Japan Sales Tax Rate | Consumption Tax

The Sales Tax Rate in Japan stands at 8 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Japan averaged 5.60 percent from 2006 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 8 percent in 2014 and a record low of 5 percent in 2007. Sales Tax Rate in Japan is reported by the National Tax Agency Japan. In Japan, the sales tax rate is a tax charged to consumers based on the purchase price of certain goods and services. The benchmark we use for the sales tax rate refers to the highest rate. Revenues from the Sales Tax Rate are an important source of income for the government of Japan. This page provides – Japan Sales Tax Rate – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.