KUALA LUMPUR – The government has decided to extend the RM500 Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia (BR1M) scheme dateline to 15 February 2012. The extension is made to help those whom are unable to send in their forms last Tuesday to submit the forms.

Those concerned are requested to send in their forms to any Inland Revenue Board (IRB) offices and agencies handling the aid, while those who have submitted their forms can check their application status by calling the BR1M hotline at 1-800-222-500 and 1-300-88-3010 beginning Monday.

The BR1M scheme was announced by the government to aid those earning RM3000 and below.

Source: The Star