From 1st of October, 2019 Japan increased Consumption Tax from 8% to 10%. It was long delayed tax rise and was postponed couple times already.
The new Consumption Tax applied for most goods and services. But there are some exemptions like food and regular newspapers. Reduced consumption tax of 8 percent will be used for exempt goods and services.
Our Japanese VAT calculator is updated with the latest changes and calculate both – regular and reduced CT.