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Outline of the Premium Voucher Project

Purpose

Premium voucher will be sold for the purpose of mitigating the impact of the national and local consumption tax hike to 10% on consumption by 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 (on a per capita basis) for FY2019 (excluding spouses and dependent relatives, etc. of persons subject to municipal inhabitant tax (on a per capita basis) for FY2019 and public assistance recipients under the public assistance system) ⇒ Application is required
  • Families with a child born during the period from April 2, 2016, to September 30, 2019


voucher

  • Persons exempt from inhabitant tax: 25,000 yen per one intended purchaser (sales price: 20,000 yen)
  • Head of a family with babies or infants: 25,000 yen per one child born during the period from April 2, 2016, to September 30, 2019 (sales price: 20,000 yen)
  • Divided sale (purchasing a gift certificate worth 5,000 yen for 4,000 yen five times) will also be conducted.


Application method

  • When persons exempt from inhabitant tax desire to purchase premium voucher, they must apply with the municipality which holds their residence certificate as of January 1, 2019.
    * Heads of families with babies or infants are not required to file applications.


Purchase method

  • Exchange tickets for purchasing premium voucher will be sent to intended purchasers from Fukuoka city from the middle of September.
  • Premium voucher can be purchased at the sales place of premium voucher by showing the exchange tickets ad ID documents.


Voucher Sales Places

A list of sales places is on the Fukuoka City Premium Voucher Website, and will be sent along with the Exchange Ticket.

Fukuoka City Premium Voucher Website(in Japanese)



Stores at which voucher can be used

 These are mentioned on the Fukuoka City Premium Voucher Website, and stores where premium voucher can be used  will post information on site.

Fukuoka City Premium Voucher Website(in Japanese)



Contact point

Fukuoka City Premium Voucher Call Center

Service Hours: Monday-Friday, from 8:45am to 5:45pm

※Excluding National Holidays and the New Year (12/29-1/3)



For Inquiries about the Exchange Ticket


For Inquiries about Purchasing and Using Vouchers



Points of Attention

In the case of foreigners

  • Short-term visitors are not eligible to become intended purchasers.
  • Persons whose period of stay is to expire very soon should make sure that they file an application after renewing the period of stay.