Rappler's latest stories on Philippines tax reform
House committee on ways and means chair Joey Salceda is expected to sponsor the Trabaho bill for 2nd reading on the same day his panel approves it
Oil companies will hike diesel prices by P0.70 per liter and gasoline by P0.80 per liter amid price movements in the global market
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the new rules on interest penalty under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the changes to allowable deductions under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
The Philippine Tax Whiz consolidates all the new alphanumeric tax codes (ATCs) under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the changes in documentary stamp tax rates under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
The Action for Economic Reforms says Senator Sonny Angara can pass on the Trabaho bill to other lawmakers if he fears the measure will hurt his reelection bid
Rappler talks to Chito Zaldarriaga, president of the Philippine Ecozones Association, about their take on the Duterte administration's second tax reform package
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the impact of the Trabaho bill to ordinary taxpayers
'We are advocating for the continued operation of PEZA as it is now. And also making sure that rationalizing our incentives [that] it is still competitive with the rest of the region,' a business group executive says
(UPDATED) But opposition lawmakers vote no to the Tax Reform for Attracting Better and Higher Quality Opportunities bill, arguing it would lead to job losses
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo herself is present at the plenary to ensure the approval of the tax reform measure
Will our lawmakers seize this golden opportunity or will they resign us to a future of unintended consequences?
Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua says over 97,000 small and medium enterprises can expand their businesses and generate more jobs due to lower taxes
Watch the hearing live on Thursday, August 16
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV says those who need subsidy exceed the 10 million projected under the budget department
The Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines also says cutting corporate tax incentives would lead to the closure of some hospitals
The Philippine Tax Whiz explains the impact of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law on the prices of automobiles
The Philippine Tax Whiz lets us know about provisions in the TRAIN law meant to help the poorest of the population
Step down from your ivory tower and embrace reality – the reality of the shrinking peso, in the truest meaning of the word
In these tough times, government officials must be wary of populist policies that could make matters worse. They should also avoid making callous remarks that tend to belittle the poor and add insult to their economic injury.
Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate says Solicitor General Jose Calida's argument is 'deceptive and misleading'
Nang naupo si Rodrigo Duterte bilang pangulo, nasa 2% lamang ang inflation rate – ngayon, 19 buwan pa lamang ang nakalilipas, halos sagad na ito sa target ng gobyerno na 4%
This comes after a Malacañang veto effectively raised the cost of doing business in the Philippines, says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV
Historically, when we burn coal or use petroleum products, we generally do not pay for the actual price of the carbon emissions brought about by these fossil fuels
Here's a step-by-step guide to compute for your new income tax under the tax reform law
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With most mass market vehicles costing more because of the tax reform law, the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Incorporated (CAMPI) projects flat growth in sales this 2018
(UPDATED) Leftist lawmakers argue that the House had no quorum and did not call a vote when it ratified the joint bicameral conference report on the Train bill
'All in all, the first package of TRAIN was an opportunity to correct many problems that have long ailed our tax system. While a step in the right direction, many of TRAIN’s well-meaning provisions got watered down by politicians.'
The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines says it would seek a nationwide wage increase if the tax reform law triggers 'exorbitant' inflation
Some economists are concerned that less revenues from the proposed tax reform package could jeopardize the Duterte administration's P8-trillion infrastructure program
This will be given in cash to 10 million poor households once the tax reform proposal is signed into law
Take a look at how the Duterte administration s proposed tax reform package will affect your take home pay and the prices of commodities
ALU TUCP says the tax reform package just passed by the House is not uplifting because those who are already poor workers would become even poorer
19 former heads and deputy chiefs of the Department of Finance and the National Economic and Development Authority say the comprehensive tax reform plan would correct the structural weaknesses of the system
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez also calls out the DOF for failing to include specific proposals to make tax collection more efficient
The first of 4 packages to be submitted includes the restructuring of personal income tax reducing the coverage of VAT exemptions and raising fuel excise tax
The outgoing finance chief expresses confidence in the incoming economic team whose members he says have the experience and expertise to navigate a fiscally sustainable path in today s lending environment