It was announced by Ministry of Finance (MOF) today that BR1M can now be applied from today (23 December 2013) up to 31 January 2014.
Those who have received BR1M in previous years can now update their latest particulars by visiting www.hasil.gov.my. (Personal particulars include house address, bank account details and information on next-of-kin)
Successful applicants start received BR1M RM650 in February 2014
The BR1M 2014 payment will be made to the eligible applicants from February next year.
The BR1M 2014 application form can be obtained at the branch offices and service centres of the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN), Federal Development Department and Social Welfare Department or downloaded from the LHDN website at www.hasil.gov.my.
New applications can be made online or manually
“New applicants can register online or manually by filling up the BR1M 2014 application form which can be obtained free of charge during the period,” it added.
Close to 5.9 million households as well as two million unmarried individuals in the country were expected to benefit from the exercise.
Working Hours: Monday to Friday (9 am to 5 pm)
BR1M RM650 for Household & RM300 for Individuals
When tabling Budget 2014 in the Dewan Rakyat on Oct 25, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the BR1M 2014 payment for households with a total monthly income of RM3,000 and less will be raised from RM500 to RM650.
He also said that the payment for unmarried individuals aged 21 and above earning not more than RM2,000 a month would be increased from RM250 to RM300.
Old Folks Living Alone is entitled for BR1M RM650
People aged 60 and above and living alone would also receive a rise in the payment, from RM500 to RM650.
Takaful Insurance for Protection of Up To RM30,000 for successful BR1M recipients
Besides, a contribution of RM50 will be made to the 1Malaysia People’s Group Takaful Insurance or i-BR1M for all household recipients who will receive protection of up to RM30,000 in the event of death or permanent disability.
Source: New Straits Times Online