What is JCT?

What is Japanese Consumption Tax ?

JCT stands for Japanese Consumption Tax. A consumption tax is imposed broadly and fairly on consumption as a whole. Basically, selling goods and providing services in Japan are all subject to consumption tax. Although when business entities sell, they will be imposed tax as a taxable person, the tax on purchases from that on sales may become deductible and pay the remainder to prevent the tax from accumulating.

JCT is refundable

When you visit Japan for business purposes, you will spend money in hotels, restaurants, and taxis, etc. 10% of Japanese Consumption Tax will be charged each time. By using JCTRefund.com, you can easily get back such tax costs.


What expense you can claim 10% back?

  • Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Taxi
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Conference
  • Service
  • Purchase of Goods
  • Importation
  • Logistic etc

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