GST Vouchers, Medisave top-ups, U-Save and S&CC rebate in 2017

1.57 mil­lion eli­gible Singa­por­eans will receive the GST Vouch­ers and Medis­ave Top-up start­ing from July 2017. They can login to www.gstvoucher.gov.sg to view the actual cash and medis­ave amount and also to update the pay­ment mode with their Singpass.

For GST vouch­ers, about 1.37 mil­lion will receive up to $500 cash, up to $300 in August and up to $200 in Novem­ber 2017.

For Medis­ave top-up, about 450,000 Singa­por­eans aged 65 years and above will receive up to $450 in August 2017.

In addi­tion, about 520,000 Singa­por­eans who are born on or before 31 Decem­ber 1959 (58 years and above in 2017) and do not receive Pion­eer Gen­er­a­tion bene­fits will receive a Medis­ave top-up of up to $200 in August 2017 and 2018. Pion­eers, mean­while, will receive addi­tional MediS­ave top-up of $200-$800 in July 2017.

Do note that those in the 21 to 55 age group with mobile num­bers updated with Sing­Pass will only receive SMS noti­fic­a­tions (without hard­copy let­ters). Those aged 56 and above with mobile num­bers updated with Sing­Pass will receive both SMSes and noti­fic­a­tion let­ters. You can opt for SMS noti­fic­a­tions in future, by updat­ing their mobile num­bers with Sing­Pass at www.singpass.gov.sg.

 

House­hold Benefits

U-Save is given every 3 months to help off­set util­it­ies bills dir­ectly. From July 2017, a per­man­ent increase of $40-$120 will be given to about 880,000 eli­gible Singa­por­ean HDB house­holds. These house­holds will also be given one-off 1.5 to 3.5 months of Ser­vice and Con­servancy rebate in 2017, depend­ing on their HDB flat type.

 

Source : http://www.mof.gov.sg/news-reader/articleid/1834/parentid/59/year/2017?category=Press%20Release