JET Programme participants live and work in Japan, and because they are working residents, they are liable for Japanese taxes. The specific liabilities for each JET participant will depend upon his/her Status of Residence and nationality. For more information, please refer to page 61 and 63 of the General Information Handbook, available via the link below.
CLAIR does not specialise in tax matters. CLAIR takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained herein, nor accepts responsibility for any financial loss incurred or any legal action taken against anyone (whether or not they are associated with the JET Programme) as a result of information contained in or omitted from this article.