From October 1, 2014, products such as confectionery, cosmetics and health goods were added to the Japan’s tax-free list for tourists.
According to Japan Tax-Free Shopping Guide, the following products will now be exempted from tax for tourists traveling in the country:
- Consumables (foods, drinks, medicines, cosmetics, etc.)
- General goods (electrical appliances, clothing, accessories, etc.)
Visit Japan Tax-Free Shopping Guide for more information on the new changes.