'Cashless return map' that allows you to quickly search for stores eligible for the 'Cashless Payment Point Redemption System' where a maximum 5% fee will be returned due to the consumption tax increase
Along with the 'tax increase to 10% consumption tax' from October 1, 2019, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has announced that a new system will be given that points up to 5% of the fee will be returned in points when using cashless payment. Is scheduled to be implemented. However, in order to find out which stores are eligible for this system, it is necessary to check the 3600 page “ List of registered member stores ” (PDF file) . A service called “ Cashless Return Map ” has appeared that allows you to quickly search for stores that are eligible for the point return system, eliminating this hassle.
Cashless Return Map: Find stores with 2-5% return in your city after tax increase
The official page of the cashless return map looks something like this. There are two search methods: keyword search and map search.
First, try using keyword search. Search by entering the store name ...
“City, town, village”, “Store name”, “Reduction rate”, etc. of the stores that are eligible for the point return system are displayed.
Click 'Details' for each search result ...
The result of a Google search for “city name” plus “store name” will be displayed.
When searching for multiple keywords such as ““ city name ”plus“ store name ”” in the keyword search field of the cashless return map, it seems that the space is recognized as “OR”. If you search for “McDonald's Chiyoda-ku”, the result of “McDonald's search result” and “Search result of Chiyoda-ku” will come out.
If you want to search for a store in a specific city, use “Search by map”. Click Tokyo on the map.
Then, the city of Tokyo was displayed. Click “Akishima City” this time.
A list of stores eligible for the point redemption system in Akishima City will be displayed.
Enter the store name in the search field while displaying the stores eligible for the point reduction system in Akishima City ...
You can search for stores that are eligible for the point redemption system in that city.
The cashless return map can also be used to check the stores that are eligible for the point return system on Yahoo! Shopping, Rakuten Ichiba, and other electronic commerce (EC) sites.
In addition, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will release a web function and an application to display the target store on the map in late September 2019.