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Through furusato nozei tax payers can make cash donations to regions of their choice and in return take delivery of local produce and products, and then file their donation along with the rest of their tax returns and have almost the equivalent of the donation be deducted from their income / residential tax.
Sounds good, if a little complicated?! The feeling is mutual. In fact, seeking a clear explanation of how furusato nozei works and how to do it, step-by-step, isn't easy.
To this end then, in this video we try to give as comprehensive a breakdown as we can as to what Japan's furusato nozei initiative is and how us foreigners living and paying taxes in Japan can get involved.
Pen and paper ready to take notes?! Then let's get started ...
If you prefer this sort of thing in article form, you can read our article about how to do furusato nozei on the City-Cost site: https://www.city-cost.com/blogs/City-Cost/G0v1O-living_money
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Links and references featured in this video:
Furusato nozei portal sites:
Furusato Nozei Guide: https://furu-sato.com/
Furusato Choice: https://www.furusato-tax.jp/
Rakuten Furusato Nozei: https://event.rakuten.co.jp/furusato/
Furusato Nozei portal site from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications: https://www.soumu.go.jp/main_sosiki/jichi_zeisei/czaisei/czaisei_seido/080430_2_kojin.html
About the "One Stop" system: https://www.furusato-tax.jp/about/onestop
Survey conducted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications: https://www.soumu.go.jp/main_sosiki/jichi_zeisei/czaisei/czaisei_seido/furusato/file/report20200804.pdf
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