Information on the Accommodation Tax

Due to the revision of Accommodation Tax regulations, a budget hotel and "Tokku Minpaku" or certified private lodging will subject to tax in addition to the conventional facilities on July 1, 2017.

◆Those required to pay the tax: Persons staying at hotels etc.* in Osaka Prefecture. Please refer to the table below for details.
◆How to pay the tax: Please pay the tax together with the room fee to your hotels etc.

"Hotels etc." subject to the accommodation tax refer to the following accommodation facilities.
Facilities that have obtained permission to run a hotel, inn or budget hotel in accordance with the Inns and Hotels Act, regardless of their names.
・Facilities pertaining to the certified program stipulated in Item 4 of Article 13 of National Strategic Special Zones Law ("Tokku Minpaku" or certified private lodging).

Room Fee
(per person, per night)

Tax Ammount
Under 10,000 yen Tax-free
Between 10,000 yen and 14,999 yen 100 yen
Between 15,000 yen and 19,999 yen 200 yen
20,000 yen or more 300 yen

The room fee includes the following:
- Lodging fees
- Service fees on said lodging fees

The following fees are not included in the room fee:
- Consumption tax etc.
- Fees for services other than accommodation.

For the more details, please see the following Osaka Prefectural Government Official Site.(Japanese Only)
◆About Accommodation Tax in Osaka(Purpose of tax, way of using)
◆Accommodation Tax(taxation system)

Details of Information on the Accommodation Tax(front page).pdf

Details of Information on the Accommodation Tax(back page).pdf