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How will the proposed tax reform package affect Filipinos?

Jun 24, 2017 - 9:59 AM

Take a look at how the Duterte administration s proposed tax reform package will affect your take home pay and the prices of commodities

EFFECT ON FILIPINOS. The proposed tax measure will have an impact on Filipino workers' salaries and the prices of fuel and other commodities.

The problem with our tax system and how it affects us

Jan 21, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Not only do our taxes disproportionately burden the poor and benefit the rich but they also yield too little revenue given the distortions they create Needless to say both problems need to be resolved soon

BIR-audited taxpayers 'just being harassed' – tax expert

Apr 29, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Reforming the Bureau of Internal Revenue and overhauling the 19 year old tax system is a challenge for the next administration says tax reform advocate Mon Abrea

GENUINE TAX REFORM. Mon Abrea of the Abrea Consulting Group says genuine tax reform should include rationalizing tax rates and fixing bureaucratic processes. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Tax cuts as campaign promise? Overhaul tax system, economists say

Apr 23, 2016 - 9:00 AM

While two presidential candidates promise outright tax exemptions economists say a comprehensive overhaul is more sustainable and feasible

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Plans and promises: Presidential bets on taxation

Apr 14, 2016 - 6:03 PM

Two candidates have made outright promises to exempt low income earners from paying income taxes while the rest say they re open to reviewing the tax code

TAX SYSTEM. All 5 presidential candidates say they're open to reviewing the tax system, with two proposing income tax exemptions.

Do VP bets support tax reform?

Mar 31, 2016 - 10:24 AM

Over taxation is among the primary concerns of Filipinos particularly the middle class

TALK TAX. All vice presidential hopefuls say they support lowering income tax rates.

Steve Forbes: PH needs tax reform to sustain economic stability

Oct 12, 2015 - 9:30 PM

The media mogul behind Forbes Media says the growth in the Philippines will be sustainable should it continue to make reforms

Gov't underspending is 'epic incompetence' – Diokno

Aug 07, 2015 - 3:14 PM

The former budget secretary says Filipinos bear the brunt of government s underspending

NEW PLAN. President Benigno Aquino III signing into law the P2.606-trillion budget for 2015. File photo by Rappler

PH joins OECD committee on fiscal affairs by Jan 2015

Nov 17, 2014 - 3:58 PM

The inclusion is seen to aid the country in its fight against base erosion and profit sharing by some multinational firms

Self-employed: What to consider in filing your tax return

Mar 31, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Did you just resign from your job to start your own business or do freelance work? Here are things you need when filing and paying your own taxes

A year of sin tax: More work ahead

Dec 21, 2013 - 10:41 PM

Even with an increase in excise taxes since the sin tax law was enacted the country s cigarette and tobacco prices are still among the lowest in the world

A year of sin tax: Too early to assess public health impact

Dec 20, 2013 - 4:34 PM

Revenues however is giving the DOH its highest budget increase in history: a 58 from P53 billion in 2013 to approximately P84 billion in 2014

GAMECHANGER. DOH Undersecretary Ted Herbosa (R), BIR Commissioner Kim Henares (C) and Rep Isidro Ungab during a forum on the sin tax law. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler