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Japan Tax Bulletin

Taxation of business transfers

Reorganization has become an indispensable tool for efficient corporate management and business expansion.As one of the methods, the Companies Act provides for a legalframework of business transfer.Business transfers are used to transfer a business to another company in order to improve management efficiency, or to take over another compa ny's business in order to further expand the business.Business transfers may also be used to resolve a company's insolvency.

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