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Asset Management & Asset Succession NATURE GROUPAsset Management & Asset Succession NATURE GROUP

Director Toshiyuki AshidaDirector Toshiyuki Ashida

Director Toshiyuki AshidaDirector Toshiyuki Ashida

STRENGTH

The LargestExpert Firm in Japan

The LargestExpert Firm
in Japan

As a consultant firm in the highly specialized field of international taxes, we will respond attentively to the wide range of needs of our clients.
We take confidence in the quality of our services that are achieved through our position as a niche-top organization.

Undeniable

Undeniable

We always keep ourselves updated on the latest international tax information in and out of Japan,and resolve many inquiries of our global customers, all the while steadily accumulating know-how along the way.
We now handle over 500 international tax projects per year.

Excellent Language Assistance

Excellent Language
Assistance

Our company has many employees that are fluent in a diverse set of languages including English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean.
By communicating directly with our clients in their native language and offering a one-stop solution with our business partners, it allows our firm to implement solutions and offer our services at a fast pace.

PHILOSOPHY

There are values that we strive to maintain ”to be a professional in our field.

ManagementPHILOSOPHY

TREAT AS A FAMILY

We treat everyone in the community, including our clients, all of the stakeholders of our company and their family members, to pursue their happiness.

MISSION

Make people happy

We will realize your happiness through providing solutions to your investment and inheritance issues.

ACTION POLICY

VALUE

VALUE

To provide additional value to contribute to society.

CHANGE

CHANGE

To be the organization of choice, we will differentiate our products and services and continue to evolve at super speed.

ALL

ALL

Each person plays the designated role for the optimization of the entire company.

HAPPY

HAPPY

In order for the members to achieve their happiness, we will work hard but have fun and enjoy at the same time.

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MESSAGE

Professionals regarding International Taxation

Nature Tax Firm was founded as a tax firm that specializes in international taxation.

With vast experiences working for a major tax firm in Japan, we have been able to assist our clients with their worldwide tax matters.

Our firm is able to handle countless numbers of complex cases as we are up to date on the latest tax information worldwide.
Due to our experience, we have been able to meet our clients’ needs and with each new case,
we have been able to gain even more knowledge and become highly qualified in our field.

The Nature Group will be ethically responsible, abide by the laws and regulations set in place, be conscious of the social responsibilities.
We aim to not only meet but also go beyond our clients’ demands and needs,
and always looking to improve the quality of our service.

DirectorToshiyuki James Ashida

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PROFILE

Company Name NATURE TAX FIRM
NATURE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Director Toshiyuki James Ashida
Address Group Head Office ( Tokyo Office ):
2-26-3 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0033, Japan
Sumitomo Fudosan, Kayabacho Bldg.No.2 5F
Telephone +81-(0)3-5219-6554
URL https://www.nature-inter.com/

ACCESS

Tokyo Office

Tokyo Office : Group Head Office

2-26-3 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0033, Japan
Sumitomo Fudosan, Kayabacho Bldg.No.2 5F

Nearest station

Hatchobori Station : 6 minutes’ walk

TEL

NATURE TAX FIRM
+81-3-5219-6551

NATURE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
+81-3-5219-6553

FAX

+81-3-5219-6550

Osaka Office

Osaka Office

Grand Front Osaka Tower-C 10F 3-1 Ofukacho Kita-ku,
Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 530-0011

Nearest station

Osaka Station : 3 minutes’ walk

Umeda Station : 3 minutes’ walk

Osaka-umeda Station : 5 minutes’ walk

TEL

NATURE TAX FIRM
+81-6-7777-2691

NATURE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
+81-6-7777-2693

FAX

+81-6-6467-8868

Shizuoka Office

Shizuoka Office

layup Miyukicho Bldg 2F 8-11, Miyukicho,
Shizuoka-shi Aoi-ku , Shizuoka

Nearest station

Shizuoka Station : 3 minutes’ walk

TEL

NATURE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
+81-3-5219-6553

FAX

+81-3-5219-6550

*The Tokyo Head Office will accept all phone calls as this is a shared office.

GROUP

About the Nature Group

The Nature Group consists of two affiliate companies, whom work together to provide a high-quality service.

About the Nature Group About the Nature Group

SERVICE

We provide various services related to mainly investment and inheritance.

Asset
Management

Tax Return Service

  • Income Tax Return
  • Corporate Tax Return
  • Tax Agent
  • Overseas Tax Return Assistance

Consulting

  • Real Estate Investment Consulting
  • Fund Related Consulting
  • International Tax Consulting
  • International Investment Consulting

Asset
Succession

Tax Return Service

  • Inheritance Tax Return
  • Gift Tax Return
  • Inheritance Exemption Application
  • Overseas Tax Return Assistance

Consulting

  • Inheritance・Business Succession Consulting
  • Securing of Tax Payment Funds Consulting
  • Testamentary Trust Consulting
  • M&A Consulting

CONTACT

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If you do not receive a response from us, we apologize for the inconvenience, but we would greatly appreciate it if you could contact us through the following phone number(+81-3-5219-6554+81-3-5219-6554).

