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Update:October 31, 2018

Relief donations for the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake
(City-based)

Accepting donations

Sep. 10, 2018 (Monday) thru the end of March, 2019.

Transfer from financial institution 

【Hokuyou Bank】
Branch name: Sapporo City Hall Branch (Sapporo shiyakusho shiten)
Account number: (Savings) 3231146
Account name: Hokkaido Iburi Tobu Earthquake Disaster Sapporo City-based Donation  (Hokkaido Iburi Tobu Jishin Saigai Gienkin Sapporo-shi Kanren or 北海道胆振東部地震災害義援金札幌市関連)
*Transferring funds at the consultation window of the bank is free of charge. However fees apply for transfers made at ATMs or other financial institutions.

【Yucho Bank】
Account number: 00130-1-673266
Account name: Hokkaido Iburi Tobu Earthquake Disaster Sapporo City-based Donation
(Hokkaido Iburi Tobu Jishin Saigai Gienkin Sapporo-shi Kanren or 北海道胆振東部地震災害 義援金札幌市関連)
*Transferring funds at the consultation windows of Yucho Bank or the Post Office is free of charge. However, fees apply for transfers made at ATMs or other financial institutions.

Giving directly at consultation window 

Accepting donations in the 1st floor lobby of the Sapporo City Hall (main building) across from the Genki Café, or at the Community Promotion Section or Liaison Center of all ward offices from 8:35 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
*For those requiring a receipt, please make donations to the City Hall main building (at the Accounting Section on the 3rd floor) or at the Community Promotion Section or Liaison Center of all ward offices. A receipt will come in the mail at a later date)
*Please make all donations in Japanese yen.

About incentives under the tax law

Donations for the 2018 Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake are treated as tax-deductible (either as corporate tax write offs or tax-deductible donations) based on the provisions of the Income Tax Law. You can substitute the receipt (or certificate, shomeisho) to receive deductions for donation if you attach a copy of the homepage (section detailing the issuance to the dedicated account) to the original funds transfer receipt from Yucho Bank.
*For details, visit the FAQ on Handling of Taxes with Regards to Donation page (Japanese only) at the National Tax Agency’s website:http://www.nta.go.jp/taxes/shiraberu/saigai/h30/0018008-048/001.htm 

Relief donations for those affected all across Hokkaido

For donations to help those affected across Hokkaido, please go through the Japanese Red Cross Society. For details, visit their webpage.

Please be careful of donation fraud

In times of earthquake disaster in the past, there has been donation fraud. The City of Sapporo does not ask for donation via telephone or visits to your home. If you decide to donate, please check the intended destination of the transfer.

For inquiries about this page

Ward Administration Section, Community Promotion Department, Community & Cultural Promotion Bureau, City of Sapporo
Sapporo City Hall (main building) 060-8611 Kita 1-jo Nishi 2-chome Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Phone: 011-211-2252  Fax: 011-218-5156