Tax Payment Procedure through the Direct Payment

The direct payment is a method through which you submit a notification, etc., to a Tax Office beforehand, perform electronic tax return filing, etc., or payment information registration using e-Tax, and then you can make a payment immediately or on a specified date through transfer from the registered bank account with simple click operations.
Electronic tax return filing, etc., (sending data of tax returns, etc.) are available for the following tax items: a withholding income tax, corporation tax, local corporation tax, consumption tax and local consumption tax, self-assessed income tax, gift tax, liquor tax, stamp tax, withholding income tax and special reconstruction income tax, self-assessed income tax and special reconstruction income tax, and special reconstruction corporation tax. Furthermore, by registering payment information (sending payment information data), you will become able to make a tax payment of all tax items regardless of the tax items mentioned above (no electronic certificate is required for sending data of a statement of collected income tax and payment information data).

Incidentally, to make an electronic tax payment of a registration and license tax or motor vehicle tonnage tax that are conventionally paid in connection with a procedure of an application, notification, etc., of a registration, entry, etc., with each ministry, agency, etc., you need to make the payment in connection with a procedure of an electronic application, notification, etc., to each ministry, agency, etc., that is responsible for the procedure of the application, notification, etc. For details, refer to websites, etc., of each ministry, agency, etc., responsible for the procedure of the application, notification, etc.

Tax payment procedure through the direct payment is described below:

1.Create and send data of a tax return, etc.

Create "data of a tax return, etc." or "payment information data" and send it using e-Tax.

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2.Use the direct payment

After sending "data of a tax return, etc." or "payment information data," check a reception notice stored in the message box, and then select either "Pay right now" or "Specify a payment date".

(Note)

  1. To check content of the message box, click "Check inbox (log-in)" on the home page of the e-Tax website, and then proceed.
  2. When you send data of a tax return, etc., on the due date for tax payment, you cannot specify a payment date to pay taxes.
  3. The direct payment button is valid for two months from the date of sending "data of a tax return, etc." or "payment information data."

Use the direct payment

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3.Check the payment state

After the payment procedure is complete, a "direct payment completion notice" will be stored in the message box.

(Note 1) If the payment failed, a "direct payment error notice" such as insufficient funds will be stored, so be sure to check the payment state (error information).
(Note 2) If you have specified the payment date to pay, check content of the message box in the morning on the date you specified.

4. Direct payment using the e-Tax software (WEB version)

You can use the e-Tax software (WEB version) to carry out operations from the payment information registration to direct payment.

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