16:40:09 # Life Tax related software. Tax related work in Japan is defined to be exclusive for licensed Tax Accountants. I wondered what it means for Tax related software and I was uncomfortable what it means to make one, or even if was elibible for a fine. I've looked up and the national tax agency had a FAQ entry. 2 非税理士により行うことが禁止される税理士業務 which stated that making and selling software for tax filing is allowed for non-Tax Accountants. So if they say so, maybe it's safe for me to write and distribute tax related software. One caveat is that tax related software is only applicable in individual countries but since it's something I care about and use every year, it's probably ok.
08:58:35 # Life I tried making a graph of deductions for my tax return. Mostly because I was curious how the curve looks like when income increases. It's nice that I get plotly to plot the graph in milliseconds. But the amount of required input makes it really hard to get right and I think something is still off. graph of income tax. It was interesting that it doesn't look like a curve, mostly a straight line.
09:00:13 # Life Made a graph for furusato nozei limits. I wanted a prettier graph for soumusho page. and made one with plot.ly. However I realized that the input is taxable income after deductions, which is not readily available, and those tables that make you input the number of family members make sense.
09:27:04 # Life November. Things are relatively stable. Feeling the light beyond the tunnel that is COVID.