In response to the problem that Tsuno Town, Miyazaki Prefecture, was collecting donations that greatly exceeded the standard for the amount of gifts returned over the hometown tax payment, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Kaneko asked local governments to thoroughly confirm that the standard was observed. I made it clear that I was notified.

On the 18th, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said that Tsuno Town, Miyazaki Prefecture, had sent a gift that greatly exceeded the legal standard of "30% or less of the donation amount" over the hometown tax payment. The designation has been cancelled.



Regarding this, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Kaneko said at a press conference, "In some cases, the return rate reached 85% in Tsuno Town. It is very regrettable that such a case occurred from the viewpoint of proper operation of the hometown tax payment system." Said.



After that, "Based on this case, we will notify each local government to always check whether it conforms to the standard that the return rate is 30% or less and the standard that the return product is a local product, and take appropriate measures. Thoroughly. "

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