What Does ‘Overseas Income Remitted from Abroad’ Include in the Taxable Income of Non-permanent Residents Conducting Business in Japan?

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Ordinary Remittances

・Bringing currencies into Japan

・Sending funds through checks or money orders


Alternatives to Ordinary Remittances

・Importing valuable metals or securities
・Borrowing or making payments based on foreign deposits while in Japan


To give a concrete example, this includes using credit and debit cards linked to foreign bank accounts in Japan, as well as making withdrawals using cash cards.



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