Roppongi hostess club cited for tax evasion
tokyoreporter.com -- May 16
The Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau has filed a criminal complaint against the former owner of a high-end club in the Roppongi entertainment area of Minato Ward over alleged tax evasion, it was learned on Tuesday, reports NHK

Between 2013 and September, 2016, Yuko Igarashi, a 53-year-old resident of Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, withheld taxes for the income for hostesses and other employees but did not declare it with tax officials. Consumption taxes on sales were also not reported, according to persons with knowledge of the matter.

The bureau lodged the complaint with the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office alleging that Igarashi evaded 190 million yen in income and consumption taxes over that period.

It is believed that Igarashi used the funds for the operation of a vegetable sales company, according to Fuji News Network (May 15).

東京・六本木で会員制の高級クラブを経営していた男性が消費税や所得税など1億円余りを脱税したとして、東京国税局から刑事告発されました。
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