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January-February winning uniform invoice numbers released

2019/03/25 18:30:31

Image taken from the website of the Ministry of Finance

Taipei, March 25 (CNA) The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$324,391) special prize in the January-February uniform invoice lottery is 00106725, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Monday.

The prize can be claimed between April 6 and July 5, 2019, the ministry said upon announcing the winning numbers for the two-month period.

The winning number for the NT$2 million grand prize is 90819218. Three numbers qualify for the first prize of NT$200,000: 13440631, 26650552 and 09775722.

Invoice holders that match the last seven digits of the first-prize numbers will win NT$40,000 and those with invoices that match the last six digits will win NT$10,000.

Other prizes are NT$4,000 for invoices with the last five digits of the first-prize numbers, NT$1,000 for invoices with the last four digits and NT$200 for invoices with the last three digits.

An additional prize of NT$200 will go to holders of invoices ending with the three-digit combinations 809 and 264.

Prizes of NT$1,000 or below can be redeemed at 7-Eleven, FamilyMart, OK Mart, Hi-Life, Pxmart and Simple Mart.

For prizes up to NT$40,000, invoices can be redeemed at credit cooperatives across the nation, while First Commercial Bank, Chang Hwa Bank, and Agricultural Bank of Taiwan Corporation will offer cash redemption of all prizes, including those larger than NT$200,000.

The uniform invoice lottery system, which draws the winning numbers every two months, was created to encourage consumers to collect their sales invoices as part of the ministry's efforts to prevent tax evasion by retailers.

(By Ko Lin)