Tax help for expats in Japan.

If you’re an American living in or moving to Japan, our experts can make your tax life easy. We’ll help you understand your tax requirements and guide you through the process step-by-step.

Ways to file

Get help navigating your U.S. taxes.

Ready to file your U.S. expat taxes from Japan? We’ll help you understand which tax rules affect you, what you owe, and your filing options.

Ready to file both your U.S. and Japan tax returns?

We can help you get both done, whether you need a lot of help or a little. File online with expert guidance, or have an expat tax advisor walk you through the process.

Helpful articles for expats in Japan.

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Guide to Filing an FBAR from Japan

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U.S. Expat Taxes In Japan

Check out these tax tips for filing taxes in Japan. H&R Block's tax pros provide essential advice for U.S. Expats.

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FBAR vs. FATCA: Filing Requirements for Americans Abroad

Learn more about FBAR and FATCA filing requirements for U.S. expats from the tax experts at H&R Block.

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Foreign Earned Income Exclusion for U.S. expats

Learn more about the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion with the Expat tax experts at H&R Block. Find out if you qualify for an exclusion on your expat taxes.

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Catching Up: What you need to know about Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures and Delinquent FBAR penalties

For expats who need to file past returns, learn more about delinquent FBAR submission procedures and streamlined filing compliance with the tax experts at H&R Block.

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Tax Deadlines for Expats

Find out what the Expat tax filing deadline is this year. The tax experts at H&R Block breakdown other deadlines and extensions for U.S. Expats.

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The U.S. Expat’s Guide to State Taxes while Living Abroad

Do expats pay state taxes? What about federal? Learn everything you should know about expat state taxes and federal taxes with and more with H&R Block.

Fast facts about expat taxes in Japan.

What you pay taxes on and the rates you pay on your Japanese income varies based on whether you’re a resident or a nonresident.

Expats who become a resident in Japan must pay their Japanese taxes before permanently returning home—even if the next tax season hasn’t begun.

Did you know that if you need some extra time to get your forms in order, H&R Block can get you a free filing extension? Until October 15!

Steps to prep.

Step One

Check out ways to file.

Get tax help however you need it. Head on over to our ways to file page.

Step Two

Pick your journey.

You’re in the driver’s seat. Pick between filing online yourself or let a tax advisor take the wheel.

Step Three

Review and approve.

Once you’re through your chosen journey, you pay and then can review your return.

Step Four

Let your tax advisor file.

Once you sign off on your return, we will file your expat taxes with the IRS.

Step Five

Rest easy.

You sit back knowing your taxes were done right.

See what expats have to say about their experience with us.

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Ayesha Sultan

I live in Kenya now and run my own online digital marketing business. Using this service has helped me save tons of time and energy on my taxes. I am also really relieved that they will help if I need it during audits. It really makes living abroad and doing taxes a million times better.

Jennifer Thompson

I have been using H&R block for a few years now. I live abroad, but don't make a lot of money. Filing with H&R block is as painless as doing taxes gets and my Advisor is wonderful and answers all my questions.

Alison Watts

Expat taxes made easy. I had a great experience this year - I used HR Block last year and was very impressed with the efficiency and accuracy and professionalism throughout the whole process.

 

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