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Terms of Service

Nature International (hereinafter, "the Group") will provide you with an optimal proposal based on your circumstances after careful consideration. However, as it is difficult for us to fully ascertain your conditions and provide a responsible response based on the information from this form, we are unable to accept tax-related inquiries, etc. using this form alone. Therefore, we are not liable for any damage caused by our response to such inquiries or our failure to respond to such inquires. A client relationship between you and the Group will not be established based on the information you have transmitted using this inquiry form. We make no guarantees as to whether we will respond to inquiries using this form or the content of our response to such inquiries. We may refuse to respond to inquiries that we have deemed inappropriate and will not be obliged to disclose the reasons for our decision, etc. Please use this form at your own risk. The Group assumes no liability in the unlikely event that the use of this form has caused any disadvantage or damage. The personal information transmitted using this form will be processed appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use stipulated in the privacy policy on this website.

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Privacy Policy on and after April 1, 2022

Nature Group (hereinafter referred to as the "Group") hereby establishes the following Privacy Policy on the handling of privacy information (hereinafter referred to as this "Policy").

Article 1 (Privacy Information)

"Personal Information" in the privacy information means "Personal Information" set forth in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, which refers to information relating to a living individual containing a name, date of birth, address, phone number, contact information or other descriptions, etc. whereby a specific individual can be identified.
"History Information and Attribute Information" in the privacy information means information other than "Personal Information" described above. It refers to the services used, products purchased and pages and advertising viewed by the user, the user’s search keywords, the date, time and method of usage as well as the user’s usage environment, the user’s postal code, gender, occupation and age, the user’s IP address, cookie information, location information, device identification information, etc.

Article 2 (Acquisition of Privacy Information)

The Group will acquire Personal Information properly without resorting to deception or other fraudulent means.
The Group may ask the user for Personal Information such as their name, date of birth, address, phone number, e-mail address, annual income, occupation, and still image information including the user’s portrait at the time of registration.
And the Group may acquire records and information about transactions between the user and the Group’s partners that includes the user’s Personal Information from the Group’s partners (including information providers, advertisers, advertisement distribution destinations, etc.)
The Group may acquire the user’s History Information and Attribute Information such as the services used and pages and advertising viewed by the user, the user’s search keywords, the date, time and method of usage as well as the user’s usage environment (including the communication status of the mobile device and information about the various settings at the time of use, in the case of use from a mobile device), the user’s IP address, cookie information, location information, device identification information, etc. when the user uses the services provided by the Group and the Group’s partners or browses their websites.

Article 3 (Purpose of Acquisition and Use of Personal Information)

The Group will acquire and use Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide the Group’s services;
  2. To provide information about the Group’s services and respond to enquiries, etc.;
  3. To invoice for use of the Group’s services;
  4. To provide information about the Group’s products and services, etc.;
  5. To respond to acts that breach the Group’s terms, policies, etc. in connection with the Group’s services;
  6. To notify the user of changes to terms, etc. pertaining to the Group’s services;
  7. To improve the Group’s services and to develop new services, etc.;
  8. To create statistical data processed into non-personally identifiable information in connection with the Group’s services; and
  9. For any other purposes incidental to each of the purposes listed above.

Article 4 (Restrictions on the Use of Personal Information)

The Group will not handle Personal Information beyond the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use without the consent of the user, except as permitted by Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other laws and ordinances. However, this does not apply in the following cases:

  1. When based on laws and ordinances;
  2. When it is necessary to protect a person’s life, body or property, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the user;
  3. When it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound development of children, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the user; or
  4. When it is necessary to cooperate with the execution of affairs prescribed by laws and ordinances by a government agency, local government or a party outsourced by either of the preceding, and obtaining the user’s consent could hinder the execution of those affairs.

Article 5 (Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties)

  1. The Group will not provide the user’s Personal Information to third parties (including those outside Japan) without the prior consent of the user. However, this does not apply to provision to a third party (including those outside Japan) as necessary under the following circumstances:
    1. When the Group outsources the handling of Personal Information to a third party in whole or in part within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use;
    2. When Personal Information is provided accompanied with business succession due to merger or other reasons;
    3. When Personal Information is provided to a provider or an information collection module provider in accordance with the provisions of item (4);
    4. When it is necessary to cooperate with the execution of affairs prescribed by laws and ordinances by a government agency, local government or a party outsourced by either of the preceding, and obtaining the user’s consent could hinder the execution of those affairs; or
    5. When otherwise permitted under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Information Protection Act”) or other laws and ordinances.
  2. This website uses Google’s access analysis tool "Google Analytics". Google Analytics uses cookies to collect data. This data is collected anonymously and cannot identify specific individuals.
    You can refuse the collection of data by disabling cookies in your browser settings. For more information on these terms, please see the Google Analytics Terms of Service page and the Google Privacy & Terms page.

