800,000 S'pore households to receive $45 million worth of GST vouchers in April

800,000 S'pore households to receive $45 million worth of GST vouchers in April

Over 800,000 Singaporean households in Housing Board flats will receive $45 million worth of GST vouchers to offset utility bills.

The GST Voucher - U-Save is part of the permanent GST Voucher scheme, designed to help lower- and middle-income households cope with their living expenses. The U-Save vouchers are distributed quarterly.

In April, eligible Singaporean households will each receive a GST Voucher - USave of up to $65, depending on their HDB flat type.

The assistance is substantial. For instance, those living in 1- to 2-room HDB flats can offset about 3 to 4 months of utilities bills on average with their regular GST Voucher - U-Save.

Three- and four-rooomers can use their vouchers to pay for about 1 to 2 months of utilities bills on average.

For more information on the GST Voucher - U-Save, members of the public can call SP Services at 6671 7117, or email spservices@singaporepower.com.sg.

More information on the GST Voucher can also be found at www.gstvoucher.gov.sg.

chenj@sph.com.sg

 

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