Three lawmakers, including two party-list representatives, have warned against precipitate calls for a review of Republic Act No. 10351, otherwise known as the Sin Tax Reform Law, just over a year after its implementation in the guise of “plugging suspected revenue leaks and undervaluation” by certain cigarette manufacturers.
By Tina G. Santos
The Sin Tax Law has proven to be effective in reducing tobacco consumption among the youth and the poor, according to a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III will not impose his views on Charter change on an independent branch of government, Malacañang said Monday.
By Norman Bordadora
The sin tax reform law has been bringing in expected increased revenues from the sale of heavily taxed cigarettes but has yet to make a dent in lowering the incidence of smoking in the country.
By Karen Boncocan
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said on Thursday that he saw the past three years under the 15th Congress as a success for the House of Representatives.