Article 6 (Shared Use of Personal Information)

The Group may share Personal Information acquired from each user within the Group as follows:

  1. Scope of shared use: The Group
  2. Purpose of shared use: As described under “Purpose of Use of Personal Information”.
  3. Items of Personal Information for shared use: Name, date of birth, gender, address, telephone number, e-mail address, work information, other contact information, transaction history (including past and future), contents and history of opinions/enquiries submitted to the Group, Group website access records, and other information provided to the Group by the user
  4. Person responsible for shared use: NATURE TAX FIRM
  5. Acquisition method: Acquired from applications, etc. submitted by the user and from the system managed by the Group (paper, electronic data, etc.)

Article 7 (Disclosure of Personal Information)

If the Group receives a request from the user to disclose the contents of the user's Personal Information retained by the Group based on the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act, then the Group will disclose such information to the user without delay after first verifying the identity of the user. (If the Group does not retain any Personal Information, then we will notify the user to that effect.)
However, this does not apply if the Group is not obligated to make disclosure to the user by the Personal Information Protection Act or other laws and ordinances.

Article 8 (Correction and Deletion of Personal Information)

If the Personal Information of the user retained by the Group is incorrect, then the user may request the Group to correct or delete the contents of the Personal Information in accordance with the procedures established by the Group.
If the Group receives a request from the user based on the provisions of the preceding paragraph, then we will correct or delete the Personal Information without delay and notify the user if we have deemed it necessary to respond to the request.

Article 9 (Discontinuation of Use of Personal Information, etc.)

If the Group (1) receives a request from the user based on the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act to correct the contents of the Personal Information of the user on the grounds that the Personal Information retained by the Group is not correct; or (2) receives a request from the user based on the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act to discontinue using the Personal Information of the user on the grounds that the information is being handled beyond the scope of the purpose of use notified in advance or that the information was collected by deception or other fraudulent means, then the Group will first verify the identity of the user and then conduct the necessary investigation and either correct the contents of the Personal Information or discontinue use of the Personal Information based on the outcomes of such investigation, and notify the user to that effect without delay. And even if the Group decides not to correct the contents of the Personal Information or discontinue use of the Personal Information, then we will also notify the user to that effect.
If the Group receives a request from the user to erase the Personal Information of the user, then we will first verify the identity of the user and then erase the Personal Information and notify the user to that effect if we have deemed it necessary to respond to the request.
The foregoing does not apply if the Group is not obligated to make corrections, etc. or discontinue use, etc. by the Personal Information Protection Act or other laws and ordinances.

Article 10 (Personal Information Security Control)

The Group will provide necessary and appropriate supervision to Group employees to ensure the security control of Personal Information against risks such as loss, destruction, falsification and leakage. In addition, when outsourcing the handling of Personal Information to a third party in whole or in part, the Group will provide necessary and appropriate supervision to ensure the security control of Personal Information by the contractor.

The content of the major Personal Information security control action is as follows:

  1. Formulation of a basic policy
    The Group will continue to take necessary and appropriate security action against the risk of unauthorized access, leakage, loss or damage to Personal Information.
  2. Establishment of rules relating to the handling of personal data
    The Group has established basic handling methods for acquiring, using and storing personal data, etc.
  3. Organizational security control action
    The Group has appointed a person in charge of handling personal information and has established a system for reporting and contacting the person in charge.
    The Group has also established rules, etc. for the protection of Personal Information and is operating in accordance with such rules, etc.
  4. Personnel security control action
    The Group provides education on the protection of Personal Information to all employees, and matters related to confidentiality are described in the Work Rules.
  5. Physical security control action
    The Group has implemented employee entrance and exit control in areas where Personal Information is handled and is taking action to prevent unauthorized persons from viewing personal data.
    The Group is taking action to prevent the theft and loss of equipment and devices, etc. that handle Personal Information as well as action to prevent Personal Information from being easily revealed during physical transportation, including transportation within the office.
  6. Technical security control action
    The Group has controlled access to systems that handle Personal Information and monitors these systems.

Article 11 (Use of Cookies and Other Technology)

The Group’s services may use cookies and similar technologies. These technologies help the Group understand how our services are being used, etc. and contribute to the improvement of our services. You can disable cookies in your browser settings; however, by disabling cookies, you may no longer be able to use some functions of the Group’s services.

