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Japanese Accounting

Manning Elliott has the largest Japanese speaking team of all CPA accounting firms in Vancouver. The combination of these resources and Manning Elliott’s status as a mid-level firm results in our Japanese clients getting close and specially coordinated attention for their professional services. 

Manning Elliott’s Japanese business group helps both Japanese corporations and their employees —as well as local Japanese clients who have immigrated to Canada—with all of their taxation and accounting needs.  Our group’s team members are all Japanese language speakers and have a deep understanding of our Japanese clients’ needs and concerns. 

We are here to tailor our services to your specific needs and you will benefit from our years of experience! 

Manning Elliott’s Japanese business specialty group accounting and tax services include:

  • Outsourcing services including, bookkeeping, payroll, invoicing and performing other accounting, reporting and treasury functions

  • Tax compliance services, including, T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, NR4, GST and PST returns and forms,

  • Other compliance services, such as registration and filing for WorkSafe BC,

  • Tax advisory services, including tax planning, communication with CRA (Canada Revenue Agency), tax risk assessment, tax audits,

  • Preparing annual financial statements,

  • Financial statement reviews and audits,

  • Services for new businesses to Canada for tax and accounting planning,

  • Assisting new businesses with setting up an accounting system in Canada (e.g. QuickBooks set-up), and   

  • Services related to mergers and acquisitions (e.g. working with business brokers, planning corporate structure, due diligence)

Industry services

Manning Elliott’s Japanese business group helps a wide variety of industries, including clients in tourism; manufacturing; real estate investment; real estate development; software development; mobile game software development and sales; exporting Canadian building products to Japan; LNG development and export to Japan; gaming supplies; importing and selling Japanese products in Canada and the US; ship inspection; transportation; homestay coordination and education.

At our firm, our group is always at your contact point regardless of your tax, accounting, or payroll needs.  We will provide you with well-rounded advice, considering all relevant elements of your business. Our team members work together to find the best course of action for our clients.   

We know that navigating Canadian tax rules can be complex and confusing for companies from outside Canada.  We work with our clients to take care of the many filing requirements, ensure that deadlines are met, explain the details and theory, as required, and work with our client to grow successful businesses in Canada.  

We work closely with the lawyers of our clients to ensure that all legal and tax requirements are fulfilled and all parties understand what is being done by whom. This is necessary as the allocation of legal, and accounting and tax services is different in Canada than it is in Japan.  Manning Elliott has years of experience working with Japanese investors in Canada. 

Japanese Accounting

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