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update:February 10, 2016

TAX

Municipal Tax Section(KAZEI-KA SHIMIN-ZEI TANTO) TEL:054-626-2149
Property Tax Section (KAZEI-KA SHOKYAKU SHISAN・SHOZEI TANTO) TEL:054-626-2148
Tax Collecting Section (NOZEI SOKUSHIN-KA)  TEL:054-626-2148

 You are required to pay taxes based on your income during your stay in Japan. The two kinds of taxes you have to pay are the individual income tax (SHOTOKU-ZEI) and the municipal and prefectural taxes (SHIKENMIN ZEI).

1 METHOD OF TAX PAYMENT

  INCOME TAX MUNICIPAL & PREFECTURAL TAX
(A) Category A employed worker Withheld Withheld
(B) Category B employed worker Withheld Direct payment
(C) Self-employed worker Filing tax return Direct payment

(A) Category A employed worker:

 Both income tax and municipal and prefectural taxes are deducted from the monthly salary.

(B) Category B employed worker:

Income tax is deducted from the monthly salary. However, municipal and prefectural taxes must still be paid at a bank or a post office in accordance with the notice of tax payment.

(C) Self-employed worker:

 A tax return statement must be filed between February 16 and March 15 every year to finalize income tax for the previous year (KAKUTEI SHINKOKU). Municipal and prefectural taxes must also be paid at a bank or a post office in accordance with the notice of tax payment.

 【Inquiries about the Payment of Municipal Taxes】

Tax Collecting Section (NOZEI SOKUSHIN-KA)  
TEL:054-626-2148

2 LIGHT VEHICLE TAX (KEI JIDOSHA ZEI)

 Property Tax Section (KAZEI-KA SHOKYAKUSHISAN・SHOZEI TANTO)  
TEL:054-626-1142

 For small cars and motorcycles of 660 cc or less displacement:  you have to pay light vehicle tax.

3 AUTOMOBILE TAX  (JIDOSHA ZEI)

Fujieda Local Finance Office, Section of Automobile Tax(FUJIEDA ZAIMU JIMUSHO JIDOSHAZEI HAN)
TEL:054-644-9122

For vehicles of more than 660 cc displacement: you have to pay acquisition tax(SHUTOKU ZEI), tonnage tax (JURYO ZEI) and relevant subsequent annual automobile tax (NENKAN JIDOSHA ZEI).

4 Consumption tax (SHOHI ZEI)

 Fujieda Tax Office (FUJIEDA ZEIMUSHO)
TEL:054-641-0680

When you buy a commodity or receive a service, you have to pay the 8% consumption tax .