Article 12 (Change to this Privacy Policy)

The Group may change this Policy as necessary. However, if we change this Policy in a way that requires the consent of the user based on laws and ordinances, then the revised Policy will apply to the user only if they agree to the revised Policy in the manner prescribed by the Group. Moreover, if the Group changes this Policy, then we will display the revised Policy as well as the date on which the revised policy will enter into force on our website, or publicize them by another appropriate means, or otherwise notify the user.

Article 13 (Contact for Enquiries)

Please direct any enquiries concerning this Policy to the contact listed below:

Sumitomo Fudosan, Kayabacho Bldg. No.2 5F, 2-26-3 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
NATURE TAX FIRM
Personal information protection manager
03-5219-6552

Article 14 (Business Operator Information)

Corporate name: NATURE TAX FIRM
Address: Sumitomo Fudosan, Kayabacho Bldg. No.2 5F, 2-26-3 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Toshiyuki Ashida

Article 15 (Handling of Browsing History, etc.)

  1. Overview of the Browsing History, etc. to be handled
    The Group will obtain the following information (hereinafter referred to as "Browsing History, etc. (or informative data)" when the user accesses the Group website. This information does not contain any personally identifiable information.
    Information that identifies the device (cookie information, other device identification numbers);
    Usage environment (source IP address, OS, browser information, etc.);
    History of pages the user has visited on the Group website; and Location information.
    Browsing History, etc. is mainly automatically recorded through cookies etc. when the user uses the website. You can disable and delete cookies in your browser settings; however, by disabling cookies, you may no longer be able to properly use the Group’s services, etc. For this reason, we recommend you enable cookies.
  2. Purpose of use of Browsing History, etc.
    The purpose of use of Browsing History, etc. is as follows:
    For the Group and our partners to deliver optimal content, advertisements, information on various services, etc. to the user;
    For analysis aimed at enhancing and improving the contents of the services and advertisements provided by the Group and our partners or considering new services; and To display a layout and information that suit the user’s usage environment and attributes.
  3. Use of third-party access analysis services
    The Group may send the user’s Browsing History, etc. to third-party access analysis services. If you desire to stop providing such information to third parties, then please take the steps detailed under "Opting Out of Behavioral Targeting Advertising, etc."
    The provision of data to third parties based on the distribution of behavioral targeting advertisements is prescribed under "4. Use of behavioral targeting advertising" below.
  4. Use of behavioral targeting advertising
    The Group distributes "behavioral targeting advertising" that displays advertisements related to the user’s interests through the advertisement distribution system used by the Group as a method to display more useful advertisements to the user. We use the user’s Browsing History, etc. to distribute such advertising. If you desire to stop providing such information to third parties, then please take the steps detailed under "Opting Out of Behavioral Targeting Advertising, etc."

Article 16 (Opting Out of Behavioral Targeting Advertising, etc.)

Please use the link below to opt out of behavioral targeting advertising. After that, you will be opted-out of the advertising (the advertising will be stopped); however, you will need to opt-out again if you visit the website from another browser or device or if you delete cookies, etc.
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Nature Group
Representative Toshiyuki James Ashida

Basic Principles

Nature International (hereinafter, “the Company”) recognizes that the information assets, including valuable information, that it handles in its business as a professional firm responding to the complex circumstances of its clients and providing solutions tailored to client needs is extremely important as the foundation of the Company. The Company recognizes the importance of protecting these information assets from risks such as leakage, damage and loss and, as such, all officers and employees will comply with this basic policy and take measures to maintain information security such as ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets.

Basic policy

  1. The Company will formulate and work in accordance with the information security policy as well as comply with laws and regulations, rules or other norms pertaining to information security and agreements concluded with you in order to protect information assets.
  2. The Company will clarify criteria for analyzing and evaluating risks to information assets such as leakage, damage and loss, establish a systematic risk assessment method, and conduct regular risk assessments. We will also implement necessary and appropriate security measures based on the outcome of risk assessment.
  3. The Company will establish an information security system under the control of the officer in charge and clarify authority and responsibility for information security. And all employees will regularly undertake education and training to enhance their awareness of the importance of information security and facilitate their proper handling of information assets.
  4. The Company will conduct regular inspections and audits of the state of compliance with the information security policy and the handling of information assets and promptly take corrective action when deficiencies or areas for improvement are discovered.
  5. The Company will take appropriate measures to respond to information security-related events and incidents. In the unlikely event that such an event or incident were to occur, we would establish response procedures to minimize damage in advance as well as promptly respond and take appropriate corrective action in the case of an emergency. In particular, we will ensure our business continuity by establishing a management framework for incidents likely to cause business interruptions and regularly conducting recovery tests and reviews.
  6. The Company will establish, implement, continually review and improve an information security management system which sets forth targets for the realization of these basic principles.

We have acquired ISO/IEC27001 certification.

Enacted January 10, 2016 Revised August 21, 2018

Nature Group
Representative Toshiyuki James Ashida