MayJune winning uniform invoice numbers released

Taipei, The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$321,750) special prize in the MayJune uniform invoice lottery is 46356460, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Thursday.

The winning number for the NT$2 million grand prize is 56337787, while three numbers qualify for the first prize of NT$200,000: 93339845, 83390355 and 80431063.

Invoice holders that match the last seven digits of the firstprize 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 firstprize 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 threedigit combinations 984 and 240.

The prizes can be claimed between Aug. 6 and Nov. 5, the ministry said upon announcing the winning numbers for the twomonth period.

Prizes of NT$1,000 or below can be redeemed at 7Eleven, FamilyMart, OK Mart, HiLife, 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.

Nine receipts that each won the NT$10 million prize and seven others that each won NT$2 million in the MarchApril receipt lottery have yet to be claimed, the ministry said.

One of the winners of the NT$10 million special prize bought an app for NT$30 on the Google Play Store, while one winner of the NT$2 million grand prize spent NT$160, also on apps.

One other winner of the NT$10 million prize bought a newspaper for NT$8 at a Pxmart in Sanchong, New Taipei.

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.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel