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Refuse to Pay Pension Premium? Japan Could Seize Your Assets

Written by Keiko Tanaka On 18 December 2013 @ 8:49 am | No Comments

In East Asia, English, Japan, Japanese, Law, Politics, Quick Reads, Weblog, Youth

The Japan Pension Service has announced that people who refuse to pay the national pension premium could have their assets seized if they still refuse to pay. Japan's young population have been reluctant to pay for national pensions mostly because they believe the system will be broken by the time they are old, and fear they won't receive the benefits. JapanCrush translated [1] the reaction of netizens’ comments to this move. 

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[1] translated: http://www.japancrush.com/2013/stories/japan-pension-service-to-seize-assets-of-non-payers.html

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