japanese taxes

The Japanese government is looking into temporarily raising the sales tax from 5% to 8% for a three year period. They expect the tax hike to increase tax revenues by 7.5 billion yen per year. Just hoping they don’t get used to the money and extend that beyond the three year period.

Kiyosato Elementary School in Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture is looking for help paying its overwhelming water bill this summer. A 30 year old teacher at the school, thinking ahead to the coming opening of the pool, left a valve open when filling the pool leaving it to overflow for 13 days and waste a total […]