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Circularization of Republic Law 11590 or...

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) recently issued Tax Circular 107-2021 on October 18, 2021 providing tax guidance on the imposition of Philippine Offshore Gambling (Pogo) Taxes in accordance with Republic Law ( RA) 11590 titled “A Law to Tax Offshore Gambling Operations in the Philippines.” Offshore gaming license holder refers to an offshore gaming […]

Republic Law 11517 authorizes the Presid...

The president signed on December 23, 2020 the law of the Republic n ° 11517 or “law authorizing the president to expedite the processing and issuance of national and local permits, licenses and certifications in the event of a national emergency” (“RA 11517” ). RA 11517 covers all bodies of the executive branch, including departments, […]

Law of the Republic 9255 | Manila weath...

Dear PAO, My fiance and I are preparing our requirements for our religious wedding in November of next year. It was only now that he found out that he had his mother’s last name as the last name on his live birth certificate. His baptismal certificate and school records reflect his father’s last name, however, […]

Senator Richard Gordon continues to figh...

The Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, also known as the Law of the Republic 11235 and more notoriously called the ‘double platelaw, is not yet dead. Senator Richard Gordon, the main author of the law, calls on the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to propose its Rules and Regulations (IRR) to prevent it from becoming another dead […]

Eurovision fans puzzled over British acc...

EUROVISION fans were taken aback by the Czech actor’s British accent. Viewers were stunned to sing with an English accent, but couldn’t agree that it sounded like he was from Essex, Manchester or London. 6 Lake Malawi surprised Eurovision fans with its British accentCredit: BBC4 One of them joked, “By the time gin and beer […]

Tax Regulation No. 4-2019: Application R...

On April 5, 2019, the Secretary of Finance, Carlos G. Dominguez, promulgated the Tax Regulations (“RR”) No. 4-2019 to implement the provisions relating to the tax amnesty in the event of default under of the law of the Republic n ° 11213 (“Law on fiscal amnesty”). RR n ° 4-2019 was published in Malaysia on […]

Training Manual on Republic Law 10821 an...

Introduction: Minimum Child Protection Standards and Training Manual RA 10821 In 2007, the Philippines adopted the humanitarian cluster approach with the publication of National Disaster Coordination Council (NDCC) Circular No. 05, art. 2007 (institutionalization of the cluster approach in the Philippine disaster management system). Among these thematic structures is the Protection Cluster led by the […]

Law of the Republic n ° 10668: Time for

TOP OF MIND – The Filipino Star November 2, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. For so many decades, our country has adopted a protectionist policy in order to promote the development of our national maritime industry. But this approach changed when President Aquino enacted Republic Law No. 10668 or the “Co-loading of Foreign Vessels Law”, allowing […]