About support measures etc. based on Productivity Improvement Special Measures Law

Published 2018 years 07 month 09 Date

Last updated 2018 years 07 month 09 Date

1 We are accepting applications for certification of introduction of advanced equipment etc. 

The "Productivity Improvement Special Measures Law" for promoting labor productivity through promotion of capital investment in small and medium enterprises, small businesses, etc. came into effect on June 6, 1990, and in accordance with the provisions of the same law Since the agreement of the country was obtained regarding the "basic plan to promote the introduction of Nagatocho", we have accepted applications for approval of "advanced equipment introduction plan" formulated by each company at the Industry Promotion Section commercial and tourism office .

* Please refer to the following guidelines when formulating introduction plans for advanced equipment and others.

Guide to formulation of introduction plan for advanced equipment etc. [PDF: 2MB]

2 Main support measures

Small and medium-sized enterprises etc. certified as "advanced equipment introduction plan" can receive the following support measures for advanced facilities etc. to be introduced according to the plan.

(1) There is a preferential treatment, such as being added at the time of examination in case of receiving the subsidy system of the country.

※ For details of supplementary project contents, recruitment situation etc.,"Small and Medium Business Administration Website"Please verify.

(2) If certain requirements are met, we can take measures to reduce property tax.

※ In Changwa Town, setting the taxation standard of fixed asset tax to "0" will make the burden of fixed asset tax amount of acquisition equipment "0".

For procedures on mitigation measures, please contact the General Affairs Division Tax Office (Telephone 0268 - 75 - 2063).

(3) We can receive financial support.

3 About "Basic Plan for Promoting the introduction of Changwa-machi"

Please see from the following link.

Basic plan for promoting the introduction of Changwa-cho [PDF: 126KB]

4 Formulation of "advanced equipment introduction plan"

(1) Scale of certified small and medium-sized enterprises

"SMEs" prescribed in Article 2, Paragraph 1 of the Law for Strengthening Management of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises are eligible.

(The main ones are as follows)

Industry type

Amount of capital or amount of contribution

The number of employees who constantly use

Manufacturing industry · Construction industry · Transportation industry etc.

Below 300 million yen

300 or fewer

Wholesale trade

Below 100 million yen

100 or fewer

Service industry

5,000 thousand yen

100 or fewer

Retail trade

5,000 thousand yen

50 or fewer

(2) Main matters, etc. stipulated in "Introduction of advanced equipment etc." (notes etc.)

A. Planning period (3 years, 4 years or 5 years from the plan approval)

Content of introduction of advanced facilities etc.

① Targets for improving labor productivity through introduction of advanced equipment etc. (Set target to increase labor productivity by 3% or more on average annually in comparison with the base year (latest fiscal year end) in the planning period.)

② Type and introduction timing of advanced equipment (introduction of construction, machinery and equipment after certification of plan).

C Other precautions

① It shall comply with the "introduction promotion guidelines" of the country and the "introduction promotion basic plan" of the city.

② The introduction of advanced equipment etc. shall be expected to be implemented smoothly and reliably.

③ It is planned to conduct preliminary confirmation at support organization (commerce chair, financial institution etc) such as certified management innovation etc.

5 Other

(1) The style etc."Small and Medium Enterprise AgencyHP'Please download from.

(2) Application documents (attached document) etc.

Application for certification pertaining to introduction plan for advanced facilities etc.

A) Introduction of advanced equipment etc.

C Prior confirmation of support organization such as certified management innovation

E Industrial Association Certificate (Please consult us if you can not make it in time for application.)

※ We may ask you to attach documents that we deem necessary for approval of other plans.

Contact Us

Industry Promotion Division Chamber of Commerce and Industry tourism engagement
TEL: 0268-75-2047

The viewing of the PDF you must have Adobe System Inc.'s free software "Adobe Reader". Please obtain from the Adobe Reader download page of the following.

Adobe Reader Download