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Japan

Japan reviewing consumption tax on foreign digital downloads, e-books, Apps and streaming

October 19th, 2013

The Japanese Tax Commission has recommended that the country should start to charge Japanese Consumption Tax (VAT / GST) on digital goods (e-books, download games, music, films, Apps etc) from foreign website to its consumers.  Japan first review Consumption Tax on e-books in 2012. Foreign digital goods consumption tax free Currently, consumer in Japan can …