Various organizations, from health advocacy groups to rural poor associations, have voiced their unequivocal support … Continue reading Civil society groups join clamor for higher ‘sin’ taxes
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has made an 11th-hour appeal to senators to speed up … Continue reading DOF appeals anew to senators for passage of new ‘sin’ tax hike
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The Departments of Finance (DOF) and of Health (DOH) are making a final push for … Continue reading DOF, DOH to make final push for Congress OK of higher ‘sin’ taxes on tobacco, alcohol
The Departments of Finance (DOF) and of Health (DOH) have launched a new ad featuring … Continue reading Pacman vs Yosi Kadiri in fight for Universal Health Care
The tax reform law that has returned some P111 billion back to the pockets of … Continue reading TRAIN, rice tariffication are game-changers, says Dominguez
Filipino taxpayers have reaped a cash bonanza of P111.7 billion in personal income tax (PIT) … Continue reading Taxpayers reap P111.7-B cash windfall from hefty income tax cuts–DOF
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.