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Update information

2021/01/22 TIA Mobile Information Service

For 2020 Final Tax Return
For 2020 Final Tax Return should be filed during the period from Feb.16(Tue) to Mar.15(Mon), 2021 at income tax return venues set up by 8 tax offices in Tochigi prefecture. For filing your final tax return, you should write your “My-Number” and present your residence card, driver’s license and others, or their copies. Also, for countermeasures against coronavirus, “an entrance ticket” is required to enter the income tax return venue. It’s available to file by using your smart phone. For more information, look at the following National Tax Agency website or contact a nearby tax office.
https://www.nta.go.jp/about/organization/kantoshinetsu/location/tochigi.htm
(Tax offices)
https://www.nta.go.jp/taxes/shiraberu/shinkoku/tokushu/index.htm
(National Tax Agency)

Automobile Tax
The tax is imposed on the owners of automobiles as of Apr.1 every year. You should do vehicle discarding procedure or changing ownership procedure by the end of Mar, if you have an unused car. For more information, contact Tochigi Transport Bureau (TEL 050-5540-2019) or TIA Consultation counter (TEL 028-627-3399).

Be careful of International Telephone Scam
Have you ever received a call from unknown overseas number? The phone number beginning with “+” is a call from overseas. Do not call back when you receive an incoming call, and just ignore it. If you call back, you might be required to pay expensive calling fee. For more information how to block the number and so on, contact each mobile phone company.

“Coronavirus Hotline” for foreign residents
“Coronavirus Hotline” is available for foreign residents in Tochigi prefecture. When you are concerned about being infected, please contact the hotline.
・TEL  028-678-8282 (24hour)
・Available languages  English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Nepali, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Malay, Burmese, Khmer, Mongolian and Sinhalese
Leaflet PDF: http://tia21.or.jp/content/files/info/coronavirushotline.pdf

TIA Mobile Information Service (Multilingual Information by text messages)