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To the false tax practice staff being careful!

Last update date March 15, 2019

Recently, in the Yokohama-shi city, example to get workplace and family constitution by telephone and false email and suspicious examples to say, "we want you to pay tax", and to visit home and office increase in the disguise of the ward office tax practice staff.

In addition, posing as the tax practice staff, we let you operate automated-teller machine (ATM), and damage by "wire fraud" such as letting you perform transfer occurs.

[main contents of suspicious call]

We cut and bring down with "it is called ○△ of the true-false ward office tax payment section, but sent out reminder to ○□ by mistake" on the telephone and are going to get family constitution, the office, the present address, Phone number (cell-phone) of family, transfer ahead financial institution and account number. In addition, in the case of telephone to company, the number of employees and example asked about full name are reported.

[main contents of false email]

There are instructions to perform tax filing as [urgent contact] as soon as possible and sends false email of contents to seize bank account when we leave unattended without reporting to the text of email and is going to get personal information by letting you reply.

[in the case of ward office, the Finance Bureau tax practice staff]

  • When the tax practice staff does inquiry to tax payer on the telephone, it should be that we confirm the contents based on reports which had you submit and refer for workplace and family constitution directly and may not do. Particularly, inquiry of transfer previous engagement seat of refund sends document to have you contact with return postcard of ward office or Finance Bureau expectation by all means. Similarly, I may not send by E-mail as I go in the document about important news in Yokohama-shi.
  • We may not demand operation of automated-teller machine (ATM) for receipts of refund.
  • We may not demand contact to toll free number and cell-phone.
  • We appoint account of financial institution for the tax payment of city tax and may not demand transfer.

When we feel doubt for inquiry from person giving ward office or Finance Bureau tax practice staff, after checking full name, belonging, we hang up once, and please consult about confirmation in bother to ward office Tax Division or financial Leading court lady tax region.

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Recent example

From the sender giving tax control center to the city tax payer on April 2, 2015 "please perform tax filing as soon as possible. Email of contents to have possibilities to seize bank account of your errand when left unattended arrived as it is.
There is no department called tax control center in city hall. In addition, at city, ward office, please be careful as news goes in document.
"We want to be cash or to leave bankbook and private seal as member of tax office where we fail by work, and 3 million yen was necessary for goes." from suspect posing as son and member of tax office in the Isogo Ward on July 14, 2011 Telephone of contents "to think that we heard from son, but to visit, and to take cash and bankbook, private seal from now on." suffered, and case that had its cash and bankbook, private seal stolen occurred.
As for member of tax office and the ward office Tax Division staff hearing password of bank card directly, and going for receiving, absolute. When there was suspicious call, please contact the 110th or the nearest police department .
We talk about the staff of the prefecture in Asahi Ward on July 6, 2011, and example that telephone of contents to "want to visit home about the collection and return of tax from now on." suffers from occurs.
As the staff may not visit about the collection and return of tax directly, please be careful. In addition, please confirm by all means as the Tax Division staff of ward office carries identification of tax collection local public worker and identification of Yokohama-shi staff.
Report which had call to give its city hall Municipal Tax Division on June 1, 2010 was put to Tsuzuki Ward   government office. As telephone was hard to look at taxation material of municipal tax submitted to in voice of man from company, it was contents that we wanted the "situation of support of family" "job, income of family" to tell.
There is no Municipal Tax Division in city hall. In addition, please be careful as you may not ask about personal information such as family constitution, the income situation on the telephone directly at city, ward office.
Report which had call to give its staff of tax payment section on May 26, 2010 was put to Kohoku Ward government office.
Telephone was contents that we wanted you to tell the "office of family" "income situation of family" "family constitution" in voice of man.
There is no tax payment section in ward office. In addition, please be careful as you may not ask about personal information such as family constitution, the income situation on the telephone directly at ward office.
There was report that suspicious call to get family constitution or income posing as the tax practice staff of ward office entered April 16, 2010 in Sakae Ward government office. Contents of telephone told with the tax practice staff of ward office in voice of man of age around 50-60 years old and,
・We will put right thing in the tea envelope tomorrow and send because we have sent reminder by mistake.
・We want to hear information about individual such as the offices of family.
nadotoiumonodesu. As you may not ask about such a personal information in ward office Tax Division on the telephone, please be careful.
We say with suspicious call to get family constitution or income and "we want you to pay tax of ○○" posing as the staff such as ward offices in Minami Ward on March 19, 2010, and suspicious examples to visit home and office occur frequently. Please be careful.
Damage by "wire fraud" occurred in Kohoku Ward on May 27, 2008. We let you operate ATM of financial institution on the pretext of refund procedures for tax and let you perform transfer. Please be careful.
Suspicious telephones which are going to let you perform transfer from ATM such as financial institutions on the pretext of refund procedures for medical expenses occur frequently posing as the staff such as ward offices in Asahi Ward on April 25, 2008. Please be careful.
Suspicious telephones which are going to let you perform transfer from ATM such as financial institutions on the pretext of refund procedures for medical expenses occur frequently posing as the staff such as ward offices in Totsuka Ward on April 8, 2008. Please be careful.
Suspicious calls to get family constitution or income occur frequently posing as the staff of Kohoku Ward Tax Division on March 12, 2008. Please be careful.
We assumed the Konan Ward government office tax practice staff on September 5, 2007, and there was suspicious call to get family constitution. Please be careful.
Suspicious calls that assumed the Hodogaya Ward staff on July 13, 2007 occur frequently. Please be careful.

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Fax: 045-641-2775

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