Japan likely to impose ‘departure tax’ of up to S$12 on all travellers by 2020 Olympics

The Japan Tourism Agency is mooting a national departure tax of up to 1,000 yen on both Japanese and foreign travellers as it seeks to capitalise on a tourism boom. In an interim proposal submitted to the government on Thursday , the agency is recommending that this tax be implemented by March 2020, ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in July the same year.

Original published: 2017-11-11 04:03:20 Read the full Osaka News here

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