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The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the changes in documentary stamp tax rates under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
Are exporters required to pay value-added tax? The Philippine Tax Whiz explains.
Tax expert Mon Abrea gives his unsolicited advice to the government on how to implement genuine tax reform
Senator Juan Edgardo 'Sonny' Angara pushes for remedial measures to cushion the impact of the Duterte administration's tax reform law
Senator Grace Poe says the Duterte administration failed to deliver promises that were supposed to cushion the impact of the TRAIN law
(3rd UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte is implementing this in a bid to ease inflation and 'allow the public to manage their finances better'
Opposition lawmakers argue suspending the excise tax increases on fuel and oil products will help curb rising inflation
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?
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian says they have to assess how the implementation of the tax reform law should proceed in 2019, given the 'slow' pace of measures to help the poor
Watch the hearing live on Thursday, August 16
Rappler talks to tax expert Mon Abrea about the opportunities and threats under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua says the government would lose P62 billion in revenue upon the implementation of the proposal in 2021
The Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines also says cutting corporate tax incentives would lead to the closure of some hospitals
Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua says underperforming private schools are very profitable and enjoy tax perks
Economic managers aim to cut corporate taxes and push for a simpler fiscal incentive scheme, so what's stopping them? Two Goliaths: politics and money.
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo says the tax reforms are part of her promise to fulfill President Rodrigo Duterte's legislative agenda in the House
The agencies warn that the 2nd tranche of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law might spook investors and may even be unconstitutional
President Rodrigo Duterte says some have 'incorrectly blamed' the price increases in the past months to the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law
Bolang kristal ba ang kinonsulta ng mga ekonomista ni Duterte?
The Philippine Tax Whiz explains the impact of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law on the prices of automobiles
Women's rights group Oriang says poor women suffer the most under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law
The Philippine Tax Whiz lets us know about provisions in the TRAIN law meant to help the poorest of the population
'Ang sabi po ngayon, na hindi sapat ang tinutulong na P200 a month. Totoo naman pong hindi,' says Social Welfare Acting Secretary Virginia Orogo
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the National Food Authority's 'incompetence' caused panic which resulted in higher rice prices
National Economic and Development Authority Secretary Ernesto Pernia says at least two family members should work to allow the family to live a comfortable life
'We must stay the course,' the economic managers say in a joint statement as they defended the tax reform law as crucial to progress
'There's no value in giving so much importance of what I want because, kung sabihin ko naman na, huwag, it would be needed for the 'Build Build Build,' at kung sabihin nila, talagang palitan natin, wala naman akong magawa,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
Senator Grace Poe says the funds are needed to help the poor and affected sectors cope with higher prices due to the tax reform law
The Philippine Association of Multinational Companies Regional Headquarters Inc. warns legislators that the removal of tax incentives may scare away foreign investors
Economics PhD student JC Punongbayan explains in Part 2 of this Economics Series why TRAIN may be ill-timed, which sector is worst hit by inflation and why Build, Build, Build may be bad for traffic
The Commission on Audit notes that 21 out of 25 proposed school building projects in 2017 are delayed after being sent back for cost adjustment
Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate says Solicitor General Jose Calida's argument is 'deceptive and misleading'
(3rd UPDATE) Inflation hits its highest quarterly average since 2014 as the tax reform law, higher oil prices, a weaker peso, and the tightening of US monetary policy take their toll
A Nielsen study shows consumers have been drinking less sugary drinks and even taking items out of their grocery baskets, as prices rose with the implementation of the tax reform law
In the mad rush to get the tax reform law going, government may have inadvertently trampled on and railroaded the poor
Ateneo de Zamboanga University students make a parody video inspired by Dua Lipa's hit song, featuring lyrics about the tax reform law
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
Dennis Mapa, dean of the UP Diliman School of Statistics, also says the P200 monthly subsidy for poor Filipino households is not enough to offset the impact of the tax reform law
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
The Philippine Tax Whiz answers questions about withholding tax following the implementation of the tax reform law
'This restructuring has been a very difficult decision. We have the utmost respect for our employees and we have strived for fairness in executing every facet of our reorganization,' says Coca-Cola FEMSA statement
Alfredo Marañon, national leader for Federation and Cooperation of Cola, Beverage, and Allied Industry Unions, says that the reason for the lay-off was not discussed properly with union leaders
'With income tax collections expected to drop due to the implementation of TRAIN, this year will be extra challenging for the Bureau of Internal Revenue'
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas sees inflation hitting 4.3% in 2018, and 3.5% in 2019
The government attributes the increase partly to the tax reform law, which took effect in January
Energy Assistant Secretary Leonido Pulido III says that 'based on the increase in the existing tax law, there should be no immediate need to raise PUV fares'
Here's a step-by-step guide to compute for your new income tax under the tax reform law
The Philippine Tax Whiz answers questions on the new excise tax on cosmetic surgery