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Accounting & Audit

Let our experienced professionals handle all of your accounting needs. From simple bookkeeping to complex audit engagements, HLS Global provides complete “end-to-end” solutions for your business.

International Tax

As a firm with a large international clientele, HLS Global has extensive experience in dealing with complex international tax issues. Our experts in Tokyo, Los Angeles, and New York collaborate and cooperate to provide comprehensive transfer pricing support.

Transfer Pricing

Our transfer pricing experts in Tokyo, US, and India collaborate and cooperate to provide comprehensive transfer pricing support.


Accounting & Audit

We provide all levels of attestation services, including audits and reviews. We also perform non-attest services such as the preparation of compiled financial statements, contract and temporary bookkeeping services, and the preparation of monthly or quarterly financial statements.


Tax Services

Federal, state, and local governments are raising tax rates and increasing the complexity of regulations in the United States. Your business needs a partner who can stay on top of the changes and help you plan for the future.



As your long-term business partner, we are only successful when your business reaches its potential. Our management advisors will help you assess your needs, plan a strategy, and accomplish your goals.

Success Stories

HLS Global is known for providing complete “end-to-end” services and solutions for your business. Here are a few examples of what we can do for your company.

Publicly Listed Japanese Company

M&A Advisory

Construction Equipment Manufacturing and Sales Industry

Our client requested M&A and post M&A advisory services to enter the U.S. market. In response, HLS Global provided:

  • Due diligence research
  • Tax risk examination services
  • Post-merger integration (PMI) support

American Subsidiary

Transfer Pricing

Automobile Products Manufacturing and Sales

Our client needed us to implement a transfer pricing policy. In response, HLS Global created a policy that:

  • Reduced tax imposition risk
  • Enabled the client to take advantage of a more elastic pricing strategy

Japanese Subsidiary


Manufacturing and Logistics

Our client needed to change its financial reporting framework from U.S. GAAP to IFRS. In response as an auditor, HLS Global:

  • Conducted a detailed review of GAP analysis and implementation plan review
  • Completed quarterly reviews and annual audit under IFRS as originally scheduled

HLS Global Experience


Professional Staff Members Globally


Clients in the HLS
Global Network


Years of Experience Connecting Japan and the World


Countries Covered With Our Alliance Network

Recent Articles

US Tax Reform Individual Tax (Japanese Text Only)


Permanent Establishment and Nexus (Japanese Text Only)

恒久的施設(PE) 米国外法人が米国で事業を行う場合、米国実質関連所得“Effectively Connected Income (ECI)”とされる米国内の事業活動に関連した所得が連邦税の課税対象となります。しかし、日米租税条約により、日本法人は米国に所在する恒久的施設“Permanent Establishment (PE)”に帰属する所得が課税の対象となります。

US Accounting Standards Update (Japanese Text Only)

FASB ASC 606 Revenue from Contracts with Customers ■概要 米国会計基準審議会(FASB)及び国際会計基準審議会(IASB)は、2014年5月に両会計基準のコンバージェンスの一環として新たな収益認識の基準をそれぞれ発行しました。それにより米国会計基準及び国際会計基準における収益認識に関する規定が、それぞれ発行された新たな基準に置き換えられることになります。

The US Transfer Pricing Overview – Part 2 (Japanese Text Only)

(2) 移転価格税制の対象となる取引 それでは、グループ間の取引の中で、移転価格税制の対象となる取引とはいったいどのような取引を指すのでしょうか?

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