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Notifications of Start (change, etc.) Using e-Tax

1. Notifications of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax

Expected users of e-Tax are required to submit (transmit) a notification of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax to the district director of the Tax Office with jurisdiction over the place of tax payment.
Two types of procedures are available with e-Tax: "Procedure for filing returns, tax payment, etc." whereby all the procedures including filing returns, tax payment, application, and notification are available and "Specific procedures for paying taxes only" that is limited to electronic payment. Users may choose a procedure that is suitable to the form of usage.

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2. Page to create/submit a notification of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax

Notification of start using e-Tax (first-time users)


Users enter the necessary information on the input screen of the notification and transmit the data. On the notification screen displayed after the transmission, a user identification number can be verified.
Please save or print the notification screen for a user identification number, etc.

A notification indicating a user identification number, etc. will be stored in the message box.

  • * Users of the "Specific procedures for paying taxes only" cannot submit the notification of start using e-Tax online. Please click the "Notification of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax in writing" below and proceed, following instructions on the screen.
Change, etc. notification


Users enter the necessary information on the input screen of the notification and transmit the data. When a transmission result screen is displayed after the transmission, please save or print the screen. Tax Office will send a notice according to the contents of the notification submitted at a later date.

Notification forms will not be sent for "Discontinuance of use by tax proxies" and "Discontinuance of use of the system for national tax electronic filing and tax payment".

From the perspective of information protection, necessary measures including encryption have been implemented for the use of the "Page to create/submit a notification of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax".
Therefore, please confirm that browsers being used are compatible with encryption communication.
Please refer to "Confirm the availability of encryption communication (Japanese)" for the method to confirm the availability of encryption communication.
  • * The notification of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax can also be submitted in writing. Applicants fill in the notification of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax with the necessary information, and submit or send this to Tax Offices. Tax Office will send a notice according to the contents of the notification submitted at a later date.
    Please refer to "Notification of start (change, etc.) using e-Tax in writing (Japanese)" for details.

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