18 Feb '11, 1pm

Budget 2011: More than S$13b in benefits for S'poreans

Budget 2011: More than S$13b in benefits for S'poreans

SINGAPORE: The Singapore government is giving out more than S$13 billion in benefits to households and businesses - aimed at growing incomes and strengthening society. Part of this is a S$3.2 billion one-off "Grow and Share" package - announced by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam when he delivered this year's Budget in Parliament on Friday. On the back of last year's exceptional economic growth, the Government has also decided to put back into past reserves the S$4 billion drawn out for the Resilience package - introduced to help the country cope with the global financial crisis. All adult citizens can look forward to Growth Dividends of between S$100 and S$800, depending on their annual income and the value of their homes. NSFs and NSmen also get an additional S$100. The payout will be given by May 1, benefiting about 2.5 million Singaporeans There will also be a o...

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