WHAT IS THE

COMPREHENSIVE TAX REFORM PROGRAM?


The Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) is needed to accelerate poverty reduction and to sustainably address inequality, in order to attain the President's promise of tunay na pagbabago. By making the tax system simpler, fairer, and more efficient, additional - and a more sustainable stream of - revenues will be generated to make meaningful investments in our people and infrastructure, which will help achieve our vision for the Philippines.
Package 1:
TRAIN
Package 1B:
Tax Amnesty
Package 2:
CREATE
Package 2+:
Sin Taxes
Package 2+:
Mining Taxes
Package 3:
Real Property Valuation
Package 4:
Passive Income and Financial Taxes

Motor Vehicle User's Charge

Package 1: TRAIN

The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) under the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program seeks to correct a number of deficiencies in the tax system to make it simpler, fairer, and more efficient. Read more

Package 1B: Tax Amnesty

The Tax Amnesty Act lets errant taxpayers affordably settle their outstanding tax liabilities, allowing for a “fresh start,” while also providing the government with additional revenues for its priority infrastructure and social programs. At the same time, it signals the start of a more aggressive tax enforcement campaign by tax authorities. Read more

Package 1C: Motor Vehicle User's Charge

The motor vehicle users charge (MVUC) was introduced to provide adequate funding for maintenance of national and provincial roads. It also aims to address air pollution from motor vehicles. Read more
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Package 2: CREATE

Package 2 of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) seeks to lower the corporate income tax (CIT) rate gradually from 30% to 20%, reorient fiscal incentives toward strategic growth industries, and make incentives available to investors who make net positive contributions to society. Read more

Package 2+: Sin Taxes

Package 2+ of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program includes proposed reforms on mining and sin taxes. Both proposals complement the enacted TRAIN law to generate additional revenues; make the tax system simpler, fairer, and more efficient; and align with President Duterte’s priority programs on social and environmental protection. Read more

Package 2+: Mining Taxes

Package 2+ of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program includes proposed reforms on mining and sin taxes. Both proposals are to complement the enacted TRAIN law to generate additional revenues, make the tax system simpler, fairer, and more efficient, and align with President Duterte’s priority programs on social and environmental protection. Read more
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Date Posted: June 24, 2019
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Package 3: Real Property Valuation

Package 3 of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program aims to introduce vital reforms to promote the development of a just, equitable, and efficient real property valuation system. Read more

Package 4: Passive Income and Financial Taxes

Package 4 of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP) provides a window of opportunity to achieve much-needed tax reform in the financial sector, an ingredient that could fuel and direct the movement of capital to where they are most needed, so that higher, sustainable, and more inclusive growth can be achieved. Read more

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