‘I have served the people well. I gave my all, and I’m proud to say that my integrity is intact,’ says the social welfare secretary
ASEAN can be act as a launching pad for roaming coverage, as does the EU, which allows roaming health coverage for any EU citizen in any EU country
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says incentives for BPO companies will remain. The fate of milk products in the proposed tax reform package, however, is still up in the air.
As senators express concern about effects of higher fuel prices on basic commodities, they ask the Department of Finance: 'Why not prioritize taxes on coal, the dirtiest fuel, instead of petroleum products?'
This will be given in cash to 10 million poor households once the tax reform proposal is signed into law
The Philippine Tax Whiz shares his assessment of how the Bureau of Internal Revenue performed during its first year under Commissioner Caesar Dulay
The President prefers to let Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez handle the mess, saying he'll only step in if there is a 'compelling reason' to do so
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'Minahalan mo sasakyan, 'di inayos mass transit, kawawa dito commuters natin,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
'The President accepted that the Senate will retain flexibility insofar as finally deciding the amounts of taxes,' Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says after legislators' 3-hour meeting with the Chief Executive
After two hearings, Congress still has no adequate answers as to why the BIR accepted P65.4 million to settle 3 years of tax discrepancies valued at P8.7 billion
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte has also requested additional 20,000 soldiers in Mindanao
Cristiano Ronaldo, the highest paid sportsman, is accused of evading $17.3 million in tax
Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo of having evaded 14.7 million euros ($17.3 million) in tax
The so-called 'snippet tax' proposal is only one of several components of a major EU draft law intended to update European copyright law in the digital age
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto says the issue of government underspending is crucial in the Senate debates on the tax reform bill
The Senate is set to constitute a committee of the whole to discuss the controversial tax reform bill with the country's economic managers
The Bureau of Internal Revenue should be 'practical,' says the senator, since collecting dues is more important than long legal battles
'It's not Sonny's job singly, or it's not his fault at all, that we seem slow. And we are not slow. He's been hearing it,' says Senator Loren Legarda after the President zeroed in on Senator Juan Edgardo Angara
'I would suggest to the Senate – there are 24 sovereignties in the Senate, you cannot dictate to the senators, that's my experience – to act in accordance with their perception of what is best for the people'
Rappler compiles the following highlights of President Rodrigo Duterte's second State of the Nation Address
The President tells Senator Angara to 'watch out in the elections' after noticing the legislator did not clap on his request for the passage of the tax reform bill
President Rodrigo Duterte says the money will fund rebuilding efforts in war-torn Marawi, and also in Ormoc City which was struck by a strong earthquake
Asked if she will be attending the tobacco funds probe the next day, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says, 'I have no idea. Pine-pray over ko pa'
Representative Reynaldo Umali says the Ilocos Norte governor engages in 'forum shopping' by urging the SC to take over the case of detained provincial executives
The curriculum will include 'technical aspects of tax collection, administration, and compliance'
The Court of Tax Appeals dismisses Jeane's petition for review though the Napoles daughter claims she has new evidence to present
Majority of respondents feel the additional tax will be a burden for consumers
'Kayo na lang po ang humusga,' says the Ilocos Norte governor of photos of Ilocos Norte 1st District Representative Rodolfo Fariñas with her when she distributed the vehicles in 2012
The Philippine Tax Whiz answers the frequently asked questions regarding the program, which seeks to uphold honesty in paying taxes
The actor, who is accused of having a tax liability of P38.57 million, asks the Department of Justice to dismiss the BIR complaint against him for lack of probable cause
(UPDATED) 'Pulitikang lokal ang pinagmulan nito. Bakit hindi ibalik sa Ilocos Norte ang laban na 'yan?' says Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos as she slams the House probe led by Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas
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The embattled tobacco firm offers to pay the government P25 billion to cover tax deficiencies, with the funds to come from the planned sale of its assets to JTI
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The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses how you can pay the right taxes without penalties and compromises
Messi and his father had been convicted of hiding image rights royalties in offshore accounts and had been given jail terms of 21 and 15 months respectively
A tax reform law diluted such that it will generate less than P130 billion is not acceptable for one of Duterte's economic managers
This comes after House Sergeant-at-Arms Roland Detabali filed a motion for the 3 justices of the CA Special 4th Division to inhibit from the case
Missing documents, improper bidding processes, and officials mum on the issue surround the alleged misuse by Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos of millions worth of tobacco funds
Ilocos Norte Provincial Board members approve the resolution against House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, who says he will sue the local officials
The President can no longer take the backseat. The executive and legislative are in a deadlock over tax reform, Dutertenomics' financing hanging in the balance.
The provincial officials' lawyer Estelito Mendoza urges the Court of Appeals to grant their petition for a writ of habeas corpus
Take a look at how the Duterte administration's proposed tax reform package will affect your take-home pay and the prices of commodities
The Philippine Tax Whiz tells non-compliant taxpayers about the consequences of not paying the right taxes
The committee on good government asks appellate court justices to explain their order for the provisional release of the Ilocos Norte officials detained by the House
The good government committee tells the officials, 'If you’re not willing to answer any questions, wala po kaming magagawa kundi ibalik kayo sa detention cell'
The Ilocos Norte governor would be cited in contempt if she skips the House hearing set for July 25, says Representative Johnny Pimentel
Asked whether he was referring to Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas says, 'Your guess is as good as mine, maybe even better'