Category Archives: BIR

Cigarettes with fake tax stamps seized from Mighty Corp. destroyed in Davao City  

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Nov) — Some 9,466 cases equivalent to 4.73 million packs of cigarette seized from the beleaguered Mighty Corporation for using fax tax stamps were destroyed here Sunday. The destruction of the cigarettes worth P142.44 million was done at the Geocycle Compound of Holcim Philippines Inc. in Bunawan, Davao City, through a process using a thermal […]

Duterte asks Mighty Corp.owner to pay P3B

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews/10 March) — President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to drop the tax evasion case against Mighty Corporation president Alexander Wongchuking but he must pay the government P3 billion. During the “Meeting with the Local Chief Executives in Mindanao” at the SMX Convention Center Davao, Duterte said this was double compared to the previous […]

BIR, BoC monitor markets in GenSan for cigarettes with fake stamps

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/07 March)– Revenue and customs personnel here have widened their monitoring in the local markets for the presence of cigarette products that carry counterfeit or fake tax stamps. Esmeralda Tabule, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)-Revenue Region 18 regional director, said Tuesday they are currently conducting inspections on commercial establishments in the area […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: BIR Large Taxpayers. 06 Feb 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE-LARGE TAXPAYERS SERVICE TAX CAMPAIGN KICK OFF [Delivered at Reception Hall, PICC, Pasay City | […]

Lower pop’n growth, more infra spending, investments needed to reduce poverty — Sec. Dominguez

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 August) – The government needs to increase spending on public infrastructure, check population growth, and encourage more investments to generate jobs in order to lower the 26-percent poverty incidence rate to 17 percent at the end of Duterte administration, Finance secretary Carlos Dominguez said Tuesday. Dominguez said this requires the Bureau of […]