TAIPEI (CNA) — The winning number for the NT$10 million (US$332,658) special prize in the March-April uniform invoice lottery is 91911374, the Ministry of Finance(MOF) announced Monday.
The winning number for the NT$2 million grand prize is 08501338, while three numbers that qualify for the first prize of NT$200,000 are 57161318, 23570653 and 47332279.
Invoices that match the last seven digits of the first-prize numbers win NT$40,000 and those with invoices that match the last six digits NT$10,000.
Other prizes include 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 goes to holders of invoices ending with the three-digit combination 519.
Prizes can be claimed from June 6, to Sept. 7, 2020, the ministry said upon announcing the winning numbers for the two-month period.
Prizes of NT$1,000 or below can be redeemed at 7-Eleven, FamilyMart, OK Mart, Hi-Life, Pxmart and Simple Mart stores.
For prizes up to NT$40,000, invoices can be redeemed at credit cooperatives across the nation, while First Commercial Bank, Chang Hwa Bank, and Agricultural Bank of Taiwan Corporation offer cash redemptions for all prizes, including those larger than NT$200,000.
Seven receipts that won the NT$10 million prize and four others that won NT$2 million in the January-February receipt lottery have yet to be claimed, the ministry said.
The uniform invoice lottery system, which draws 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.
To promote the government’s electronic invoice service, the MOF also added 100,000 prizes of NT$500 each exclusive to e-receipts, bringing the total to 500,000 prizes of NT$500 for the first four months of this year.
There are also 15 prizes of NT$1 million and 15,000 prizes of NT$2,000, exclusive to e-receipts.