To freelancers and sole-proprietors in Japan:
If you bought the medicine or visited the doctor during the calendar year, the costs for these medical goods or services can be deductible expenses for your income tax return. However, the following costs will not be considered as a deductible:
- Fee for regular health check ups
- Purchases of vitamins, minerals and supplements
- Transportation fees or gazoline fees to travel to hospital by a personal car
- And other fees that are not subject to this deduction
For more information about the deductions for your tax return, please reach out to us for free consultation!