The Department of Finance (DOF) has reiterated its position that the revenue generation and health … Continue reading DOF: No conflict between sin tax revenue and health goals
The Department of Finance (DOF) has thanked Senate ways and means chairperson Senator Pia Cayetano … Continue reading DOF thanks Cayetano, Salceda for ‘unified’ position on higher vapes tax
The World Health Organization (WHO) has described the Philippines’ efforts to impose higher excise taxes … Continue reading WHO hails PHL as global “forerunner” in taxing ‘sin’ products to promote health
Over 1,000 entrepreneurs take part in ‘Sulong’ regional forumsDate Posted: April 29, 2019
More than 1,000 entrepreneurs, mostly representing small and medium enterprises (SMEs), were consulted by the … Continue reading Over 1,000 entrepreneurs take part in ‘Sulong’ regional forums
DOF to urge Congress to pass higher tobacco tax rates to further discourage smoking, raise more healthcare fundsDate Posted: April 29, 2019
The Department of Finance (DOF) will “try its best” until the last minute to convince the Congress to impose new “sin” tax rates on tobacco products that will make cigarettes pricey enough to further discourage smoking, especially among teenagers.