Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 21, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, July 21). Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress. Philstar. Retrieved July 21, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/21/1605071/belmonte-59-lawmakers-post-perfect-attendance-16th-congress MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led 60 … Continue reading

House panel defers voting on BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House panel defers voting on BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 12, 2015 – 12:00am – See more at: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/05/12/1453846/house-panel-defers-voting-bbl#sthash.xvvhjPuk.dpuf MANILA, Philippines – The start of voting on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) by the ad hoc committee in the House of … Continue reading

Congressmen believe ‘People’s Champ’ robbed of victory | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Congressmen believe ‘People’s Champ’ robbed of victory | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/metro/congressmen-believe-people-s-champ-robbed-of-victory retrieved on May 4, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Gerry Baldo Monday, 04 May 2015 00:00 Manny Pacquiao’s collegaues in the House of Representatives could not believe that the Filipino boxing icon lost the … Continue reading

BIR unduly burdening taxpayers – solon | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines

BIR unduly burdening taxpayers – solon | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines. Source: http://www.mb.com.ph/bir-unduly-burdening-taxpayers-solon/ retrieved on April 15, 2015 from Manila Bulletin website by Ben Rosario April 14, 2015 A senior administration congressman chided yesterday the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for “unduly burdening” taxpayers by making them file their annual … Continue reading

BIR scored for adding burdens to Filipinos – Manila Standard Today

BIR scored for adding burdens to Filipinos – Manila Standard Today. By Maricel Cruz | Apr. 15, 2015 at 12:01am A LAWMAKER on Tuesday criticized the Bureau of Internal Revenue for unduly burdening taxpayers by making them file their annual income tax returns twice—first manually or before April 15 and then electronically on or before … Continue reading

Solon: Manual, electronic filing burdens tax filers | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Solon: Manual, electronic filing burdens tax filers | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker criticized the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Tuesday for allegedly adding undue burden to taxpayers by making them file their annual income tax return twice, manually on or before April 15, and electronically on … Continue reading

Gunigundo backs bill improving sin tax law

Gunigundo backs bill improving sin tax law By MST Business | Oct. 24, 2014 at 10:20pm Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2014/10/24/gunigundo-backs-bill-improving-sin-tax-law/ Another lawmaker has backed the immediate passage of House Bill 5013 to strengthen the country’s pro-health and pro-youth initiatives. Valenzuela 2nd District Rep. Magtanggol Gunigundo lauded the bill, seen as an addendum to the sin tax reform … Continue reading

House to overhaul income tax laws

House to overhaul income tax laws By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 1, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/06/01/1329618/house-overhaul-income-tax-laws MANILA, Philippines – The House committee on ways and means is working on a consolidated version of bills seeking to reduce corporate and income taxes that proponents say would boost the economy and increase … Continue reading

Another lawmaker seeks reduction in income tax rate

Another lawmaker seeks reduction in income tax rate By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 21, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/05/21/1325485/another-lawmaker-seeks-reduction-income-tax-rate MANILA, Philippines – Another member of the House of Representatives has proposed a reduction in the income tax rate for workers and employees and other individual taxpayers. In Bill 4273, Quezon Rep. … Continue reading

Suarez demands reopening of probe into missing container vans | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Suarez demands reopening of probe into missing container vans | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or FavorWritten by  Charlie V. ManaloSaturday, 19 January 2013 00:00 With the House of Representatives failing to conclude formally its investigation on the almost 2,000 container vans which mysteriously disappeared while en route from Manila to the Port of … Continue reading

Explain multimillion-peso QC property, Tupas dared | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Explain multimillion-peso QC property, Tupas dared | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. 02/07/2012 House prosecution lead counsel and Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas should explain how he was able to acquire several parcels of lots in a luxurious subdivision in Quezon City and to have a mansion constructed there, a member of the … Continue reading

Taxing employees’ contributions anti-poor — solon

Taxing employees’ contributions anti-poor — solon | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. By Charlie V. Manalo 12/07/2011 Valenzuela Rep. Magi Gunigundo yesterday scored the new directive issued by Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares to tax the contributions to the Social Security Services (SSS), Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), Home … Continue reading

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