Donations to the GRIPS Fund are tax deductible in Japan for residents of Japan filing an annual tax report at a local tax office (Kakutei shinkoku).
However, GRIPS has no information regarding tax benefits for international donations to GRIPS in Japan.
1. Individual Donors
① Income Tax
The amount of your donation in excess of 2000 yen (up to 40% of your annual income for the applicable
year) is eligible as an income deduction.
NOTE: As of January 2018, donations to Study Support Funds are eligible for tax credits in addition to the above income deductions. Donors may select their preferred benet when ling their tax return.
② Inhabitant Tax
Donors residing in Tokyo on January 1st the year following their donation will receive a reduction in
their individual metropolitan inhabitant taxes. The maximum amount of donations eligible is up to
30% of your annual income for the applicable year.
For metropolitan inhabitant taxes, reductions are calculated at a rate of 4% of the amount of your
donation in excess of 2000 yen. (Some wards and municipalities may apply a rate of 6%.)
2. Corporate Donors
The donated amount can be written o in full as a loss.