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At “The Japanese Experience: Technology Transfer, Transformation, and Development” you can find a Japanese government website that provides free, English-language (or Japanese) text resources on various topics about Japanese society and history, including transportation, economic policy, female labor, pollution, technology, and more. If you have a project you’re working on, are looking for some quality sources for enrichment, or are just curious, check it out!
For any new JET from the US who is confused about what, when, and where to file for their 2012 tax return (to be filed in 2013), please consult the document below. This guide is for first year participants only.
Although the following is found in the Tax Guide, please keep it in mind to avoid paying interest:
If you owe taxes, it’s best to pay the estimated tax amount at the time you file the 4868 (Extension of Time to File). Interest will begin to accrue on April 15, so turn in …