Digital times call for digital measures
by Christelle Ann T. Torio - March 5, 2024 - 12:00am
The Bureau of Internal Revenue has recognized the undeniable rise of digital commerce in the Philippines by promulgating Revenue Regulation16-2023, issued on Dec. 21, 2023, and Revenue Memorandum Circular 08-2024,...
Navigating changes in annual report compliance
by Gizel Ann Rabajante - February 27, 2024 - 12:00am
To support our country’s tourism industry and make immigration services accessible to foreign nationals, the Bureau of Immigration launched the e-Services website in 2023.
Taxing pixels: Taking a byte out of the digital pie
by Kim Michael G. De Jesus - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
Despite the promise of convenience and growing popularity of electronic commerce (e-commerce), the widespread use of digital trade platforms has proven to be a challenging endeavor for the government especially in...
Market forces
by Manuel Salvador III - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
In the late 20th century and early into the current millennium, the mall may have been considered by most as the modern-day equivalent of the ancient marketplace.
Hear ye, I will ease your burden but when? (2nd of 2 parts)
by Maria Carmela Peralta - February 6, 2024 - 12:00am
The Ease of Paying Taxes Act touches on one “problematic” process that occurs after the filing of tax returns – the refund process which is generally viewed as time-consuming.
Hear ye, I will ease your burden, but when? (1st of 2 parts)
by Maria Carmela Peralta - January 30, 2024 - 12:00am
We often hear taxpayers (local and foreign alike) complain about how burdensome Philippine tax compliance is.
Write-off, tax-off
by James Eliud G. Santos - January 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Most companies have an enormous balance of accounts receivable in their financial statements.
Year-end tax compliance reminders
by Mikaella Pauline Hidalgo - January 16, 2024 - 12:00am
With the holidays over, the decorations cleaned up, and the excitement from parties fading.
Changes to Phl Statutory Contributions in 2024
by Jovelle Behil - December 19, 2023 - 12:00am
As the year draws to a close, employees and employers closely monitor the statutory contributions landscape that includes government agencies, such as the Social Security System (SSS), Philippine Health Insurance...
The power of closure: Enforcing tax compliance
by Maria Regina C. Gameng - December 12, 2023 - 12:00am
In the intricate relationship between economic growth and fiscal responsibility, the Bureau of Internal Revenue serves as the guardian of fiscal regulations, ensuring that businesses adhere to the Tax Code, as well...
Overcoming noncompliance
by Erika Jane Manguin - December 5, 2023 - 12:00am
If given the opportunity to overcome setbacks, would you seize it? The decision to embrace a second chance varies among individuals.
A glimpse of a new tax reform: What to expect from the Ease of Paying Taxes bill
by Ferdinand Amoyan - November 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Registration facilities will be made available to all taxpayers, including non-residents.
Know more about VAT!
by Angellica Velasquez - November 21, 2023 - 12:00am
One of the challenges that companies face is how to properly apply for tax refund or credit. Similar to tax exemptions, claims for tax refund or credit may be perceived as pro-government rather than working to the...
Garnishment via electronic means
by Arik Aaron C. Abu - November 14, 2023 - 12:00am
As cliché as it may be, we all know that the only permanent thing in this world is change – and we live in a constantly changing one at that. Prior to the boom of the World Wide Web, business was primarily...
Advancing gender equality in the Phl
by Sharon G. Dayoan - November 7, 2023 - 12:00am
Gender equality and diversity in business leadership have been significant focal points in the business industry, reflecting a global discourse on diversity, inclusion, and equality.
Cyber tricks and treats: The ransomware edition
by Eskie Cirrus James Maquilang - October 31, 2023 - 12:00am
As the eve of All Hallows approaches and the anticipation of Halloween fills the air, we find ourselves eagerly looking forward to well-anticipated parties, memorials, and family reunions.
Votes & taxes
by Marvin Rafael Serrano - October 24, 2023 - 12:00am
As the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections draw near, the BIR reminded all candidates and other BSKE parties of their legal duty of tax compliance by issuing RMC 97-2023 in September 2023. In said RMC, the...
Counting the costs: Senior citizen discounts
by Via Sacarine Daria - October 17, 2023 - 12:00am
Death, as is life, is a costly endeavor. In recognition of the need for a decent life and a respectable death for senior citizens, the legislature passed the Senior Citizens Act (Republic Act 7432 as amended by RA...
Trust in Artificial Intelligence
by Michael Emerson Royeca - October 10, 2023 - 12:00am
Artificial Intelligence has become a ubiquitous part of everyday life and work.
Data privacy and cybersecurity
by Jessie Josuah P. Hilario - October 3, 2023 - 12:00am
In our ever-evolving digital landscape, data is no longer just a simple list of information nor a by-product of business operations.
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