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2021-1-14

I would like to consult about taxes with someone.

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We have three tax consultation counters where people who live, work, or go to school in Kawasaki can receive advices about taxation.
Any contents of the consultation are kept secret and are not disclosed or anything, so please feel comfortable and consult with us.
1. Tax Consultations with an accountant
2. Tax Consultations with an tax counselor
3. Consultation about municipal tax at the Taxation Offices/Branch Offices

【1. Tax Consultations with an accountant】
Notification:
We conduct only tax consultation by phone since August of 2020, due to protect the spreading of infection of COVID-19.
(We had suspended face-to-face consultation now at the consultation booth within the ward office.)

(1) Person who are consulted
Accountants belong to the Kawasaki branches of Tokyo Certified Public Tax Accountants’ Association.
(2) Counseling content
Taxation System, how to calculate tax amount, how to file a tax return, and the procedures
- We do not support to prepare or check a Declaration form (including a Tax Return).
- We cannot respond to the query about Taxation status for the parson who consult.
- We do not receive the consultation by corporations, so on.
(3) How to make a reservation (reservation required)
You can make a reservation at the first day of the two month before your consulting day by calling “Thank You Call Kawasaki (044-200-3939).
* For the reservation of both August and September of 2020, we start to accept them on 8:00 am, 30th of July, Thursday.
When you make a reservation, please tell us your tax items (Income Tax / Inheritance Tax / Gift Tax / Municipal/Prefectural Tax).
Also, you should write down the phone number told via Thank You Call Kawasaki, which you dial to call the day.
If you would like to cancel your reservation, remember to call to Thank You Call Kawasaki for canceling.
(4) Date and Time
a) Consultation date (except Holidays)
- The 2nd Thursday: Kawasaki ward office, Takatsu ward office, Asao ward office.
* Only March:
Kawasaki ward office: The 4th Thursday, Takatsu ward office: The 4th Tuesday, Asao ward office: The 4th Wednesday.
- The 3rd Thursday: Saiwai ward office, Miyamae ward office
- The 4thThursday: Nakahara ward office, Tama ward office
b) Consultation Time Frame:
You can select the one convenient for you. (Reservation-basis)
- 1:00PM to 1:30PM
- 1:00PM to 2:45PM
- 2:30PM to 3:00PM
- 3:15PM to 3:45PM
(5) How to receive Consultation:
When the time comes, please dial the number which is told at the reservation.
The operator put you through to the accountant and start to talk to them.
The consulting time is about 30 minutes.
It is recommended that you well-organize your thoughts before consultation.
(6) Others:
Please note the call charge for consultation will be borne by you.
We don’t keep your documents.
【2. Consultations with a tax counselor】
(1) Person who are consulted:
Tax counselors (Mainly retired city officers who had belonged to the Tax-related sections)
(2) Counseling content:
The tax applied to salaries (including the salaries of part time jobs), pension, buy and sell of home, and inheritance, and the tax system, how to contacts, etc.
- We do not support to prepare and check a Declaration form (including a Tax Return).
- We can’t respond to the query about Taxation status for the parson who consult.
- We do not receive the consultation by corporations, so on.
(3) How to receive Consultation:
Please come to the place to receive consultation.
We will provide consultation at the counter.
We don’t provide consultation by phone.
(4) Places, Dates & Times
a) Consulting Places
The Municipal Tax Certificate issuing service counter of your local ward office or branch office (For Nakahara ward office is Municipal tax Room).
b) Consulting Dates
Monday - Friday
Nakahara ward office: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
* Holidays, New Year Holiday (29th of Dec to 3rd of Jan) are closed.
c) Consultation Hours:
10:00 AM-0:00 PM, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Note

【3. Consultation about municipal tax at the Taxation Offices/Branch Offices】
(1) Person who are consulted
Tax Officers of Kawasaki City Hall

(2) Counseling content
We accept the application of municipal tax and check the details of tax declaration.
Taxation Offices and Branch Offices deal with tax items below.

