Chambers pitch concerns to Congress | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 18). Chambers pitch concerns to Congress. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/chambers-pitch-concerns-to-congress/ Chambers pitch concerns to Congress By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – July 18, 2019 | 12:31 am LEGISLATIVE measures that will open the country to more foreign investments, increase jobs and further reform the tax system top … Continue reading

Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 17). Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/less-hurdles-seen-for-other-tax-reforms/ Less hurdles seen for other tax reforms July 17, 2019 | 12:33 am THE GOVERNMENT is confident the remaining packages of its tax reform program will encounter less obstacles in the 18th Congress that convenes … Continue reading

Senate chief seeks to hike state’s take from miners | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 10). Senate chief seeks to hike state’s take from miners. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senate-chief-seeks-to-hike-states-take-from-miners/ Senate chief seeks to hike state’s take from miners By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – July 10, 2019 | 12:31 am A MEASURE increasing the government’s take from mining revenues, which forms part of … Continue reading

Finance chief seeks to assure new lawmakers on tax reform | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, July 02). Finance chief seeks to assure new lawmakers on tax reform. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/finance-chief-seeks-to-assure-new-lawmakers-on-tax-reform/ Finance chief seeks to assure new lawmakers on tax reform By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – July 2, 2019 | 12:31 am ‘The message from the electorate is that if the tax reform is … Continue reading

DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks | BusinessWorld

Reference: (2019, June 28). DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/dof-congress-amenable-to-weekly-talks/ DoF, Congress amenable to weekly talks By Charmaine A. Tadalan, Reporter – June 28, 2019 Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III believes closer coordination with Congress will facilitate reform legislation. THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) on Thursday proposed more frequent … Continue reading

Senate pushes bigger increase in tobacco tax | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. (2019, May 24). Business World. Retrieved May 24, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/senate-pushes-bigger-increase-in-tobacco-tax/ Senate pushes bigger increase in tobacco tax May 24, 2019 | 12:31 am By Charmaine A. Tadalan Reporter THE SENATE is pushing a bigger increase in excise tax on tobacco products, proposing a hike to P45-60 per pack by 2023 from … Continue reading

Fuel tax hike suspended, but current tax stays | Philstar.com

Reference: Padin, M.G. (2018, November 15). Fuel tax hike suspended, but current tax stays. Philstar.com. Retrieved November 15, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/11/15/1868776/fuel-tax-hike-suspended-current-tax-stays Fuel tax hike suspended, but current tax stays Mary Grace Padin (The Philippine Star) – November 15, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has approved the recommendation of economic managers to suspend … Continue reading

House seeks price council’s plan to cushion inflation | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. & Mariano, N. (2018, September 11). House seeks price council’s plan to cushion inflation. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved September 11, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/275237/house-seeks-price-council-s-plan-to-cushion-inflation.html. House seeks price council’s plan to cushion inflation posted September 11, 2018 at 01:30 am by Maricel Cruz and Nathaniel A. Mariano House leaders will ask the National Price Coordinating Council to submit … Continue reading

Palace ready to stop TRAIN if oil reaches $80 per barrel » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Kabiling, G. (2018, May 22). Palace ready to stop TRAIN if oil reaches $80 per barrel. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 22, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/22/palace-ready-to-stop-train-if-oil-reaches-80-per-barrel/ Palace ready to stop TRAIN if oil reaches $80 per barrel Published May 22, 2018, 3:07 PM By Genalyn Kabiling The government is prepared to suspend the fuel excise taxes … Continue reading

Alejano wants House to review ‘burdensome’ TRAIN » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Quismorio, E. (2018, May 8). Alejano wants House to review ‘burdensome’ TRAIN. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 10, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/08/alejano-wants-house-to-review-burdensome-train/ Alejano wants House to review ‘burdensome’ TRAIN Published May 8, 2018, 6:43 PM By Ellson Quismorio Magdalo Partylist Rep. Gary Alejano is seeking a congressional review of the recently enacted Republic Act 10963 or … Continue reading

3 senators want TRAIN temporarily grounded | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Lopez, J. (2018, May 09). 3 senators want TRAIN temporarily grounded. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 09, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/3-senators-want-train-temporarily-grounded 3 senators want TRAIN temporarily grounded By JP LOPEZ May 09, 2018 THREE senators yesterday called on government economic managers to review the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law and temporarily suspend … Continue reading

Is TRAIN on the right track? | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Del Rosario, G. (2018 March 19). Is TRAIN on the right track? The Manila Times Online. Retrieved March 19, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/is-train-on-the-right-track/387128/ Is TRAIN on the right track? BY GLENN T. DEL ROSARIO, TMT ON March 19, 2018 It has been almost three months since Republic Act No. 10963 (Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion, … Continue reading

Taxing vanity | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Gabion, C. (2018, February 05). Taxing vanity. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved January 22, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/taxing-vanity/378274/ Taxing vanity BY CASSANDRA ANDREIA GABION ON February 05, 2018 The first package of the current administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, otherwise known as Republic Act No. 10963, which took effect on January 1, … Continue reading

Fresh tax hikes eyed under ‘Package 2 Plus’ | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Caraballo, M. (2018, January 24). Fresh tax hikes eyed under ‘Package 2 Plus’. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved January 24, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/fresh-tax-hikes-eyed-package-2-plus/376128/ Fresh tax hikes eyed under ‘Package 2 Plus’ by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, TMT ON JANUARY 24, 2018 A supplement to Package 2 of the government’s Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) will be submitted … Continue reading

The Christmas gift of Train | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Ng, A. (2018, January 10). The Christmas gift of Train. The Manila Times. Retrieved January 10, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/christmas-gift-train/373392/ The Christmas gift of Train | The Manila Times Online BY ANTON NG ON JANUARY 10, 2018 There were still some more friends we had to meet up with over the weekend as part of … Continue reading

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