Rappler's latest stories on taxes
(UPDATED) Beer will be roughly P35 more expensive once the new tax rates kick in
'There are possibilities available, we are working with (US Treasury Secretary) Steven Mnuchin. I made several proposals to him,' French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says
Under the final tranche, excise tax for gasoline and kerosene will increase by P1 per liter, while diesel prices will go up by P1.50
The Department of Energy says oil companies may face large-scale estafa charges if they slap the TRAIN law's new taxes on old stocks in 2020
But the bill won't bring significant revenues for the implementation of the Universal Health Care law as originally planned
'This settlement is another great outcome for the Australian tax system,' says Australian Tax Office Deputy Commissioner Mark Konza
A Supreme Court ruling in the case would come less than 6 months before Americans go to the polls in November 2020
'Either the AMLC report is being manufactured...or the DOJ is simply engaged in a drawn-out fishing expedition,' says the camp of detained Senator Leila de Lima
Voting on 2nd reading, lawmakers give their nod to the 3rd package under the Duterte government's Comprehensive Tax Reform Program
The proposed Passive Income and Financial Intermediary Taxation Act appears unsound, and Congress may want to rethink it before it's too late
The US president's attorneys argue that Trump enjoys immunity both from prosecution and from any acts of investigation
The decision marked the second time an appeals court has denied Donald Trump's attempt to avoid a House subpoena that calls for him to turn over 8 years of accounting documents
Rappler argues that BIR's own witnesses admit this is the first time that a holding company that issued PDRs is being categorized as a 'securities dealer'
President Rodrigo Duterte says increasing taxes on cigarettes and alcohol would 'generate additional revenue' for universal health care
House committee on ways and means chairperson Joey Salceda estimates the tax increases would yield P9 billion, which would help fund the PUV Modernization Program
'Meron diyang food labeling types of intervention.... So nandoon palang ‘yung usapan, wala pang specific proposal para dito sa panukalang ito,' says Finance Assistant Secretary Tony Lambino
Former DOF officials Uldarico Andutan Jr, Raul de Vera, and Rosanna Diala are sentenced to 6 years in jail over the 'fraudulent approval' of a P6-million tax credit certificate for Jam Transit
(UPDATED) Philippine health officials mull over the measure following a recent report that Filipinos consume far more salt than the World Health Organization recommendation
Do online businesses still need to register their business and pay taxes? How will the ongoing tax reforms affect them? The Philippine Tax Whiz answers these questions.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez supports the plan of Albay Representative Joey Salceda to slap more taxes on Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators and their service providers
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