Thursday, October 17, 2013

Japanese customers prepare for an increase in sales tax from 1st April 2014


Picture: Japanese customers commuting home


"The tax increase , from 5 per cent to 8 per cent will come into effect from next, April and is the first of a two-step process whereby the tax is expected to reach 10 per cent by 2015"


Source: Japan also a friend of investors
By Tony Kaye
The Weekend Australian
October 12 - 13, 2013, page 25