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Organization : Ministry Of Finance
Scheme Name : GST Voucher U-Save 2021 Application
Country : Singapore
Website : https://www.gstvoucher.gov.sg/Pages/U-Save.aspx

GST Voucher U-Save

The permanent GST Voucher scheme was introduced by the Government in Budget 2012 to help lower-income Singaporeans.

Related / Similar Service : GST Voucher MediSave 2021

Eligibility

Eligible households can receive up to $595 in GST Voucher – U-Save this year. As announced at Budget 2021, eligible households will receive a one-off GST Voucher – U-Save Special Payment in addition to their regular GST Voucher – U-Save.

Each flat will receive only one of each benefit (i.e. GST Voucher – U-Save and GST Voucher – U-Save Special Payment), based on the HDB flat type. The rebates will be credited to the HDB flat’s utilities account.

HDB Flat Type​​​​​​ (A)
Regular GSTV – U-Save
(B)
GSTV – U-Save Special Payment
(A)+(B)
Total GSTV – U-Save for FY2021
Paid over four payments in April 2021, July 2021, October 2021 and January 2022​​​​​​ Paid over two equal payments in April 2021 and July 2021
1- and 2-room $395 +$200 $595
3-room $355 +$180 $535
4-room $315 +$160 $475
5-room $275 +$140 $415
Executive / Multi-Generation $235 +$120 $355

Notes :
** Households whose members own more than one property are not eligible for GST Voucher – U-Save.
** Eligible households will receive their regular GST Voucher – U-Save over four quarters in April 2021, July 2021, October 2021 and January 2022.

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** On top of the regular GST Voucher – U-Save, eligible households will receive their GST Voucher – U-Save Special Payment over two quarters in April 2021 and July 2021.

** The regular GST Voucher – U-Save in April 2021, July 2021 and October 2021 include an additional $5 per quarter from January 2019 to December 2021, as announced in Budget 2018 to mitigate the impact of introduction of carbon tax.

From January 2022, the regular GST Voucher – U-Save that households will receive will no longer include the additional $5.

Only HDB households are eligible for the GST Voucher – U-Save. To receive the GST Voucher – U-Save, your household has to fulfil the following conditions

** If you own and live in your HDB flat, there must be at least one Singapore citizen owner or occupier in the flat; or
** If you partially rent out the HDB flat that you own and live in, there must be at least one Singapore citizen owner or occupier in the flat; or

** If you rent an entire flat, there must be at least one Singapore citizen tenant;

AND
Immediate family members living in the same flat must not own or have any interest in more than one property.

The eligibility criteria of the GST Voucher – U-Save Special Payment is the same as the above.

Sign Up

Does my household need to sign up for and/or what must households do to receive the 2021 GST Voucher – U-Save if eligible?
No sign-up is required for the GST Voucher – U-Save. GST Voucher – U-Save payments will be credited automatically to the utilities account of the household upon account opening. Each flat will receive only one GST Voucher – U-Save benefit, based on the HDB flat type.

Payment

1. When will the U-Save rebate be given out?
The GST Voucher – U-Save is given out over four payments each year. For FY2021, the U-Save rebates will be paid out in April 2021, July 2021, October 2021 and January 2022.

2. Will the 2021 GST Voucher – U-Save lapse?
Any unused GST Voucher – U-Save will continue to be rolled over to help offset your household’s utilities bills for the following months. It will lapse only when your household’s utilities account is closed.

3.Can unused 2021 GST Voucher – U-Save rebates be encashed?
The GST Voucher – U-Save cannot be encashed because it is only meant to directly offset a household’s utilities expense and not other expenses. Any unused GST Voucher – U-Save will be rolled over to help offset your household’s utilities bills for the following months.

Contact

For more information on the GST Voucher – U-Save, you can email customersupport [AT] spgroup.com.sg or call 6671 7117 (Mon-Fri: 8.30am–5.30pm).

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