The Department of Finance (DOF) expects inflation to hit another 9-year high
Why living in the now is not always the best piece of advice
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
The investors raise concerns in a meeting with House officials and the Department of Finance to tackle the tax reforms under the Trabaho bill
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says foreigners 'will not invest' if the rules under federalism are not clear
'We are not naive. We know all ODA (official development assistance) projects of all countries are designed to influence,' says Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III
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.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III forms a high-level task force to recover the P11 billion worth of undue tax credits
The Commission on Audit (COA) recommends that the Department of Finance come up with a 'more realistic budget proposal'
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They say they don’t have enough money for that, according to a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas survey
Chances are, you’ve already encountered one or more of these kinds of advisors
Build, Build, Build is currently financed by taxes, official development assistance, and commercial loans
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III previously said the samurai bond sale will happen sometime in the 3rd or 4th quarter of the year
(UPDATED) The Social Housing Finance Corporation gave the go-signal to start construction of a relocation project for 864 informal settler families from Valenzuela City within a site prone to flooding, tsunami, and unstable ground
Ex-Department of Finance undersecretary Sunny Sevilla says he is 'dumbfounded' by his former agency's 'tone-deaf, misleading economic commentary'
Step down from your ivory tower and embrace reality – the reality of the shrinking peso, in the truest meaning of the word
They are now required to register and submit deeds of undertaking to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Act, as well as attend regular trainings
The Philippines' budget deficit from January to April is at P115.9 billion, lower than the P167.1-billion projection
The proposed amount is more than twice the average allocation, and could be the agency's largest budget if approved
You can never go wrong with value-for-money purchases!
The Bureau of Internal Revenue investigates an unnamed individual who tried to claim the P52-million worth of Maute loot
All candidates, winning or losing, must submit their statement of contributions and expenses (SOCE) to Comelec within 30 days after the elections
Harnessing solar energy through small off-grid systems to power community livelihood and provide basic energy solutions is a big first step in ensuring energy access especially for people who hardly have any resources for electrification
Competition and innovation in finance are powerful forces for change and have the potential to benefit people across Southeast Asia
Customs Commissioner Lapena says, 'smugglers nowadays are bold to import these counterfeit items because majority of the Filipinos patronize fake products (for) its cheaper price'
Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the revenues would help pay off Japan's loan for the construction of the subway
The MOU is for the construction of an industrial park in Banaybanay town which will feature a 1,200-megawatt liquified natural gas combined cycle power plant, among other facilities
In this social experiment, Filipinos from different backgrounds are asked questions on what it takes to make your goals into a reality
During the country’s annual briefing with the Asian Development Bank, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says, 'Mindanao today is at the front and center of the Build, Build, Build infrastructure program'
Customs chief Isidro Lapeña says the bureau has to sustain until yearend the P2-billion monthly collection surplus it has registered so far
'Our efforts to create a more business- and investor-friendly environment are gaining traction,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, after an American firm ranked the Philippines as the best country to invest in
The Department of Finance attributes this to the higher prices of sin products such as cigarettes and alcoholic beverages
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
The loan will go towards expanding the Plaridel Bypass Road from two lanes to a 4-lane carriageway national road
'Dapat naman po bago kayo nagbitaw nang gano’n, humingi kayo ng pahintulot ng magulang... Masakit para sa isang magulang na mawalan ng anak,' says a mother of a now dead vaccinee in Muntinlupa
The Philippine government earmarks less than P90 million for the hosting of the Asian Development Bank annual meeting in 2018, lower than the P200 million it spent in 2012
Digital influencers as endorsers of brands are nothing new. But what happens when a politician is the product?
(UPDATED) The virtual currency falls to $5,992 for the first time since mid-November, according to Bloomberg News, and represents the latest hammering for a unit that saw a stratospheric 26-fold rise last year
Excise tax payments on Mighty brands surge by 262% to P20.22 billion from September to December 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, when Mighty was still controlled by its previous owners
The Philippine Tax Whiz answers questions on the new excise tax on cosmetic surgery
President Rodrigo Duterte, remembering the Marawi crisis, stressed the importance of cooperation for timely and thorough intelligence gathering and analysis
The scholarships are for employees – to train the next generation of public finance managers – while the DOF supports a JICA program open to those in the private sector
The Philippine Tax Whiz explains what the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law is all about
A total of 10 million families would benefit from the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) scheme, says the Department of Social Welfare and Development
'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.'
Payroll managers start adjusting their systems to reflect the new withholding tax rates. Supermarkets, oil retailers, convenience stores, and even sidewalk vendors begin updating their price lists.
The National Tax Research Center says this increase would discourage low-income earners from gambling and would also lead to higher revenue collection for infrastructure projects
This is part of the Philippine government's campaign against money laundering and terrorism financing
New excise tax rates on petroleum products are levied upon importation, not at the point of sale to the consumers