Contractors in Japan can be set up as Employees.
Tax year – The tax year is the calendar year for individuals. Immigration – We are only able to assist with employment of local nationals, we do not have a visa or work permit option. Workr Fees – $1,000 per month plus €350 set up fee and $350 termination fee. Employment Summary
Registration – The candidate will need to provide their Individual Number (nicknamed “My Number”) which is a 12-digit numbers assigned to individuals living in Japan under the Social Security and Tax Number System. Contract – There are 3 types of contract in Japan a Permanent Employee, known as Sei-sha-in, a Contract Employee, known as Keiyaku sha-in and an Outsourced or Temporary Employee, known as Haken sha-in. It is this third type of contract that is used. Employers social security – contributions are made to 5 different government departments at differing levels. As a result the amount can vary between 15.3% – 24.73%. Pension = 9.15% Health insurance = 4.935%-5.815% Unemployment insurance = 0.6% Work injury = 0.25%-8.8% Family allowance = 0.36% Employees social security – contributions are made to 3 different government department at fixed rates making the total contribution 14.39% Pension = 9.15% Health insurance = 4.935% Unemployment insurance = 0.3% Tax – Income tax ranges from 5-45%. Benefits – Each calendar year, an employee is entitled to receive paid leave, the amount they receive will depend on their length of service but it will range from 10-20 days. Workr International Services Map
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