The Bureau of Internal Revenue has issued new procedures to claim preferential tax treaty benefits for nonresidents covered by tax treaties signed by the Philippines with other countries. Non-residents may now enjoy preferential withholding tax rates for dividends, interest, and royalty earnings from domestic sources.
The new law, RA10881, approved and enforced in the third quarter of 2016, has allowed foreign investors to have full ownership of finance companies in the Philippines.
One sided lease agreements in the Philippines are the rule of thumb and don’t imagine for a second that they are in favor of the lessee. Maybe it is because the lessors are paying the legal fees.
The Philippines and Australia have agreed to increase bilateral trade and investments during the 4th Philippines-Australia Ministerial Meeting (PAMM).
The Philippines is one of the major cruise destinations in Asia. Several factors make the country an attractive cruise destination, and the Philippine government has laid out plans for implementing major improvements in the country’s cruise tourism gateways.
The recent Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) peace agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has eased tension in the area. Now, ASEAN nations are keen on investing in the resource-rich Philippine region.