Taipei, Sept. 25 (CNA) The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$325,941) special prize in the July-August uniform invoice lottery is 73372972, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Tuesday.
The prize must be claimed by Jan. 7, 2019, the ministry said upon announcing the winning numbers for the two-month period.
The winning number for the NT$2 million grand prize is 22315462. Three numbers qualify for the first prize of NT$200,000: 91903003, 16228722 and 03270598.
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 163, 983 and 814.
To collect their prizes, winners can take their winning receipts and ID cards to any post office by Jan. 7, 2019.
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