Corporate support

Niseko Town and Hokkaido are implementing various measures to support companies.

Special provisions for imposition of property tax due to the application of the Special Measures for Promotion of Depopulated Area Independence Law

In Niseko Town, which is designated as a depopulated area, if you meet certain requirements for manufacturing business, sales business such as agriculture, forestry and fishery products, or inn business, you will be exempted from taxing fixed assets for 3 years.
対 象 Applicable object
(1) Manufacturing business
(2) Agriculture, forestry and marine products sales business (Agriculture, forestry and marine products produced in depopulated areas or products manufactured, processed, or cooked using the agriculture, forestry and marine products as raw materials or materials are sold at stores mainly to people in other regions. (This refers to the target business.)
(3) Ryokan business (Regulations on customs business, etc., and the appropriateness of duties, etc.) that provide hotel business, ryokan business, or simple lodging business as defined in Article 2 of the Ryokan Business Law (Act No. 138 of 1948) (Law No. 122 of 1948) Excluding businesses that fall under the store-type sex customs special business prescribed in Article 2, Paragraph 6.

◇ Application requirements
・ Person who newly established or expanded production facilities, etc. by March 31, 2021
・ Depreciable assets that constitute production facilities, etc. (Individuals listed in Article 6, Items 1 to 7 of the Income Tax Law Enforcement Ordinance (Government Ordinance No. 96 of 1965) or the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Corporation Tax Law (Government Ordinance No. 97 of 1965) No.) Limited to persons listed in Article 13 items (1) to (7).)27 million yenWho exceeds
・ The number of employees increased due to the establishment or expansion of production facilities, etc.10 or morePerson

期間 Period of tax exemption
・ The year following April 1 of the year following the year to which the production equipment was provided for the business (or the year to which the day belongs if the day is January 1)3 years

◇ About application
Submit the following documents to the Taxation Section Property Tax Section by January 31 of the year in which the tax exemption is to be applied:
・ Property tax exemption application form (first style)
・ Employment report by job type (No. 2 style)
・ Documents to clarify the annual construction plan and business results of the business establishment
・ Copy of the statement on calculation of depreciable assets under the provisions of the Corporation Tax Law (Law No. 34 of 1965) or the Income Tax Law (Law No. 33 of 1965)

See below for details and styles.

General inspection of the ordinance that partially revises the ordinance on the exception of taxation of property tax accompanying the application of the Special Measures for Promotion of Depopulated Area Independence

The requirements for increasing the number of employees were established at the time of enactment in FY2011, with Niseko Town own standard of 10 or more.However, when considering the use of subsidy measures based on the Hokkaido Industrial Promotion Ordinance, employment in Hokkaido was considered. In order to match the requirements for increasing the number of employment, the requirements for increasing the number of employment will be revised to five to further promote the attraction of businesses and revitalize the region.
施行 Date of enforcement of ordinance
2020 April 1,
◇ Publication period, etc.
(1) Period of inspection etc. From 2020 January 31 (Friday) to 2020 February 12 (Wednesday)
(2) Opinion acceptance period 2020 From January 31 (Friday) to 2020 February 12 (Wednesday)
公 表 Publication of submitted opinion items
At any time after Thursday, February 13
Where Niseko Town Office Planning Environment Section and website
お Inquiries about this inspection
Niseko Town Office Planning and Environment Section (Business Planning Section)
Person in charge: Chief Toru Saito Absence: Section manager Kenta Yamamoto
            電話:0136-44-2121  FAX:0136-44-3500
Working hours: 8: 30-17: 15

Safety net warranty system

We will support small and medium-sized enterprises belonging to industries whose business conditions are deteriorating.
  • Safety net loans can be used regardless of industry.
  • For all industries, you can use up to 480 million yen for small and medium enterprises and 48 million yen for small companies.
  • We are also planning to cut interest rates on those with severe business conditions.
  • Special lending is also planned at Nippon Policy Finance Corporation and Chugoku Shinko Bank.
For details, please check the website of Small and Medium Business Administration Agency

Please pay attention to recruitment / mediation pretending to help

Recently, nationwide, small and medium enterprises as a target are solicited by small and medium enterprises by fax or direct mailing, such as soliciting and mediating utilization of medium-sized enterprise bankruptcy mutual aid (management safety net) and emergency guarantee system Please pay attention to transfer fraud etc. which pretended to help the trader.
  • In order to receive loans and guarantees, there are cases in which membership fee, annual fee fee, guarantee fee, etc. are transferred.
  • If you join a union related to SMEs you can make advantageous asset management. There are examples of making unreasonable solicitations such as.
For details, please check Homepage of Hokkaido or Homepage of Small and Medium Business Administration Agency.

Niseko Town SME Special Loan Program

Niseko Town, we provide loans to businesses to promote the development and rationalization of small and medium-sized businesses in the town.
Businesses wishing to provide financing should submit a borrowing application and necessary documents to the Niseko Town Chamber of Commerce. For details on the system, please contact the Niseko Town Commerce and Industry Association or the Niseko Town Hall Commerce and Industry Tourism Division.

