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The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines urges government agencies to put in place a 'genuine transition program' for displaced workers before Citira's implementation – not after
The European Union says Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates are among the countries which have implemented tax reforms
The Philippine Economic Zone Authority Board changes its tune after a 'cordial' meeting and now backs the bill seeking to rationalize tax perks
(UPDATED) 'The Court cannot square a vision of presidential immunity that would place the President above the law,' Judge Victor Marrero says in a 75-page ruling rejecting Trump's argument
(UPDATED) The tax department sues the now-defunct INQ7 for tax deficiencies
If passed, the new set of taxes for alcohol and cigarette products will yield P40 billion to P50 billion in revenues
Starbucks is spared from paying 30 million euros to the Netherlands, while Fiat must pay roughly the same amount to Luxembourg
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the discounts available to persons with disabilities and which items are exempt from value-added tax
Senate ways and means committee chairperson Pia Cayetano plays coy on the bill seeking to change the current fiscal incentives regime, but quips that like love, 'wala ring forever'
(3rd UPDATE) The EU's tax demand, made 3 years ago, 'defies reality and common sense,' Apple's lawyer Daniel Beard tells the EU's lower General Court
A total of 170 members of the House of Representatives vote in favor of the Duterte administration's 2nd tax reform package
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses a method of lowering your tax liabilities the right way
Many other things could make or break our country’s attractiveness to investors. Citira's stricter investment incentives may be the least of our worries.
Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua says the surge in investment pledges in the 1st half of 2019 refutes claims of critics of the proposed Corporate Income Tax and Incentive Rationalization Act
But Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas says the Pifita bill 'grossly favors the rich who make fortunes out of thin air in the financial sector'
The House of Representatives approves the Corporate Income Tax and Incentive Rationalization Act (Citira) on 2nd reading
The Passive Income and Financial Intermediary Tax Act (Pifita) bill is the 4th package of the Duterte administration's Comprehensive Tax Reform Program
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the taxes when trading in shares of stock
PEZA Director General Charito Plaza says the current incentives are already 'globally competitive' and could help the Philippines attract investors as companies avoid the US-China trade war
Wine companies say they only have a market share of 1%, and no matter how high taxes are raised, it would only be a 'drop in the bucket' for the government
'May nakikinabang dito, Customs. So how about automation? Computerized na tayo pero there's no automation,' says the senator
You may have heard of estate tax amnesty, but what do you know about estate tax? Learn about it from the Philippine Tax Whiz.
Reyna Apolinario has allegedly not declared income worth P307.7 million from 2017 to 2018
Macron says France would scrap its own digital tax once a new international levy being discussed among 134 OECD countries is in place. France hopes it will be ready in 2020.
The newly signed city ordinance, which takes effect on January 1, 2020, imposes a total of 40% reduction in real property tax in three years. It aims to increase Manila's revenue collection while easing the burden of paying tax obligations
No TIN yet? Changing employers? The Philippine Tax Whiz answers questions about TIN for employees.
Paying taxes will just be a few clicks away, as the government launches a digital tax payment system
The new sin tax bill is the first measure to have successfully hurdled the House in the 18th Congress
Just before it is approved on 2nd reading, the bill increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks is substituted with a new version that expands its coverage
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
The Philippine Tax Whiz talks about mixed income earners and how they are taxed
Under the new law, excise tax on cigarettes will go up to P45 from P35 starting January 1, 2020, to be followed by more increases in succeeding years
The Trabaho bill, which aims to reduce corporate tax and rationalize tax incentives, is mentioned in President Rodrigo Duterte's 4th State of the Nation Address
The Court of Tax Appeals says there is no proof that a certain Analyn Abrera was authorized to receive the notice about Dionisia Pacquiao's tax case on her behalf
The legislation – dubbed the GAFA tax – an acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon – is passed by a simple show of hands in the Senate upper house after previously being passed by the National Assembly lower chamber
The probe into unfair trade practices could pave the way for Washington to impose punitive tariffs – something Trump has done repeatedly since taking office.
The Philippine Tax Whiz answers which form you should use for withholding tax
The Commission on Audit says the city treasurer's office under-collects from 8 big corporate taxpayers
The Philippine Tax Whiz answers what 'business style' refers to in official receipts
Still confused about tax amnesty? The Philippine Tax Whiz answers the most frequently asked questions.
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses how you can finally transfer those long-overdue properties
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the guidelines for handling books of accounts
The bill proposes a starting tax rate of P45 in 2020, followed by a series of annual P5 increases until the rate reaches P60 in 2023
The Philippine Tax Whiz answers the questions of a top withholding agent
The certification of Senate Bill No. 2233 as urgent allows the Senate to pass the measure on second and third and final reading on the same day
The Senate ways and means committee report proposes a starting tax rate of P45 per cigarette pack in 2020, followed by a series of annual P5 increases until the rate reaches P60 in 2023
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses why the 1st quarter ITR is important
The groups ask fellow voters to exert an effort to reach other electorates and educate them about the characteristics leaders must possess
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the process for the tax amnesty on delinquencies, including the forms to use
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the documentary requirements for VAT-exempt medicines