Hello PIXTA Contributors!

We are going to try explaining the Tax Relief issue in this article as clearly as possible and how to apply for Tax Relief.

Firstly, everyone’s tax starts at 20.42%, and you may be entitled to tax relief depending on the agreement between your country’s government and Japan’s government depending on which country you live in.

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Click to see the list of countries as below.
– Income Tax Convention Country List (Login required)
https://www.pixtastock.com/mypage/tax/list

Please note that you should not refer to the country of your citizenship, but the country of residence for tax.

How to apply for Tax Relief

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Please log in & go to Your account page.

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Please click the Tax Relief Information.

Tax Relief information Page

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Please click the Show Required Tax Forms

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The page will switch to the form you need to download.
Please download and fill out the required forms and send us them via airmail. Please notice that we do not accept it via email as the tax office in Japan needs the original forms.

Documents to be submitted vary from country to country. Please check the required documents on the Tax Relief information Page.
In this time, We will explain using Russia as an example.

APPLICATION FORM FOR INCOME TAX CONVENTION

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  1. Please print this page out.
  2. Please make sure you have all the documents and check the checkboxes before sending.
  3. Please send with the other required documents by airmail.

APPLICATION FORM FOR INCOME TAX CONVENTION

Please download and print the form.

Fill up the following:
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Under “Individual”, please fill up your

1) Full Name
2) Domicile or Residence
3) Telephone Number
4) Nationality
5) The place where he is to pay tax & Taxpayer Identification Number

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CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCE

“CERTIFICATE OF RESIDENCE” is a document certifying that you are a resident who is to be taxed in your country. If you are not sure which form(s) are required, please contact the tax authority of your country.
Copies of ID such as passports and driver’s licenses cannot be submitted.

ATTACHMENT FORM FOR LIMITATION ON BENEFITS ARTICLE

Please download and print the form then fill in the required items.
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Documents to be submitted vary from country to country. Please check the required documents on the Tax Relief information Page.

In this time, We will explain using Russia as an example.
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SAMPLE: https://www.pixtastock.com/docs/tokuten_sample.pdf

Send documents

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Once you have all the documents, please send them via airmail to the address listed in Tax Relief Information.
*We do not accept it via email as the tax office in Japan needs the original forms.

Be sure to write your name and User No. on the envelope.
*You can check the User No. on Your account page.

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Note

  • PIXTA will email you in return when all the required documents are being received.
  • The updated income tax rate will be shown on your account page around 1 month from the receipt of your application forms.
  • Once the forms have been reviewed and accepted, the new tax rate will be applied to your unpaid earnings.