Rappler's latest stories on taxes in the Philippines
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
(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 Philippine Economic Zone Authority Board changes its tune after a 'cordial' meeting and now backs the bill seeking to rationalize tax perks
If passed, the new set of taxes for alcohol and cigarette products will yield P40 billion to P50 billion in revenues
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the discounts available to persons with disabilities and which items are exempt from value-added tax
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
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.
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
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 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 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 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
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses what to do next if you missed the April 15 deadline for filing income tax returns
The deadline for filing income tax returns is Monday, April 15. Those who will not be able to pay on Monday will face penalties.
The Philippine Tax Whiz tells taxpayers what they need to know about filing income tax returns, which are due on Monday, April 15
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the different methods for filing returns and paying taxes
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the new forms for corporations and when they should file their income tax returns
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses when to use the new BIR Form Nos. 1701 and 1701A
Who are qualified for substituted filing? Find out from the Philippine Tax Whiz!
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses a way to start businesses without official receipts
The Philippine Tax Whiz breaks down the tax amnesty on delinquencies
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the provisions of the recently passed estate tax amnesty
As fuel serves as a key component in production of goods, a number of senatorial candidates called for a repeal in the fuel excise tax law
For tax expert Mon Abrea, President Rodrigo Duterte should have thrown out the tax amnesty law completely, as it is now unable to execute its main goals
President Rodrigo Duterte vetoes the general tax amnesty provision of Republic Act No. 11213, which would have provided relief to people who failed to pay correct taxes
The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the new Bureau of Internal Revenue form for individuals' income tax returns