Reminder To Sign-Up For 2010 GST Credits By 31 December 201006 Dec 2010
Singaporeans who have not signed up for their GST Credits previously have until 31 December 2010 to do so to receive their 2010 GST Credits. As this is the last payout of GST Credits, the Government would like to encourage eligible Singaporeans who have not received their 2010 GST Credits to sign up immediately. They will also receive a reminder letter from CPF Board.
2. Singaporeans can sign up:
a) At www.gstoffset.gov.sg; or
b) By filling up the GST/1 form available at any Community Centre, Community Development Council or CPF Service Centre. All forms should reach CPF Board by 31 December 2010.
3. By end October 2010, 2.4 million or 97% of eligible Singaporeans had signed up and received $2.3 billion worth of GST Credits, given out from 2007 to 2010. Older Singaporeans received an additional $600 million in Senior Citizens' Bonus. Singaporean households also received $750m in Utilities-Save, Service & Conservancy Charges and rental rebates over the same period. Singaporean households will continue to receive U-Save, S&CC and rental rebates until early 2012.
4. Singaporeans can visit www.gstoffset.gov.sg, or call 1800-2222-888 for more information on the GST Credits or GST Offset Package.