更新日:2017年5月15日

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May 2017

Providing a gift of money for your third children or after when they enter elementary school

  • Eligibility: Guardians of children who just entered elementary school as of April, 2017 (the child must be the third child or after) and also live in Sendai as of May 1st, 2017.
  • Amount: 30,000 yen
  • For more details, please see an announcement letter which will be distributed through elementary schools or contact the following office directly.

Where to Apply: Please apply with the application form attached to the announcement letter by no later than May 31, 2017.
Inquiries: Child Health and Welfare Section
Tel: 022-214-8202

Light Vehicle Tax Notice Sent

Light Vehicle Tax is levied on persons who owned a light vehicle as of April 1. The tax notice for FY 2017 was sent on May 9. Please pay at your nearest financial institution by May 31. If you receive welfare or have a disability, you may be eligible for a reduced tax rate.  Please inquire for details.
Inquiries: Inhabitant Tax Planning Section Tel:022-214-8625

FY 2017 Inhabitant Tax (Exemption) Certificates to be issued

Certificates are issued by the municipality in which you resided on January 1, 2017. The issuing day for the 2017 FY is as follows. The issuing day for Ward Offices and convenience stores may differ so please check carefully. For more information about what you will need when applying please contact the following offices.

  • For those who wish to have inhabitant taxes directly debited from the salary and those exempt from taxes.
    Issuing place: ・Ward Office starts from May 12th ・Convenience store distribution starts from May 21st
  • For those who wish to pay inhabitant taxes after receiving the bill and those who wish to have it deducted from their pension fund.
    Issuing of inhabitant tax certificates starts on June 9th at Ward Office and convenience stores.

Inquiries: Taxation and Accounting Section of Ward Offices, or Taxation and Resident Registration Section of General Branches.

From October 1st children's medical bill subsidy for hospital visits until 3rd year junior high school.

Copayment of medical visits (full payment or part payment) and treatments provided by medical insurance is available for children who live in Sendai city and are enrolled in health insurance. For guardians of children under the 3rd year junior high school students who have not yet applied for a subsidy status certificate, please apply to the ward office of your residence by 29th September or apply at a General Branch.

  • September will be a very busy month so please get applications ahead of time
  • Depending on your income you may not be eligible for this subsidy

■Things you will need when applying for this subsidy

1. Insurance card (Must have your child’s name printed on it)
2. Bankbook (Yucho Bank is OK with the guardian (recipients) name on )
3. Income certificate (only for those who moved in Sendai after January 2nd 2017 FY ) 
*For those who need to bring an income certificate, please confirm the eligibility with your local ward office or general branch office that you applied at.
■For the following two cases: There are no forms to fill out immediately. A new certificate or a suspension notice will be sent out in September.

  • The holders of the Children’s Medical Bill Subsidy Certificate (pink or green slips): valid until the last day of September 2017
  • Those who received the Children’s Medical Bill Subsidy Suspension Notice : valid until the last day of September 2017

Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section of Ward Offices or Miyagi General Branch Office, Health and Welfare Section of Akiu General Branch Office 

Reduction of National Health Insurance Premiums

There is a system for the reduction of national health insurance premiums for households whose total income falls below a certain threshold. If your national health insurance premiums were reduced last fiscal year and you do not know your household’s total income for the last fiscal year, Sendai City will send you a declaration form in the middle of May that must be submitted by May 29.
Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section of Ward Offices or Miyagi General Branch Office, Health and Welfare Section of Akiu General Branch Office

Please don’t forget to enroll in the National Pension Program when you leave your job

You must enroll in the National Pension program if you are aged 20 to 59 years old, leave your job and as a result lose your qualification to receive employees’ pension or mutual aid pension. If you have a spouse who is your dependent, your spouse must also enroll in the National Pension program. 

Inquiries: National Health Insurance and Pension Section of Ward Offices or Miyagi General Branch Office, Public Health and Welfare Section of Akiu General Branch Office

Looking for students for“Evening Self-directed Learning Junior High School" 

We offer “Evening Junior High School”to students who weren't able to receive compulsory education due to various circumstances, to relearn the basic curriculum.
The night school will be held at the following two locations:

Civic Activity Support Center
Classes will be held on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 14:00-16:30 and 18:00-20:30

Lifelong Learning Support Center
Classes will be held on the second and fourth Friday of every month from 18:00-20:30

Applications to be received by the Sendai Evening Junior High School Association Tel:090-7562-3227
Inquiries to: Lifelong Learning Support Center Tel:022-295-0403

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