KPMG Tax Corporation in Japan has been in the leading position in the market for over a decade. The practice, led by Yuichi Komakine, comprises nearly 600 tax professionals in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya with a total of 53 partners and is strong in the areas of transfer pricing, financial services, M&A, and real estate investment. To support the growth of the local businesses, KPMG established an office in Hiroshima in December 2018. KPMG works with both inbound and outbound multinationals in a wide spectrum of industries, such as real estate, financial services, Japanese trading houses, technology including media and telecommunications, IT related industry, leasing, and life sciences. The firm was selected as the Japan Tax Firm Of The Year at the 2018 Asia Tax Awards by International Tax Review following the win in 2017.
Japan’s Largest International Law Firm:
Nishimura & Asahi is Japan’s largest law firm, covering tax matters in all aspects of domestic and international business and corporate activity. The firm has over 700 Japanese and foreign lawyers--including a former Japanese Supreme Court Justice and scholars—and employs more than 700 support staff, including tax accountants, patent attorneys, senior Japanese and foreign business support professionals, and paralegals.
The Highest Global Standards:
Many attorneys and staff at the firm speak other foreign languages and have advanced international law degrees and bar admissions — with experience working at top global law firms. Nishimura & Asahi has also established strong professional relationships with the most eminent law firms worldwide, enabling the firm to focus on international corporate and financial transactions, advising both Japanese and foreign clients at the highest international standards.
Cutting-Edge Business Issues:
Nishimura & Asahi works with the most prominent Japanese and global corporations, to find novel solutions for its industries’ most innovative changes and disruptive challenges. We are particularly renowned for our expertise in dealing with various types of tax controversies, exemplified by our unparalleled track record of victories before the Japanese courts. Furthermore, we develop and implement creative tax solutions and strategies for M&A transactions, group restructuring, financing arrangements, the development of financial products, and other complex transactions.
Commitment To Excellence:
Through the enhancement of professional and organisational synergies — a result of the firm’s expansion — an unprecedented level of client service is made possible in highly specialised and complex areas of commercial law. Nishimura & Asahi understands its clients’ growing needs and its fully integrated team of lawyers and professional staff are proud to share the same fundamental philosophy: An uncompromising commitment to excellence.
With the continued expansion of international presence and clientele, the firm has four domestic and 14 overseas offices. Through the firm’s domestic and global networks, Nishimura & Asahi is ideally placed to provide clients with a borderless one-stop service, from Japan to the world.
Grant Thornton Taiyo Tax Corporation is a tax corporation organized under the Japan Licensed Tax Accountant Law with 16 partners and 146 staffs. The firm has the office in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.
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Tokyo Kyodo Accounting Office (TKAO) provides customized professional accounting and taxation services to individual and corporate clients. Our highly trained certified accountants, licensed tax accountants and expert consultants have been at the forefront of international tax matters since 1993.
To this day, TKAO continues to match increases in demand for international taxation and transfer pricing services with the highest quality professional services available.
Whether one requires international tax planning or accounting and taxation advice for international trade, TKAO can assist its client with a wide range of services; from specialized APA services and assistance with transfer pricing documentation to indirect tax planning and compliance services including EPA's and FTAs.