Taipei, Jan. 25 (CNA) The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$332,909) special prize in the November-December uniform invoice lottery is 59647042, the Ministry of Finance announced Saturday.
The winning number for the NT$2 million grand prize is 01260528, while three numbers qualify for the first prize of NT$200,000: 01616970, 69921388, 53451508.
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 710, 585 and 633.
The prizes can be claimed between Feb. 6, 2020 and May 5, 2020, the ministry said upon announcing the winning numbers for the two-month period.
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 for all prizes, including those larger than NT$200,000.
Eight receipts that each won the NT$10 million prize and four others that each won NT$2 million in the May-June receipt lottery have yet to be claimed, the ministry said.
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.