BIR files tax cases vs. Talk 'N Text stars

MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has filed tax cases against professional basketball players Jim Olmedo Alapag and Jared Ryan Dillinger of Smart Communications' Talk ‘N Text TropangTexters team.

In a statement on Friday, March 14, BIR said it has filed the cases against the sports stars at the Department of Justice as part of its name-and-shame campaign against tax evaders.

Based on BIR's investigation, the cases against the sports personalities are as follows:

Case vs. Jim Olmedo Alapag:

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Case vs. Jared Ryan Dillinger