Veto or Not Veto?

Exercising his power to veto, President Rodrigo Duterte inked the 106-paged Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion into law removing five provisions from the original enrolled bill that will not only update our archaic tax system, but also chip in to his “Build, Build, Build” priorities which will benefit more than 7.5 million Filipinos to take […]

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Citizen Tax Planning

Any day from now, we expect the Bicameral Committee to submit the final version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) package one to Malacañang for the approval and signature of President Duterte. If everything goes according to plan of the Department of Finance (DoF), the tax reform law will be implemented in […]

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How Can You Stop BIR Audit?

“Even if you pay the right taxes, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) will still audit and assess you to pay more taxes.” Agree? Undeniably, this is a common sentiment among taxpayers which has resulted in lower voluntary payments. It’s either they allocate a “budget” to compromise their tax assessments, or they get away with […]

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Paying our dues

If the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) bill gets signed into law before the year ends, this will be the biggest legislation that will impact every Filipino in three decades. President Duterte may be infamous for his war against drugs, but he will definitely win the hearts of 42.7 million hardworking Filipinos in […]

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Andrean Centennial Award | The Philippine Tax Whiz

In recognition of his accomplishments reflecting the institution’s 4 Pillars of SAS education: Spirit of Mission, Service to Church and Community, Excellence in Human Endeavor and Andrean Accompaniment, St. Andrew’s School conferred the Andrean Centennial Award to The Philippine Tax Whiz, Raymond “Mon” Abrea as one of its 100 Outstanding Alumni. He received the special distinction during […]

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