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Chikara Okada, Deloitte Japan, is the leader of the
indirect tax practice in Tokyo. He has 18 years of
experience in customs duty, Japanese consumption tax
and other excise taxes. Before joining Deloitte Japan,
he worked for a leading Japanese logistics company as a
registered Japanese customs specialist.
Chikara has in-depth experience in customs
classification, valuation, trade control and
negotiation with the Japanese customs authorities. In
spite of the complicated free trade agreements and
economic partnership agreements in Japan, he is
providing tailor-made customs duty services to Japanese
manufacturing companies. He provides indirect tax
compliance/consultation services to many multinational
companies. Due to recent Japanese consumption tax
reforms, he is mainly assisting clients in the consumer
business and financial industries with indirect tax
optimisation not only from a tax perspective, but also
from a business and systems perspective.
Chikara regularly presents at various indirect tax
seminars. In addition, he has contributed to several
articles and publications on indirect tax matters such
as Transfer Pricing and Customs
Valuation published by the IBFD.
Chikara is a certified public tax accountant (Japan)
and a license holder of customs specialist (Japan).