Published: Dec 03, 2019
The Cabinet today (December 3) approved the Finance Ministry's proposed regulations to waive personal income tax on the financial privileges given to registered consumers, under the government's economic stimulus package "Eat, Shop, Spend".
Published: Oct 25, 2019
The Cabinet has approved the second phase of the government's economic stimulus “Eat, Shop, Spend” and support measures for the property sector to enhance growth, Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana said today (October 25).
Published: Oct 19, 2019
The second phase of the “Eat, Shop, Spend” economic stimulus package will limit the number of those registered at a maximum of 2 million but will offer more cash back for spending, Charnkit Detvitak, vice minister attached to the PM’s Office has said.
Published: Oct 15, 2019
As of October 9, as many as 10 million people had registered for the government’s Bt10-trillion “Eat, Shop, Spend” campaign since it was launched on September 23. Under the project, registrants are given a Bt1,000 coupon to spend. Though the project is seen as a populist policy, there are many sectors that will benefit from the campaign, with IT experts seeing this as a first step towards turning Thailand into a cashless society.
Published: Sep 30, 2019
Deputy Prime Minister for economic affairs Somkid Jatusripitak said on Monday (September 30) that the government is considering expanding the 10-million participants limit in the “Eat, Shop, Spend” scheme as the campaign has earned an overwhelming response. The Finance Ministry will also look into the possibility of boosting the Bt19-billion budget.