更新日:2018年2月9日

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February 2018

Tax Notifications

Please file income tax, and declare municipal tax and prefectural tax by Thursday, March 15, 2018. It will be very crowded in the final days before the filing/ declaration due date. Forms and instructions can be found on the National Tax Agency Website via the Income Tax section. Please fill in all of the forms in advance, and submit them as soon as possible.

  • Income tax returns, and municipal and prefectural taxes you must have at the least, you should have your own Individual Number listed, that of your qualified spouse for deduction or dependents.
  • At the time of filing your documents, you are required to show proof of the applicants number and proof of identification (in the case of income tax return, copies are accepted). For the individual Number of spouses or dependents you are not required to show their verification documents.

Inquiries to: Sendai-kita Tax Office 222-8121 Sendai-naka Tax Office 783-7831 Sendai-minami Tax Office 306-8001

Declaration of Municipal and Prefectural Tax

[Those who are required to declare municipal and prefectural tax]

  • Those who lived in Sendai as of January 1, 2018 and to whom the below does not apply. 

*Please be aware that you are required to declare municipal and prefectural tax even if you did not earn any income during FY2017. If you do not file a tax return, Sendai City may not be able to issue you a certificate of tax exemption or other documents.

[Those who are not required to declare municipal and prefectural tax]

  • Those who file an income tax return and their dependent family members
  • Those who earn a salary and whose place of employment submitted a “Salary Payment Report” to Sendai City, and their dependent family members

Inquiries: Inhabitant Tax Section Tel: 214-8637 (Aoba Ward, Izumi Ward),214-8638 (Miyagino Ward, Wakabayashi Ward, Taihaku Ward)

Beware of Companies that Charge to Collect Waste

To have bulky waste collected, please apply to the bulky waste reception center, or contact each collection office, or an authorized collector. Unauthorized collectors are forbidden by law to charge for waste collection. Authorized waste collectors do not sound speakers while collecting, nor do they hand out leaflets. If you have been asked for money by a waste collection company that is going round for collection, please provide us with information.
Inquiries: Business Waster Reduction Section 214-8679

Financial Assistance for School Entrants

  • Eligibility: Low-income households (excluding households on welfare) with children who will start elementary school or junior high school in April and that meet one of the following conditions:
    1. Households that receive financial assistance for school enrollment fees
    2. Households that cease receiving public assistance during the current FY.
    3. Households that receive a Child-Rearing Allowance
    4. Households that fall under a certain income bracket (including income of a guardian who lives away from home for work)
  • There is an application screening process.
  • Amount: 22,000 yen per elementary school child, 27,000 yen per junior high school child
  • Application Period: March 1-July 31
  • What to Bring: Any documents proving the above conditions and Resident Record for all household members
  • Where to Apply: Administration Section, Public Health and Welfare Center of your local ward office

Loan System to Help Fund School Entry

  • Eligibility: Families who have been residing in Sendai for 6 months or longer at the time of application and cannot afford the expenses of their child entering elementary school or junior high school.
  • There is an application screening process.
  • You must have a guarantor living in Sendai.
  • Application Period: by March 30, 2018
  • For information on the application process or for further details, please call or inquire at your local Sendai City Social Welfare Council in person:
    Sendai City Social Welfare Council, Aoba Ward Tel:022-265-5260
    Sendai City Social Welfare Council, Aoba Ward Miyagi Branch Tel:022-392-7868
    Sendai City Social Welfare Council, Miyagino Ward Tel:022-256-3650
    Sendai City Social Welfare Council, Wakabayashi Ward Tel:022-282-7971
    Sendai City Social Welfare Council, Taihaku Ward Tel:022-248-8188
    Sendai City Social Welfare Council, Izumi Ward Tel:022-372-1581

Aids, Syphilis and Chlamydia Testing

Cost: Free, anonymous application is ok.

  • Aids and syphilis daytime testing dates:
    Aoba ward office: (First 30 people) Mar. 17 (Saturday) 1:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
    Miyagi Prefecture Dental Association Hall: 1-5-1 Kokubuncho, Aoba-ku (First 30 people) Mar. 9 (Friday), Mar. 23 (Friday), 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
    You will get your results approximately 1 hour after blood testing (in the case that the result is indeterminate you will get the result on a later day.
  • Night time testing day:
    Aoba ward office: (First 35 people) Mar. 1 (Thursday) 5:30P.M. -7:00 P.M.
    You will be notified of the results in person approximately one week later.

Applications: You can apply for the test by calling the dedicated reservation line 090-4478-4641 between 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. approximately one month before the test date up until the day before the test. You can also apply via the Sendai City homepage.
Inquiries: Health and Safety Section Tel:022-214-8029

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