The permanent GST Voucher scheme was introduced by the Government in Budget 2012 to help lower-income Singaporeans. The GST Voucher is given in three components – Cash, Medisave and U-Save.
THE GST VOUCHER COVERS 3 AREAS:
Provides lower-income Singaporeans with some cash for immediate needs. Paid in August each year.
Provides elderly Singaporeans aged 65 and above with a top-up to their CPF Medisave account, to support their medical needs. Paid in August each year.
Provides lower- and middle-income Singaporean HDB households with quarterly rebates to offset their utilities bills. Paid in January, April, July and October each year.