Friday, June 13, 2008

Cash rebates on Saturday, 14 June 2008


KUALA LUMPUR, Thursday – As announced by the Government, Pos Malaysia Berhad (PMB) has been appointed as the source for disbursement of the Cash Rebates to eligible private vehicle owners.

For Phase I of the implementation, eligible Malaysians whose road tax were purchased or renewed with effective date from 1 April 2008 until 31 May 2008 can start to claim the subsidy at 683 post offices countrywide from 14 June 2008 (Saturday) until 31 March 2009.

For Phase II of the implementation, vehicle owners who have purchased or renewed their road tax from 1 June 2008 until 31 March 2009, can commence their Cash Rebate claims at post offices from 1 July 2008 (Tuesday) onwards.

Eligible Malaysians are allowed to claim the annual Cash Rebates for a maximum of 5 vehicles per owner (combination of motorcycle and cars that run on petrol or diesel) according to the following :

Cars Up to 2,000 cc = RM625.00
Jeeps & Pick-Up Trucks Up to 2,500 cc = RM625.00
Motorcycles Up to 250 cc = RM150.00

Vehicle owners must come personally to make the claim at post offices and the claims shall be paid in cash. During the Phase I period, third parties are not allowed to make the claims on behalf of the vehicle owners from 14 until 30 June 2008.

Vehicle owners are required to bring along the original Identity Card or Police / Army Identity Card. They are also required to fill in the details of their full name, identity card number and vehicle registration number on the prescribed form that are available at post offices. PMB will verify with the Road and Transport Department’s (JPJ) system database in order to determine their eligibility for the Cash Rebates.

I'm sure going to be the first one at Post office tomorrow. Remember that post office are open from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM from Monday until Saturday and closed on the first Saturday of the month and on Public Holidays.

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