A summary of costs and taxes when selling your property in Japan
Selling Costs and Taxes
Selling your property need not be a complicated process. A summary of selling costs and taxes are included below to guide you.
Taxes and Related Fees When Selling Your Property
Agency Fee (Plus Consumption Tax)
3% + ¥60,000
Judicial Scrivener Fees
¥50,000 - ¥200,000
Stamp tax is paid when signing a sales, construction or mortgage contract. The amount of stamp tax is based on the sale price.
|Property Price Range||Stamp Tax|
|¥500million – 1billion||¥160,000|
Capital Gains Tax
Capital Gains Tax is only applied to the net gain from selling your property minus any capital expenses
If held within 5 years
30% of Capital Gain
If held for more than 5 years
15% of Capital Gain
Points to note:
The above tax rates are for general cases, fees and costs may vary according to the property type and location and individual circumstances. Clients are advised to seek independent tax advice for their individual tax situation.
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