S$1b in GST vouchers and Medisave top-ups for 1.7 million Singaporeans
PUBLISHED ON 27 Jun 2019
About 1.7 million Singaporeans will benefit from S$1 billion in goods and services tax (GST) vouchers (GSTV) and Medisave top-ups in the coming months.
When Benefits Amount
July 2019 Medisave top-up
Merdeka Generation (MG) aged 60 and above in 2019 and living in an HDB flat*
Pioneer Generation (PG) aged 70 and above in 2019 and living in an HDB flat* Up to S$800
August 2019 GSTV – Cash
1.4 million Singaporeans**
Up to S$300
GSTV – Medisave top-up
520,000 Singaporeans aged 65 and above in 2019
Up to S$450
GSTV- 5-year Medisave top-up
570,000 Singaporeans aged 50 and above in 2019 and do not receive MG or PG benefits
S$100 annually from 2019 to 2023
November 2019 GSTV – Cash (Bicentennial payment)
1.4 million Singaporeans*
Up to S$300

*PG and MG Seniors will receive their PG/MG MediSave top-ups in July 2019.
** For Singaporeans aged 21 and above in 2019 with an assessable income of $28,000 or less for year of assessment 2018 and individuals who own not more than one property.

The Ministry of Finance said on 26 June 2019 that eligible Singaporeans will receive text messages or letters to inform them of their benefits by 5 July 2019.

Singaporeans can check their GST voucher benefits online using their SingPass login.