The Temporary Special Benefit for Households with Resident Tax Exemptions (100,000 yen per household) is a new benefit to help households that are exempt from the per capita rate of resident tax, and households that have seen their financial situation drastically change due to the influence of the coronavirus pandemic
To receive the benefit, you must complete the following procedures.
1. Payment amount of the benefit
100,000 yen per household
2. When the benefits are paid
Differs by municipality
3. Procedures required to obtain the benefit
・Households with all members exempt from the per capita rate of resident tax in the 2021
fiscal year: you will be sent a confirmation document by the municipality you reside in.
(You must send back completed document).
・Households who have seen their income drastically decrease since January 2021 and now
in a situation equivalent to being exempt from the per capita rate of resident tax
(Households with a sudden change in family finances): you must submit an application
Where to enquire:
Please ask about the required procedures at the Benefit Consultation Desk at the Town Hall / Government Office where you live.
About the system in general for households with resident tax exemptions for the fiscal year 2021: Call Centre for Temporary Special Benefit for Households with Resident Tax Exemption
0120-526-145 (open hours: 9:00 - 20:00, excluding 29th Dec - 3rd January).
https://www5.cao.go.jp/keizai1/hikazei/pdf/leaflet.pdf (leaflet in Japanese)