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June 13, 2018
Bureau of Taxation, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Suspension of accommodation tax during the Tokyo 2020 Games

In line with the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, accommodation tax levied on all guests staying in Tokyo will be suspended during the three months from July 1 to September 30, 2020.
A bill to amend the Ordinance on the Accommodation Tax is scheduled to be submitted to the second regular session of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly in 2018.

Duration

For 3 months, from July 1 through September 30, 2020

Coverage

All guests at accommodation facilities in Tokyo

(Reference) Overview of the Accommodation Tax

Purpose, etc.

To enhance the attraction of global city Tokyo and help cover the expenses required for measures to promote tourism.

Taxable persons

All guests at hotels or inns in Tokyo

Tax exemption

Room charge under 10,000 yen per person, per night

Tax

Room charge per person, per night

  • Between 10,000 yen and 14,999 yen: 100 yen
  • 15,000 yen or more: 200 yen

Collection method

Special collection by the accommodation facility

Inquiries

Tax System Section, Tax System Division, Bureau of Taxation

Phone:+81-3-5388-2949  (Inquiries in Japanese only)

 

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