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What Went Before: Coco levy fund


The coco levy was a tax imposed by then President Ferdinand Marcos on the produce of coconut farmers between 1972 and 1982, supposedly to develop the coconut industry.

Posted: December 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC seeks debt for insurance coverage deal with PhilHealth

The Quezon City government is in talks with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to convert its contractor’s tax estimated at P93 million into health insurance or housing projects.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Palace reviewing power plant taxes

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Malacañang is reviewing an executive order that exempts independent power plant operators from real estate taxes, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said here on Thursday.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

More doubts on Tiu claim

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Senators Alan Peter Cayetano, Antonio Trillanes IV and the blue ribbon subcommittee chair, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, continued to doubt Antonio Tiu’s claim of ownership, especially after he submitted Thursday a one-page memorandum of agreement with Laureano Gregorio to back his testimony on his P400-million purchase of the property.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Higher tax-exempt bonuses seen

Senate President Franklin Drilon INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

It may be a merrier Christmas for many workers this year.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »