Overview of Payroll in Japan 2020

Overview of Payroll in Japan 2020

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Like other far eastern countries Japan has a very strong social culture and has a wide range of social insurances and types of leave to support this. In addition, the working time regulations are complex with specific regulations for different types of workers.

Having attended this course delegates will have confidence that they understand the fundamentals of payroll processing in Japan, are clear about employer obligations including those for Japanese residents and non-residents, know what they need to do on a periodic and annual basis, can answer employee queries and check payslips.

Even if payrolls are outsourced it is still the employer’s responsibility to ensure all obligations are met and that income tax and social security are correctly processed. This course not only gives you the information you need to be compliant but also ensures you know exactly what information should be given to a payroll provider and the various tasks they should be completing on your behalf.

    Module one: 

    • Business Culture
    • Setting up a business in Japan
    • Employing people in Japan
    • Employment Law
    • Payslips
    • Social Insurance schemes
    • Overtime
    • Employing non-Japanese workers
    • Visas
    • New Hires
    • Leavers
    • Allowances
    • Statutory deductions
    • Worker's Accident compensation insurance
    • Employment Insurance
    • Pension insurance
    • Taxation

    Module Two: 

    • Reporting 
    • Monthly Reporting 
    • Annual Reporting 
    • Absences
    • Annual Leave
    • Sick Leave
    • Maternity and Childcare Leave
    • Other Leave
    • Data retention 
    • Covid-19 

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