House panel OKs 90% road tax increase | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, November 12). House panel OKs 90% road tax increase. The Philippine Star. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/11/12/1968037/house-panel-oks-90-road-tax-increase House panel OKs 90% road tax increase Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – November 12, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA,Philippines — The House of Representatives committee on ways and means yesterday approved a bill … Continue reading

Senators want travel tax scrapped | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 22). Senators want travel tax scrapped. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senators-want-travel-tax-scrapped/604099/ Senators want travel tax scrapped By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 22, 2019 SENATORS Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, Emmanuel Pacquiao and Francis Pangilinan have filed their respective bills seeking to abolish the travel tax collected in … Continue reading

Senate inquiry into foreign workers’ tax payments pushed | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 18). Senate inquiry into foreign workers’ tax payments pushed. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senate-inquiry-into-foreign-workers-tax-payments-pushed/602100/ Senate inquiry into foreign workers’ tax payments pushed By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 18, 2019 SEN. Sherwin Gatchalian has called on the Senate to hold an inquiry on the uncollected taxes … Continue reading

House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P. A. V. (2019, August 13). House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1153203/house-panel-oks-bill-on-liquor-tax-hike House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:42 PM August 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The House ways and means … 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

Arroyo pushes five measures to tame inflation | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M., Cruz, M. & Mariano, N. (2018, August 03). Arroyo pushes five measures to tame inflation. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 06, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/272056/arroyo-pushes-five-measures-to-tame-inflation.html Arroyo pushes five measures to tame inflation posted August 03, 2018 at 01:20 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta and Maricel V. Cruz, Nathaniel Mariano Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo recommended at least … Continue reading

Sotto signs onward for TRAIN 2 | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2018, August 01). Sotto signs onward for TRAIN 2. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 01, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/01/sotto-signs-onward-for-train-2/ Sotto signs onward for TRAIN 2 By Mario J. Mallari – August 1, 2018 12:05 AM When nobody among his peers stepped forward to take the cause, Senate President … Continue reading

Dominguez unveils details of proposed tax amnesty program | Inquirer News

Reference: de Vera, B. (2018, July 05). Dominguez unveils details of proposed tax amnesty program. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 05, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1007438/dominguez-unveils-details-of-proposed-tax-amnesty-program Dominguez unveils details of proposed tax amnesty program By: Ben O. de Vera – Reporter / @bendeveraINQ Business Inquirer / 03:35 PM July 05, 2018 Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III on Thursday … Continue reading

Aquino urges gov’t to first tackle controversial provisions under current package of TRAIN law » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2018, June 5). Aquino urges gov’t to first tackle controversial provisions under current package of TRAIN law. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved June 6, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/06/05/aquino-urges-govt-to-first-tackle-controversial-provisions-under-current-package-of-train-law/ Aquino urges gov’t to first tackle controversial provisions under current package of TRAIN law Published June 5, 2018, 7:47 PM By Hannah Torregoza Sen. Paolo “Bam” Aquino … Continue reading

Tax practitioners, BIR officers ask Congress to scrap certain guidelines of tax amnesty law » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Ramirez, J. (2018, May 22). Tax practitioners, BIR officers ask Congress to scrap certain guidelines of tax amnesty law. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 22, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/22/tax-practitioners-bir-officers-ask-congress-to-scrap-certain-guidelines-of-tax-amnesty-law/ Tax practitioners, BIR officers ask Congress to scrap certain guidelines of tax amnesty law Published May 22, 2018, 1:44 PM By Jun Ramirez Tax practitioners as well … Continue reading

Bam urges review of TRAIN amid concerns on price increases | Philstar.com

Reference: Morallo, A. (2018, April 25). Bam urges review of TRAIN amid concerns on price increases. Philstar.com. Retrieved April 26, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/04/25/1809400/bam-urges-review-train-amid-concerns-price-increases Bam urges review of TRAIN amid concerns on price increases Audrey Morallo (philstar.com) – April 25, 2018 – 10:35pm MANILA, Philippines — The government should review the tax reform law that kicked … Continue reading

Tax on church-run schools to piggyback on Cha-Cha | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2018, April 09). Tax on church-run schools to piggyback on Cha-Cha. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 10, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/tax-church-run-schools-piggyback-cha-cha Tax on church-run schools to piggyback on Cha-Cha By WENDELL VIGILIA April 09, 2018 SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez wants his proposal to tax schools and businesses run by religious organizations like the Catholic … Continue reading

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