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Economists: Senate’s diluted tax package can’t help poor

October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 An advocacy group for good economic governance has appealed to the Senate to reassess its stance on fuel taxes and other tax exemptions in order to preserve the revenue and infrastructure goals of the Duterte administration. In a press statement, the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) aired concern that the revenue projection […]

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Economists urge retention of TRAIN revenue goal

October 28, 2017

October 28, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) has appealed to the Senate to preserve the revenue goals of the first package of the tax reform program,which it claims are essential in funding the key programs of the Duterte administration. In a statement, FEF said it fully supports the passage of […]

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De Leon back as National treasurer

February 10, 2017

January 27, 2017 Following her stint in the Washington-based World Bank, ex-National Treasurer Rosalia V. de Leon will be back in her former post, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said. Dominguez announced De Leon’s return to the Bureau of the Treasury during a meeting of the Foundation for Economic Freedom. Dominguez later told reporters […]

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Tax changes are coming

September 1, 2016

LIKE IT IS by Peter Wallace (Philippine Daily Inquirer) September 1, 2016   The Department of Finance has released a very well-thought-out presentation on major changes in taxation. I fully support change; it’s long overdue. Its primary goal should be: We pay the least tax, the government generates the greatest income. No, they are not […]

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DOF wants some areas open to foreign capital

May 13, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – With the government moving toward achieving rapid, inclusive and sustained economic growth, the Department of Finance (DOF) is pushing for a number of reforms including opening up some investment areas to foreign nationals, harmonizing fiscal incentives, and reviving the mining industry. Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima said the government is lobbying for […]

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