Japan: Extended due date for individual income tax returns, payments (COVID-19)

Japan: Extended due date

A notice from Japan’s tax agency (published in the official gazette on 15 February 2021) announces that the tax return filing and tax payment due dates for individual income tax, individual consumption tax, and gift tax for 2020 will be extended to 15 April 2021—relief offered in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


The extended due date of 15 April 2021 also applies with regard to the filing of the report of foreign assets and the report of asset and liabilities.

Read a February 2021 report [PDF 263 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Japan

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