Japan Services - Tokyo

Japan Desk

Building Japanese partnerships with you.

About Us

We are a fully integrated accounting firm, offering comprehensive services in audit, tax, corporate advisory, risk consulting and more. As the 5th largest in Malaysia, our 10,000 and more clients nationwide are able to tap on our strength through 13 offices across the country, with over 1,200 partners and staff.

As a member firm of Crowe Global, a top 10 global accounting network, we are associated with over 200 independent accounting and advisory firms. With the leverage of our international network in more than 145 countries, we help our clients to reach their growth potential as well as extend their global reach. 

We understand the unique challenges and opportunities faced by Japanese businesses in Malaysian market.

Our team of experts, fluent in both Japanese and English, provides comprehensive guidance and support throughout your entire investment journey, from business incorporation to licensing and ongoing operational support.

Whether you're looking to:

  • Invest in existing businesses
  • Establish a new subsidiary
  • Explore joint ventures or partnerships

We offer a tailored suite of services designed to maximize your potential for success in Malaysia.

Let us be your trusted partner as you embark on your exciting journey to expand your business in Southeast Asia!

Services We Provide

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Company formation and company secretarial
  • Company formation services
  • Company secretarial services
  • Assist in opening of bank accounts
  • Advice on statutory compliance
Business process outsourcing
  • Human resources
    • Payroll services
    • Human Resource advisory services
  • Accounting services
    • Book-keeping services
    • Auditor and Tax Agent liaison support
    • Outsourced CFO services
    • Account consolidation services
Licences and work permits
  • Apply for licences from the government authorities
  • Apply for work permits for expatriates / foreign workers
Tax services
  • Compliance with tax laws in Malaysia
    • Main types of taxes
    • Tax returns and submission
    • Applicability of tax treaties
    • Income tax compliance requirements
  • Income Tax advisory
  • Expatriates tax returns and advisory
  • Advice on withholding tax
  • Transfer pricing
  • Tax incentive applications
  • Indirect tax
    • Main types of indirect taxes eg customs duties, Service Tax, Sales Tax, etc
    • Malaysian tariffs on imported goods
    • Indirect taxes on service
    • Indirect tax compliance requirements
  • Tax audits and investigations
Feasibility studies
  • Investment preparation and strategic planning
  • Tax incentives in special areas
  • Qualification requirements for Japanese enterprises’ projects in Malaysia
  • Assistance with implementation of investment plan
  • Mergers and acquisitions (Advisory, Valuation & Due Diligence)
Audit services
  • Corporate statutory annual financial statement audit
  • Special purpose financial statement audit (including IPO business-specific audit)
  • Financial statement review
  • Internal control audit and attestation
  • Forensic investigation and litigation support
  • Other special audit attestation and agreed-upon procedures
  • J-SOX support

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Japan Desk Representative

Crowe Malaysia Nobuyuki Yakuwa
Nobuyuki Yakuwa 八鍬 信幸
Location: Kuala Lumpur