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CDC Vouchers and Other Budget Goodies for Families

 Each Household will receive a $100 CDC Voucher for 2021 Budget.

CDC Voucher

CDC (Community Development Council) voucher is usually distributed to the lower-income group. For Budget 2021, each household will be receiving the vouchers regardless of payout. 

What can it be used for?

These vouchers can be redeemed for food, essential goods and services at participating heartland merchant shops and hawkers stall displaying the CDC voucher deal.

The list of available merchants are according to 5 different sectors in Singapore

  • North East Side
  • North West Side
  • South East Side
  • South West Side
  • Central

How to redeem?

For past distribution, a household member must bring the notification letter and produce an NRIC from anyone living in the residence to the designated community clubs or community centres to collect the vouchers.

More details on CDC here

Besides CDC vouchers, there are other Budget Goodies for the household.

GST Voucher -Case Special Payment

Lower-income Singaporeans who qualify get additional $200 each in June 2021.

GST Voucher - U Save Special Payment

Eligible HDB households to get an additional 50% of regular GST Voucher- U-Save over one year, or between $120 and $200 of utility rebates in April 2021 and July 2021.

Service & Conservancy Charge Rebate

Eligible Singaporean households in HDB to get rebates to offset between 1.5 and 3.5 months over one year in April 2021, July 2021, Oct 2021, Jan 2-22.

Child Development Account, Edusave Account, Post Secondary Education Top Up

Sporean Children age below 21 in 2021 will get an additional one-off top-up of $200

Top up to Edusave, Post Secondary Education accounts to be made in 2021, Child Development account in Sep 2021.

Given that we just barely scrape through 2020, this budget feels underwhelming in comparison to what was provided in 2020. Admittedly, we were a tad disappointed with the measures introduced. However, after spending so much in 2020, it's time to build up the surplus once more.

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