Tax

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.

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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

Tax:People

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Tax:News

Awards
13 of our lawyers were selected as Japan’s Top 100 Lawyers 2021 in Asia Business Law Journal
Public Service
Firm's lawyers involved in the Revision of the “Guidebook for Introducing Incentive Plans for Sustainable Corporate Growth as Board Members’ Compensation to Encourage Companies to Promote Proactive Business Management”
Public Service
Firm's lawyers and licensed tax accountants submit a report for "Research on on Double Taxation Adjustment for Dividends and Taxation on Capital Gains and Losses from Transfer of Shares" commissioned by the Ministry of Finance
Awards
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan
Awards
Top Ranking Received From The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

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Tax:Seminars

Sep. 9, 2020External Seminars
"Governance & Succession - Philippines and Japan"
Jul. 1, 2020External Seminars
"Thailand Private Client - Virtual Round Table"
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"

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Tax:Publications

Magazine Article
"Importance of Permanent Establishment"
Magazine Article
"Aggregation of losses arising from 'Miscellaneous Income' with other types of income"
Magazine Article
"Consumption Tax Imposed on Services Provided to Non-Residents and Foreign Nationals"
Magazine Article
"Explanation of Recent Judicial Precedents and Court Decisions Regarding Tax that Serve as Key Points in Corporate Practice"
Magazine Article
"Business Succession in Special Industries (Part 10): Business Succession in the Brewing Industry"

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