March-April winning uniform invoice numbers released

Taipei--The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$332,970) special prize in the March-April uniform invoice lottery is 74748874, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Thursday.

The actual prize will be NT$8 million after tax and it must be claimed by Sept. 5, the ministry said after announcing the winning numbers for the two-month period.

The winning number for the NT$2 million grand prize is 82528918.

Three numbers qualify for the first prize of NT$200,000: 07836485, 13410946 and 96152286.

Invoice holders that match the last seven digits of the first-prize numbers will win a cash prize of 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 combination 996.

To collect their prizes, winners can take their winning receipts and ID cards to any post office by Sept. 5, 2017.

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 MOF's efforts to prevent tax evasion by retailers.

The winning numbers for the May-June uniform invoices are scheduled to be drawn and announced on July 25.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel