What is Kojinjigyonushi?

What is Kojinjigyonushi?

Introduction When you start your business in Japan, Kojinjigyonushi(個人事業主), which means a sole proprietorship is one of the business forms you can choose. This is different from an organization style (Hojin (法人)) like the stock company (Kabushiki Kaisha=株式会社), the...
What is NPO Hojin?

What is NPO Hojin?

Introduction When you establish your “Hojin(法人)” in Japan, you can choose a way mainly from 4 types, the stock company(Kabushiki Kaisha=株式会社), the limited liability company(Godo Kaisha=合同会社), the general incorporated association (Ippan Shadan Hojin=一般 社団 法人) and...
What is Ippan Shadan Hojin?

What is Ippan Shadan Hojin?

Introduction Many people have a misunderstanding about the definition of nonprofit organizations in Japan that nonprofit is not profitable. Actually,in the case of general nonprofit organizations, the term of profit here means not sharing profits with shareholders and...
Gomei Kaisha&Goshi Kaisha

Gomei Kaisha&Goshi Kaisha

Introduction The Kabushiki Kaisha and the Godo Kaisha have been introduced in previous articles, with a detailed explanation of their characteristics, advantages and disadvantages, and the procedure of establishing both types of companies. What is Kabushiki Kaisha?...