SHAH ALAM: The appeal period for the 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) has been extended to May 31.
Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan (pic) said as at April 20, the government had received a total of 246,911 appeals from unsuccessful applicants.
"A letter has been sent to all unsuccessful applicants with reasons why their applications were rejected.
"So, to appeal, they have to provide supporting documents on why they deserve to receive the BR1M," he told reporters on Monday.
He said the appeal application form could be obtained at any Inland Revenue Board (IRB) offices, or by downloading it from the IRB's website."So far, the Government has distributed RM3.4bil to 6.5 million BR1M recipients nationwide. So, any unsuccessful applicants who feel that they deserve to receive the aid, please file the appeals before May 31," he said. - Bernama