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August 2019

Inhabitant Tax Payments

Please make the second FY 2018 Inhabitant Tax payment at your closest financial institution by September 2(Mon.). If paying by bank/postal transfer, the transaction will be processed on September 2(Mon.).

※Each tax payment certificate or taxation certificate will be labeled with the Japanese year “Heisei”, this has no influence on the legal effect.

Inquiries: Tax Collection and Administration Section Tel: 022-214-1010

Do Not Forget your Citizens’ Health Check-up

Applications for city-organized Citizens’ Health Check-ups for the following must be sent and arrive by August 30th. Applications are distributed at Ward Offices, General Branch Offices, and Shimin Centers. Applications are also available online.

Inquiries: Home Health Section of each Ward Office, Public Health and Welfare Section of each Branch Office

Issuing of National Health Insurance/Medical Care System for the Elderly (75 and over) Reduction Certificate

We are issuing the gendogakutekiyo ninteisho “Eligibility Certificate for Ceiling-Amount Application(for tax exempted households, “Eligibility Certificate for Ceiling-Amount Application and Reduction of the Standard Amount of Patient Liability(foodcosts can be reduced)”). We recommend you apply to obtain the certificate, if you are expecting to be admitted to hospital or receive high-cost medical treatments.

In addition, if you are aged between 70 and 74 and covered by the National Health Insurance, or covered by the Medical Care System for the Elderly, you may not need to obtain the certificate depending on your income.

Inquiries: Ward Offices, National Health Insurance and Pension Section, Miyagi General Branch Office

Public Health and Welfare Section, Akiu General Branch Office

Do Not Forget to Submit Documents for the Child-Rearing Allowance and Special Child-Rearing Allowance

Sendai City has sent documents for the Child-Rearing Allowance to single-parent households with children under 18 years of age, and documents for the Special Child-Rearing Allowance to households with children with disabilities to confirm whether said households are eligible to receive these allowances. Please complete the documents and submit them in person (please do not send by post).

If you are a single parent receiving Child-Rearing Allowance, please apply for the Temporary/Special Allowance for single parents upon submitting your documents.

  • Submission Period:【Child-Rearing Allowance】August 1st to August 30th

【Special Child-Rearing Allowance】August 13th to September 11th

※Documents are only accepted during office hours.

  • Inquiries:Home Health Section of Ward Offices, Public Health and Welfare Section of General Branch Offices

Accepting Application for Sendai City Premium Voucher

What is Sendai City Premium Voucher ?

Sendai City Premium Voucher utilizes a National Government project and will be sold for the purpose of mitigating the impact of the national and local consumption tax hikes to 10%, starting from October 2019, on persons exempt from inhabitant tax and families with babies or infants while encouraging and supporting consumption in the region.

Intended Purchasers

  • Persons exempt from municipal inhabitant tax

Those who have resident registry in Sendai as of January 1, 2019 and were exempted from municipal inhabitant tax (excluded cases where the relevant person’s spouse who shares household income, dependent or recipient of welfare, is subject to municipal inhabitant tax).

Application Deadline: Friday, November 29, 2019

※Please use the envelope enclosed in the application packet to send your application.

※We will send the exchange tickets to intended purchasers who pass the screening after the end of September.

  • Families with a child

Those who have satisfied either of the following conditions:

  1. a head of household whose resident register is in Sendai as of June 1, 2019 and also has a child born during the period from April 2, 2016 to June 1, 2019.
  2. a head of household whose resident register is in Sendai as of July 31, 2019 and also has a child born during the period from June 2, 2019 to July 31, 2019.
  3. a head of household whose resident register is in Sendai as of September 30, 2019 and has also a child during the period from August 1, 2019 to September 30.

※We will sequentially send applications to intended purchasers who are exempt from municipal inhabitant tax from the beginning of August. If you receive the applications and wish to get exchange tickets for purchasing a premium voucher, please apply by the designated deadline (After going through screening, it may be determined that you are not eligible). Intended purchasers who are families with a child born during the period from April 2, 2016, to September 30, 2019, do not need to apply.

※Exchange tickets will be sent to the head of household who have satisfied either of the above conditions from the end of September to November.

Period of Sales: October 1, 2019 - February 29, 2020

※Purchasing a voucher book worth of 5,000 yen (a gift certificate worth 500 yen × 10) for 4,000 yen.

(each intended purchaser can purchase up to five voucher books).

※Exchange tickets are needed for purchasing premium voucher.

※Point of Sales: post offices within Sendai City (excludes subcontracted post offices)

Valid Period of Use: October 1, 2019-March 31, 2020

※Premium voucher can be accepted at stores which saleor accept gift certificates.

Inquiries:Premium Voucher Dedicated Dial Tel: 022-302-4930, Local Industry Support Section Tel: 022-214-8766

Aids and Syphilis Testing

Anonymous testing and consultation is ok.

Please take the test after 12 weeks from the day you think you may have contracted the virus.

(Aoba Ward)

Aids and Syphilis Testing

Place: 6th Floor of AER

Date: Sept. 13th(Fri.), Sept. 27th(Fri.)

Time: 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

Aids and Syphilis Testing

Place: Aoba Ward Office

Date: September 21st(Sat.)

Time: 1:30p.m.-3:00p.m.

※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 website.

Inquiries: Health and Safety Section TEL: 022-214-8029

(Other Wards)

Aids and Syphilis Testing (Miyagino Ward)

Place: 3F of Miyagino Ward Office

Date: Sept. 5th(Thur.)

Time: 9:00a.m.–10:30a.m.

Aids and Syphilis Testing (Wakabayashi Ward)

Place: 3F of Wakabayashi Ward Office

Date: Aug. 28th(Wed.)

Time: 9:00a.m.–10:30a.m.

Aids and Syphilis Testing (Taihaku Ward)

3F of Taihaku Ward Office

Date: Aug. 27th(Tue.)

Time: 1:30p.m.–3:00p.m.

Aids and Syphilis Testing (Izumi Ward)

Place: 2F of East Building, Izumi Ward Office

Date: Sept. 2nd(Mon.)

Time: 9:00a.m.–10:30a.m.

Application: Making appointments are not required. Please directly go to the testing place.

Inquiries:Public Health and Welfare Center, each Ward Office

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