Tax

The following is based on what we prepared for Legal 500, slightly supplemented:
Tax: the firm advises on the tax aspects of mergers, corporate splits, spin-offs, joint-ventures and acquisitions and on investment structuring. Our team also advises on the tax aspects of securities offerings, commercial lending transactions and other corporate commercial transactions (including in relation to permanent establishment related risks and employee compensation). It also assists clients with their tax controversies and disputes before the Japanese courts and the National Tax Tribunal.

Publications Related to Tax

  • 2020.02

    Sato Shuji authored the 6th article of the series "'Legislation' of Tax Practices - Legal Perspectives in Tax Investigation" titled "Interpretation of Laws and Regulations (2): Adopted Concept," which appears in Zeinoshirube No. 3398.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2020.02

    Sato Shuji authored the 5th article of the series "'Legislation' of Tax Practices - Legal Perspectives in Tax Investigation" titled "Interpretation of Laws and Regulations (1): Principle on Grammatical Interpretation of Tax Laws," which appears in Zeinoshirube No. 3397.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2020.02

    Sato Shuji authored the 4th article of the series "'Legislation' of Tax Practices - Legal Perspectives in Tax Investigation" titled "Basis of Legal Mind -Legal Syllogism-," which appears in Zeinoshirube No. 3396.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2020.01

    Sato Shuji authored the 3rd article of the series "'Legislation' of Tax Practices - Legal Perspectives in Tax Investigation" titled "Positioning of Attorneys in Tax Investigation and Segregation of Attorneys from Accountants," which appears in Zeinoshirube No. 3395.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2020.01

    Sato Shuji authored the 1st article of the series "'Legislation' of Tax Practices - Legal Perspectives in Tax Investigation" titled "What is 'Legislation' of Tax Practices?," which appears in Zeinoshirube No. 3393.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences Related to Tax

  • 2019.12

    Sato Shuji delivered a lecture titled "How Courts See Tax Cases - The Legal Perspective of Tax Affairs" at the Japan Tax Association.

  • 2018.11

    Sato Shuji and Mutou Yuuki delivered lectures titled "Trends of Taxpayer Winning Cases: Cases concerning Transfer Pricing Taxation and Capital Transactions" (by Sato Shuji) and "How to Deal with Tax Compliance Issues Revealed by Misconduct" (by Mutou Yuuki) in the seminar hosted by Tax Consulting Firm TRUST.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 

  • 2018.11

    Sato Shuji and Mutou Yuuki delivered lectures titled "Tips to Handle Tax Investigations Learned from Recent Tax Suits" and "The Latest Trends in Tax Investigations on Large-scale Corporations including Consumer Tax" respectively in the series of lectures titled “Tax Investigations from Lawyers’ Point of View” at Zeimu Kenkyukai.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 

  • 2018.10

    Sato Shuji and Mutou Yuuki delivered a lecture titled "What is Tax Compliance Now Required? - From the Viewpoint of Cooperation between 'Tax' and 'Legal' -" with Yamashita Takashi, a licensed tax accountant, at the Japan Tax Association.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 

  • 2018.05

    Sato Shuji delivered a lecture concerning taxation on reorganization in the Advanced Course (54th) of training in National Tax College of National Tax Agency.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji 

News Related to Tax

  • 2017.11

    Sato Shuji's comment was introduced in the article titled "Transfer Pricing Taxation - National Tax Agency Steers Toward Communication Strategy, While Businesses Remain Skeptical" in the morning edition of the Nikkei newspaper on November 27, 2017.

  • 2016.12

    Sato Shuji participates in Study Group of Financial Taxation System and Numbering System (Chairperson: Morinobu Shigeki, Professor of Chuo Law School), which releases a report entitled “ Utilization of Social Security/Taxation Number (My Number) System and IRA in Japan.”

  • 2015.07

    Mutou Yuuki has been seconded to Examination Division I of Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau as a fixed-term government employee as of July 10.

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