Unlike other countries where winnings are taxed at both federal and state levels, Singapore does not have any such taxes. However, there is a minimum 24 per cent federal withholding tax that must be paid by the recipient before they can receive their winnings. The tax is levied on winnings that are paid into a bank account in Singapore or from deposits made with approved finance companies licensed to operate in Singapore. The taxes are imposed by the Internal Revenue Service, and not by Singapore Pools.
There are many ways to play the lottery in Singapore. You can either buy tickets from authorised agents, or you can play online. You can also find out the results of the lottery draws on the official website. However, it is important to know the rules and regulations of the lottery in order to avoid scams and other problems.
The Singapore Pools 4D Lottery is a popular game that gives players the chance to win prizes by selecting a four-digit number from 0000 to 9999. You can choose your own numbers or use QuickPick, which randomly selects a number for you. The minimum cost to play is $1, and the draws happen every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at 6:30 pm. Depending on how many digits you match, you can win a small prize or a large one. In addition to the main prizes, there are also ten consolation prizes. The easing of COVID-19 restrictions has led to a surge in gambling, and the last Tote Board financial year saw SGD9.2 billion wagered on sports and lottery products.