January-February winning uniform invoice numbers released

Taipei--The winning number of 82885130 for the NT$10 million (US$329,600) special prize in the January-February uniform invoice lottery was announced Saturday.

The actual prize will be NT$8 million after tax and it must be claimed by July 5, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said after announcing the winning numbers for the first two months of the year.

The winning number for the NT$2 million grand prize is 59729884.

Three numbers qualify for the first prize of NT$200,000 � 04598625, 13193259 and 87827366.

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 125.

To collect their prizes, winners can take their winning receipts and ID cards to any post office by July 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 March-April uniform invoices are secheduled to be drawn and announced on May 25.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel