Here’s everything you need to know about the transition of the Philippines from Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ), sectors allowed, and other implemented measures.
The whole country is now put into a test. As the Philippine government exerts effort to fight the spread of COVID-19, nearly all companies in Metro Manila are under work from home and flexible work arrangements.
The COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is a one-time assistance amounting to P5,000 for workers of private companies who had salary deductions or temporary suspensions during the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) period in the Philippines due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2019, Congress passed into law Republic Act No. 11210, otherwise known as the “105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law”.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) led the signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11310, or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Act of 2019, together with representatives from eight partner agencies on Monday last week, December 9.
The Ease of Doing Business Act of 2018 (Republic Act 11032) aims to cut red tape and make starting and operating a business in the country easier.
Carpo Law & Associates, in partnership with Kittelson & Carpo Consulting and AHC Certified Public Accountants, took part in the recently concluded event titled “In-Depth Discussion Series: Tax Compliance, Annualization, Investigation and Remedies, and the Future of CITIRA” held at the KMC, Net Quad, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, last November 15.
The Department of Finance (DOF) on Monday, November 18, disproved an opinion by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) stating that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs) cannot be taxed by the government.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) signed a deal with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) to subsidize the production and distribution of blank cards for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or the country’s national ID scheme, in hopes of growing financial inclusivity among Filipinos by reducing the documents required to open bank accounts.
Atty. Rhondee Dumlao, Junior Partner of Carpo Law & Associates, took part as a speaker in the “Business Breakfast: Tax Investigation and Taxpayers’ Defenses”, hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines together with Kittelson & Carpo Consulting last October 17, 2019