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

LEDAC to convene soon | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, A. (2019, July 25). LEDAC to convene soon. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937697/ledac-convene-soon LEDAC to convene soon Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) will convene soon to discuss the priority bills enumerated by President Duterte during his … 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

Supreme Court ruling upholding taxes on ‘allowances’ appealed | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2018, August 22). Supreme Court ruling upholding taxes on ‘allowances’ appealed. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 23, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/273695/supreme-court-ruling-upholding-taxes-on-allowances-appealed.html Supreme Court ruling upholding taxes on ‘allowances’ appealed posted August 22, 2018 at 11:20 pm by Rey E. Requejo Various groups of state workers trooped to the Supreme Court on Wednesday to seek for … Continue reading

Growth to pick up in H2: DOF | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Castro, R. (2018, August 16). Growth to pick up in H2: DOF. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 16, 2018 from http://malaya.bayaninetwork.com/business-news/business/growth-pick-h2-dof Growth to pick up in H2: DOF By RUELLE CASTRO August 16, 2018 Carlos Domingues III, secretary of the Department of Finance (DOF) yesterday said economic growth would pick up in the second … Continue reading

TRAIN and toxic greed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: De la Paz, D. (2018, August 14). TRAIN and toxic greed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/14/train-and-toxic-greed/ TRAIN and toxic greed By Dean de la Paz – August 14, 2018 12:20 AM In a small coastal town in rural Sorsogon where the inflation rate is thought to … Continue reading

TRAIN 2 seeks tax imposition on schools, hospital operated by religious organizations » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Casayuran, M. (2018, August 8). TRAIN 2 seeks tax imposition on schools, hospital operated by religious organizations. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 9, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/08/train-2-seeks-tax-imposition-on-schools-hospital-operated-by-religious-organizations/ TRAIN 2 seeks tax imposition on schools, hospital operated by religious organizations Published August 8, 2018, 6:23 PM By Mario Casayuran The proposed Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion … 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

SC rules LGUs’ ‘just share’ to be sourced from all national taxes

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, July 05). SC rules LGUs’ ‘just share’ to be sourced from all national taxes. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 05, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/sc-rules-lgus%E2%80%99-%E2%80%98just-share%E2%80%99-be-sourced-all-national-taxes SC rules LGUs’ ‘just share’ to be sourced from all national taxes July 05, 2018 THE Supreme Court has ruled the “just share” of local government units (LGUs) … Continue reading

Poe seeks urgent implementation of excise taxes mitigating measures » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Terrazola, V. E. (2018, June 5). Poe seeks urgent implementation of excise taxes mitigating measures. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved June 6, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/06/05/poe-seeks-urgent-implementation-of-excise-taxes-mitigating-measures/ Poe seeks urgent implementation of excise taxes mitigating measures Published June 5, 2018, 3:34 PM By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senator Grace Poe formally sought concerned government agencies for the implementation of … Continue reading

Excise taxation perpetuates wealth maldistribution | Manila Standard

Reference: Romero, R. (2018, May 22). Excise taxation perpetuates wealth maldistribution. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved May 22, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/opinion/columns/business-class-by-rudy-romero/266212/excise-taxation-perpetuates-wealth-maldistribution.html Excise taxation perpetuates wealth maldistribution posted May 22, 2018 at 12:00 am by Rudy Romero There is no country in this world where wealth is distributed equally among its citizens, with the degree of wealth disparity varying … Continue reading

Bam eyes suspension of TRAIN amid rising prices | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Morallo, A. (2018, May 9). Bam eyes suspension of TRAIN amid rising prices. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 10, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/09/1813659/bam-eyes-suspension-train-amid-rising-prices Bam eyes suspension of TRAIN amid rising prices Audrey Morallo (philstar.com) – May 9, 2018 – 5:25pm MANILA, Philippines — Amid the concern over rising prices attributed to the first package of the … Continue reading

TRAIN suspension to do more harm than good: Diokno

Reference: Celis, A. & Lopez, J. P. (2018, May 10). TRAIN suspension to do more harm than good: Diokno. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 10, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/train-suspension-do-more-harm-good-diokno TRAIN suspension to do more harm than good: Diokno May 10, 2018 By ANGELA CELIS and JP LOPEZ Suspending the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) … Continue reading

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