Fuji Local Customs

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    Taxes

    by keeweechic Updated Aug 17, 2006

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    There is a Consumption tax of 5% on all goods purchased. This includes meals at restaurants and hotel charges. Overseas visitors are exempt from this tax on large purchases outside of hotels and restaurants. There are rebate counters in the larger stores. An additional 3% sales tax applies on hotel accounts over yen15,000 and restaurant bills over yen7,501 per person.

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    Water

    by keeweechic Updated Sep 12, 2002

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    Water - 150 metres below the earth's surface lies the natural spring water of Mt. Fuji. Water has been tapped from its subterrainean caverns for over 80 years and is filtered naturally through the mountain's volcanic rock. Its purity is ideal for drinking and cooking.

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    Crime

    by keeweechic Updated Sep 12, 2002

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    Japan is the virtual nonexistence of violent crime. If you leave your briefcase or camera in a taxi, often it will be returned before you realise it's missing.

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