Special Zones and Incentives

Tax Measures in the Special Zones

Introduction to special tax measures in the Special Zones

Osaka Prefecture has been designated as a location for two types of Special Zones which are the Kansai National Strategic Special Zone and the Kansai Innovation Comprehensive Global Strategic Special Zone. Osaka Prefecture additionally established a unique tax incentive system for Special Zone for Growing Industries.
The rates of local taxes are reduced for companies that advance into the Special Zones, have their business plan authorized and carry out a project related to alternative energy or the life sciences.

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Kansai Innovation International Strategic Comprehensive Special Zone

Special Zones / Cabinet Office, Government of Japan

The National Strategic Special Zones

Aim to enhance economic growth by implementing regulatory reforms
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Comprehensive Special Zones

Concentration of National and Regional Policy Resources in Special Zones with High Potential for Realizing Pioneering Initiatives
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