Chapter"

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