By: Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez on January 17, 2019 All corporations are now required to disclose their ultimate beneficial owners. This requirement is no longer limited to publicly-listed corporations. In Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Memorandum Circular No. 17, Series of 2018, SEC has required all SEC-registered domestic […]
By: Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez on January 3,2019. Happy new year! The year 2018 was an interesting year in the tax arena. Republic Act 10963 or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law, amending the National Internal Revenue Code (Tax Code), became effective on January 1, 2018. […]
By: Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez on December 6, 2018
Senate Bill 1979 (in relation to House Bill 4800) proposes to impose a royalty tax on both metallic and non-metallic mining operations conducted outside mineral reservations, whether large scale or small scale, at three percent of the market value of the gross output of minerals or mineral products extracted or produced for the first three years from the effectivity of the law, four percenton the fourth year and five percent on the fifth year. It also proposes to impose an additional government share which will be due when the basic government share (on all collected taxes, royalties, fees and related payments from mining contractors) is less than 50 percent of the net mining revenue.
By: Euney Marie Mata-Perez on August 2, 2018
The current tax amnesty bill proposed by the Department of Finance (DOF) deals with an estate and a general tax amnesty (GTA) in separate parts, as well as with an unprecedented tax amnesty on delinquencies.
The first part of the proposed bill is the estate tax amnesty which requires the payment of a six percent estate tax amnesty tax (without interest and penalties) of the decedent’s undeclared estate valued at the time of death. It applies to estate taxes due for taxable year 2017 and prior years, similar to the estate tax amnesty originally proposed under House Bill No. 4814.
By: Florian Salcedo on July 5, 2018
On November 21, 2017, in time for its 81st anniversary celebration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) launched the full implementation of the SEC Company Registration System (CRS), an online platform providing for the full automation and online processing of corporations and partnerships, licensing of foreign corporations, and other corporate applications requiring SEC approval.