Donations to quake-hit towns in Hokkaido rose sharply in fiscal 2018

National Sep 3, 2019

Donations to quake-hit towns in Hokkaido rose sharply in fiscal 2018

Donations to three towns in Hokkaido hit by a powerful earthquake last year expanded sharply in fiscal 2018 under the government's furusato nōzei (hometown tax donation) system, according to local municipalities. Under the plan, which allows taxpayers to contribute to their hometowns or other municipalities ...