Contents of SME Special Loan

Loan limit· Working capital 2 million yen
· Facility fund 2 million yen
Note: However, the sum of both funds is limited to one company 3 million yen
Lending period· Working capital within 2 years
· Equipment funds within 2 years
Lending interest rate (annual interest)· Within 2 years 3.00% or less
· Within 3 years 3.25% or less
Collateral and guarantorCollateral is necessary in principle. However, in cases where it is inevitable, it is possible to exempt collateral by attaching more than two solid guarantors with certainty
Guarantee chargeAfter repaying the loan amount, we will subsidize the guarantee fee by applying from the principal (repayment certificate is necessary)
Object of loanIt is for business operators who satisfy one of the following requirements and fully pay the town tax
· A corporation or individual business entity whose number of regular employees is 30 or less, who has independent business establishments (stores) in the town and who continues to operate the same business for more than one year. However, excluding businesses of the sex business that received permission from the Hokkaido Public Safety Commission
· It meets the above requirements (excluding the proviso) and is a business enterprise of sex business that got permission of the Hokkaido Public Safety Commission (various dishes mainly serving meal, oden shop, sushi shop, soba shop etc) , When the use of funds is used for installation or remodeling of equipment required for public health such as kitchen facilities or when it is used for expenses to operate those facilities

To small and medium-sized enterprises

In addition to the loan system that the town is doing, we also provide financing for small and medium enterprises in Hokkaido. Also, in Hokkaido, we have established a contact point for small business start-up and business consultation so that small and medium-sized enterprises can be used to stabilize the management, so please feel free to use them

Financial consultation desk (loan etc.)

In Hokkaido, loans are provided to small and medium-sized businesses through the contact points of commercial financial institutions such as banks, shinkin banks and credit unions. Brochures introducing the financing system implemented by Hokkaido are provided by financial institutions handling, Niseko Chamber of Commerce, Niseko Town Commerce and Tourism Division, Hokkaido Credit Guarantee Association, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Commerce and Industry Labor and Tourism Division of the Shishi branch office, Otaru Chamber of Commerce and Industry Please use it because it is prepared by the Commerce and Industry Finance Division of the Do agency.
  • We also have a loan system at the National Life Finance Corporation, Small and Medium Enterprise Finance Corporation, and Chamber of Commerce and Industry Union Bank of Japan. If you are considering using it, please consult the nearest Finance Bank.

SME Business Management Consultation Office

In Hokkaido, small business management counseling office is established in various places, please use.
ILocation· Ministry of Economic Affairs, Commerce and Industry Division
· Shimpei branch office commerce and labor tourism department
· Otaru Commerce and Industry Labor Office
Utilisation times8:45 am to 5:30 pm on weekdays
  • Small business management counseling office is also accepting information on "credit crunch and lending cancellation" conducted by financial institution

An announcement concerning employment measures in Hokkaido

Due to the rapid economic downturn triggered by global financial instability, the employment situation of irregular workers, new graduates, etc. is facing a tough situation. In Hokkaido, we hold "Hokkaido Economic and Employment Measures Headquarters Meeting" to provide information such as benefits for businesses trying to protect employment.

For details, please visit the Hokkaido homepage.

Subcontract Kamikomi Temple Business

In the country, in order to improve the environment where fair transactions are secured among companies, with the aim of ensuring thorough dealing of transactions, in response to such factors as the further deterioration of the business environment of small and medium enterprises due to recent high raw material prices , "Subcontract Kakomi Temple" has been established.
Counselors who have knowledge on the subcontractor law and transaction problems of small and medium enterprises, etc. will respond to consultation etc. of enterprises in Hokkaido that have troubles on transactions free of charge. We will accept a wide range of consultations on transactions of SMEs and give appropriate advice. We will strictly adhere to the secrets of the contents of consultation, so please feel free to use it.

Consultation desk

Window opening dateEvery Friday (except holidays, New Year's holidays)
· In case of hurry, we will adjust the schedule and we will respond.
Reception time9: 00-17: 00
Consultation deskFoundation Hokkaido Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center
locationSapporo-shi Chuo-ku 1-chome West 2-chome Economic Center 9th Floor
Those who wish to consult please contact the consultation counter in advance in order to adjust the schedule of the counselor.

Rapid dispute settlement

In order to quickly and easily solve conflicts related to transactions held by small and medium enterprises, we handed over to "Subcontract Kamikomi Temple Headquarters" (Association for Small and Medium Enterprises Transaction Promotion, foundation), and using dispute resolution outside the judiciary (ADR) Registered attorneys will carry out mediation procedures etc. in the vicinity of SMEs.

Inquiries regarding information on this page

Commerce and Tourism Division Commerce and Tourism Section