The government will implement a fuel marking program to combat smuggling of petroleum products in the country, a Department of Finance (DOF) official said on Wednesday, February 27. “For those who are smuggling or even thinking of smuggling fuel, please know that we will implement the Fuel Marking Program vigorously,” …

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As the year 2018 draws to a close today, the government looks back at the first year of the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law. Part of the TRAIN Law cut workers’ tax rates and increased the level of tax-free annual income to PHP250,000, giving …

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As the Department of Transportation (DOTr) reaffirms its commitment to modernize the country’s public utility vehicle transportation system with its new Omnibus Franchising Guidelines, Senator Juan Edgardo Angara wants the Senate to look into the program after transport groups called for its deferment. “While the PUV modernization program is integral …

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Multicoloured cars in a parking lot

In an attempt to convince the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to lower the tax rate and ceiling on the impending tax hike set to be implemented in 2018, car brands, dealerships and associations banded together and came up with a counterproposal that justifies their stand. According to the …

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