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BOC, BIR to Form Anti-Smugling Joint Task Force

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the Bureaus of Customs (BOC) and of Internal Revenue (BIR) to train their sights on the smuggling of rice and four other commodities as they plan to create a joint task force to run after big-time smugglers. 
Economy Philippines
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the Bureaus of Customs (BOC) and of Internal Revenue (BIR) to train their sights on the smuggling of rice and four ...
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Raid Yields 480 Mastercases of Illicit Cigarettes

A joint raid by the BIR and the NBI on a store in Cabanatuan City yielded 480 mastercases of illicit cigarettes, the DOF has learned. 
News Philippines
A joint operation conducted by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on a store in Cabanatuan City in Nueva Ecija on the ...
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JTI Mighty takeover to raise ‘sin’ tax take by P40-B in 2018

Mighty Corp., a Bulacan-based cigarette manufacturer, sold its assets to JTI to be able to pay off its tax liabilities. With the approval of President Duterte, the DOF and BIR accepted Mighty Corp.'s P25-billion settlement offer.
Business Philippines
The government stands to gain almost P40 billion in additional revenues from the “sin” tax on tobacco products starting  in 2018, following the Japan Tobacco International (JTI) takeover of ...
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Duterte to order daily monitoring of corruption

News
DAVAO CITY, October 28, 2016 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte will order the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct daily monitoring of corrupt individuals both in government ...
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Duterte admin keeping seniors’ 20-percent discounts

Finance news
News
Finance Department Spokesperson Paola Alvarez said the proposed tax reform program presented by Malacanang’s economic team to Congress last week aims to raise enough revenues to fund targeted ...
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Duterte admin to lower personal, corporate taxes

Economy
The Department of Finance (DOF) will lower personal and corporate income taxes in order to grow the country’s middle class and energize businesses. Speaking at the FT-First Metro ...
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3 BIR tax examiners suspended for corruption

BIR corrupt personnel
Economy News
Three Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) tax examiners were charged with grave misconduct as Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay begins to make good his promise to cleanse the bureau ...
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Ex-BIR chief Henares accused of intentionally failing to collect billions in taxes

Opinion
Othello Dalanon, a former revenue officer of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), has accused ex-BIR chief Kim Henares of “intentionally failing to collect and file appropriate charges” ...
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How Duterte’s reform agenda is being challenged by rumor-mongers

Opinion
Now that the Duterte administration has been formally installed, it is time to get on with the serious work of fixing government. The President has set the broad ...
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