Japan Tax DeductionsThe tax system in Japan permits tax relief both in the form of a deduction that reduces the taxable income and in the form of a direct deduction from the amount of tax payable (tax credit).
Table of Deductions / Credits for an Individual
|Type of Relief
|Deduction for spouse
|For income up to 10 million
|Deduction for dependent relative
|For one dependent
|Deduction of medical expenses
|Up to2 million, subject to terms.
|Deduction for social security
|any amount paid
|Deduction for life insurance/pension
|As defined by law
Comment: In regard to the above forms of relief, that relate to income tax, there is additional relief, in lesser amounts, in all that is concerned with "Inhabitant Tax".