Municipal/Prefectural Residence Tax (Individual) / Fixed Asset Tax / City Planning Tax / Light Motor Vehicle Tax (Category-based)
(Corporate Inhabitant tax / Tabacco Tax / Bathing tax / Business office tax are subject to be dealt with only the Corporate Taxation Section of Kawasaki taxation Office.

For more information about tax items below, please contact Tax Offices directly:
Income Tax (including preparing a tax return), Inheritance tax / Gift Tax / Corporate Tax / Consumption Tax / other national taxes.

For more information about tax items below, please contact Prefectural Tax Offices directly.
Enterprise Tax / Real Estate Acquisition Tax / Automobile Tax (Category-based) / other Prefectural Taxes.

For the contact counters of Taxation Offices or Prefectural Taxation Offices, please see the “List of National / Prefectural Tax counters”.

(3) How to receive Consultation:
Please come directly to Municipal Taxation Offices/Blanch Offices for consultation.
You don’t need to make a reservation, but you may have to bring your ID documents or application documents. And it is recommended that you inquire what you should prepare before consultation.

(4) Places, Dates & Times for consultation
For more information about Municipal Taxation Offices / Branch Offices, please refer to the related-page “List of City Tax counters (Japanese)”.
Opening Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
(except holidays and new year holidays (29th of Dec to 3rd of Jan)

【List of National / Prefectural Tax counters】
National tax offices / Prefectural tax offices inside Kawasaki city are as below:

<<Tax offices>>
South Kawasaki Taxation Office
Ward Jurisdiction: Kawasaki and Saiwai
Address: 3-18 Enoki-cho, Kawasaki-ku, 210-8531
Nearest station: JR Kawasaki Station, Keikyu Kawasaki Station on the Keihin Kyuko Line
Tel: 044-222-7531

North Kawasaki Taxation Office
Ward Jurisdiction: Nakahara, Takatsu, and Miyamae
Address: 2-4-3 Hisamoto, Takatsu-ku, 213-8503
Nearest station: Musashi Mizonokuchi Station on the JR Nambu Line, Mizonokuchi Station on the Tokyu Denentoshi Line and Oimachi Line
Tel: 044-852-3221

West Kawasaki Taxation Office
Ward Jurisdiction: Tama and Asao
Address: Kawasaki West Joint Government Building, 1-3-14 Kamiasao, Asao-ku, 215-8585
Nearest station: Shin-Yurigaoka Station on the Odakyu Line
Tel: 044-965-4911

<<Prefectural tax offices>>
Kawasaki Taxation Office
Ward Jurisdiction: Kawasaki and Saiwai
Address: 20F Palare Mitsui Building, 8 Higashida-cho, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki 210-8562
Nearest Station: JR Kawasaki Station, Keikyu Kawasaki Station on the Keihin Kyuko Line
Tel: 044-233-7351

Takatsu Taxation Office
Ward Jurisdiction: Nakahara, Takatsu, Miyamae, Tama, and Asao
Address: Linx Mizonokuchi 2F, 1-6-12 Mizonokuchi, Takatsu-ku, 213-8515
Nearest station: Musashi Mizonokuchi Station on the JR Nambu Line, Mizonokuchi Station on the Tokyu Denentoshi Line and Oimachi Line
Tel: 044-833-1231

* Kawasaki taxation office was moved on 07/01/2019

For More Informtaion, Please Contact

Consultation Information Unit, Regional Development Section, Kawasaki Ward Office, Tel: 044-201-3135
Consultation Information Unit, Regional Development Section, Saiwai Ward Office, Tel: 044-556-6608
Consultation Information Unit, Regional Development Section, Nakahara Ward Office, Tel: 044-744-3153
Consultation Information Unit, Regional Development Section, Takatsu Ward Office, Tel: 044-861-3141
Consultation Information Unit, Regional Development Section, Miyamae Ward Office, Tel: 044-856-3132
Consultation Information Unit, Regional Development Section, Tama Ward Office, Tel: 044-935-3143
Consultation Information Unit, Regional Development Section, Asao Ward Office, Tel: 044-965-5119