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
Atty. Monina “Monette” Velasco, Senior Associate Lawyer of Carpo Law & Associates, provided her expertise on Philippine Tax during the “MMM: Get Your Company Ready For BIR Assessmets”, hosted by the Australian-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Philippines (ANZCHAM) in partnership with Austrade
President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law Republic Act No.11448, or the Transnational Higher Education Act, granting Foreign Higher Education Institutions (FHEIs) the opportunity to establish institutional services in the Philippines and collaborate with local universities.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is proposing the early release of at least 20% of the annual budget of a new law, Republic Act 11293 or the Philippine Innovation Act, to be used as revolving fund for the agency’s efforts next year in assisting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with helping the poor and marginalized through tech innovation.
The Malacañang Palace is anticipating an increase in public optimism in the availability of jobs for first-time jobseekers after President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law waiving all government fees on public documents needed for employment.