Application for a gift certificate with premium is 40% Prime Minister's call for usage instructions November 13, 19:29
As it turns out that only about 40% of the target customers have purchased “Premium Gift Certificates” introduced as a measure to reduce the burden associated with the increase in the consumption tax rate, Prime Minister Abe asked the relevant ministers to call for use. I ordered.
The government's economic and financial advisory board reported on the recent economic situation and the progress of measures in response to the fact that over a month has passed since the increase in the consumption tax rate. According to it, although there is a rush in demand for cars and housing and a reactionary decline, it is said that it is smaller than when it was raised to 8% five years ago.
On the other hand, as a measure to reduce the burden, “Gift certificates with premiums” sold to child-rearing households with low-income earners and infants are 42% of those who applied for purchase as of 25th of last month. It means that it stays at
As for the pointless system for cashless payments, 930,000 stores have applied for participation as of 11th, but 770,000 stores are expected to participate by next week. It was also reported that they were requesting.
In response, Prime Minister Abe said, “The measure was to overcome the impact of the tax rate on the economy more than ever. I wanted to get it, ”and instructed the relevant ministers to call for use.