BDO re-appoints Nobuyuki Nagamine to lead tax services in Japan
BDO has announced the appointment of Tokyo XBorder Tax Co. (TXB) as the new tax firm in Japan. TXB was most recently a member of the RSM international network, but has also been affiliated with BDO in the past. The timeline of the Firm is as follows:
October 2002: Established Sanyu Tax Co.
December 2009: Changed firm name to BDO Tax Co.
January 2013: Changed firm name to Tokyo XBorder Tax Co.
April 2013: Merged with Murayama & Co. and joined RSM International network
October 2015: Changed firm name to BDO Tax
TXB will change its name to BDO Tax and become a BDO Member Firm on 1 October 2015. The firm will commence with 3 partners and 40 staff, specialising in international tax, expatriate tax, transfer pricing, bookkeeping, tax inheritance, payroll and social insurance services.
BDO Tax Co. will provide complementary services to those offered by the existing two BDO audit firms operating in Japan, BDO Toyo & Co and BDO Sanyu & Co.
BDO Tax Co. Managing Partner Nobuyuki Nagamine commented “I am particularly pleased to be returning to the BDO network and to have the opportunity, together with my team, to work alongside BDO firms to provide exceptional tax services to our clients”.
Nobuyuki has provided extensive tax and audit professional services to Japanese companies in the US and Japan for the past 30 years. In the United States he headed up practice development efforts as the Partner-In-Charge of the Midwest Area of Japanese Practice for KPMG LLP.
Stephen Darley, CEO of BDO Asia Pacific said: “The BDO network and our member firms in Japan work cohesively together with a common purpose and one vision – to be the leaders for exceptional client service. The addition of BDO Tax Co. completes our full professional services offering in Japan under the BDO name and brand, benefiting BDO Member Firms and their clients alike.”