Due to extending Tax Free items, such as some foods or cosmetics on Oct,1 2014, Tsuruha Drug Store innovate tax free system at 112 shops all over Japan included 15 shops in Hokkaido. Foreign tourists take advantage of Tax free system for shopping at Tsusuha Drug Store, not all of store. The store will give notice in front of the entrance with some posters. Check it up before you enter. Now, a consumption tax rate in Japan is 8%. Tsuruha Tax free system might be a big gift for foreign tourists. Don’t forget that it is not the case if you use the purchases in Japan.