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FALSE: Ex-BIR chief Kim Henares 'speaks up' on computation of ABS-CBN's taxes

Jun 10, 2020 - 4:25 PM

The video does not contain a statement or admission from former Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Henares about ABS-CBN's taxes

Cristalle Henares Pitt gives birth to baby girl

Apr 01, 2020 - 12:25 PM

The baby girl is Cristalle and husband Justin's second child

Celebrities cry out against Antonio Sanchez's possible early release

Aug 23, 2019 - 3:21 PM

Several celebrities take to social media to express dismay over the possibility, and recall how they saw the face of evil in former mayor Antonio Sanchez

OUTCRY. Bianca Gonzalez, Angel Locsin, and Bituin Escalante are among the celebrities who cried out against the possible early release of convicted rapist-murderer Antonio Sanchez. Rappler file photos

Quark Henares and Bianca Yuzon tie the knot in Bali

May 25, 2019 - 10:02 PM

Congratulations to the newlyweds!

JUST MARRIED. The quirky couple tie the knot in Bali. Screenshot from Instagram.com/officialtimyap

LOOK: Quark Henares, Bianca Yuzon's prenup shoot

May 21, 2019 - 7:06 PM

Creative and fun – just like the future newly-weds!

'Straight out of a comedy:' Kim Henares denies Gretchen Barretto’s allegations

Jan 25, 2019 - 7:43 PM

Henares responds to Barretto's claims that she was tapped by Kris Aquino to lower tax fees for a friend

FORMER BIR COMMISSIONER. Kim Henares responds to Gretchen Barretto's allegations. Photo from Kim Henares' Facebook

Online reality show hopes to train the next Filipino K-pop idol

Jul 14, 2018 - 9:25 AM

Viu original reality show 'Hello K-Idol' will feature 10 Filipino trainees who will go through a 10-week challenge

HELLO K-IDOL. The 10 Filipino trainees pose with Korean singers Jung Joon-young and Yook Sung-jae at the launch of Hello K-Idol on Friday, July 13. Rappler screenshot

Jung Joon-young, Yook Sung-jae on what it takes to be a K-pop idol

Jul 13, 2018 - 6:42 PM

The two singers also answer the question: Can Filipinos become K-pop idols?

K-POP. Korean stars Jung Joon-young and Yook Sung-jae talk about being part of the K-pop industry on Friday, July 13. Rappler screenshot

Cristalle Belo Henares’ baby moves out of NICU

Jun 16, 2018 - 10:51 AM

Hunter James Pitt was born on May 28

BELO BABY. Cristalle Belo's son moves out of the NICU. Photo from Instagram.com/cristallebelo

LOOK: Cristalle Henares, Justin Pitt welcome son Hunter James

May 31, 2018 - 11:04 AM

Cristalle and Justin welcome their son last May 28

Quark Henares, Bianca Yuzon engaged

Apr 06, 2018 - 9:32 PM

Quark, son of Vicki Belo and Atom Henares, proposes to Bianca during a shoot of her music video he's directing

Cristalle Henares Pitt confirms she's pregnant

Mar 15, 2018 - 8:27 AM

Cristalle and husband Justin Pitt will become parents in July

PH celebrities express support for Rappler, press freedom

Jan 18, 2018 - 8:17 AM

Musicians Cooky Chua, Bayang Barrios, and more show their support following the news of SEC's decision to revoke Rappler's license to operate

IN PHOTOS: Vicki Belo, Hayden Kho's welcome dinner in Paris

Sep 02, 2017 - 12:26 PM

The couple throws an intimate river cruise dinner for family and friends a day before the wedding

2016: The year in celebrity weddings

Dec 21, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Georgina s surprise engagement announcement Belle and Adrien s super sweet vows and more

This is a screenshot from the wedding video featuring Solenn Heussaff and Nico Bolzico, by videographer Jason Magabanua. Screenshot from YouTube/Jason Magbanua

WATCH: Cristalle Belo Henares, Justin Pitt's romantic wedding in Italy

Oct 16, 2016 - 4:32 PM

See highlights from the wedding shot by Bob Nicolas

IN PHOTOS: Stars at Cristalle Belo Henares, Justin Pitt's wedding reception

Sep 16, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Check out photos of Ruffa Gutierrez Rajo Laurel Cristalle s mom Vicki Belo and more at the happy couple s wedding reception

FAMILY OF THE BRIDE. Cristalle Belo Henares with her dad Atom, brother Quark, and mom Vicki Belo on her wedding day in Italy. Screengrab from Instagram/victoria_belo

IN PHOTOS: Stars at Cristalle Belo Henares, Justin Pitt's wedding

Sep 16, 2016 - 1:47 AM

Ruffa Gutierrez Tim Yap Phoemela Baranda and Cristalle s mom Vicki Belo are among those who were at the wedding

Screengrab from Instagram/officialtimyap

IN PHOTOS: Cristalle Belo Henares, Justin Pitt marry in Italy

Sep 16, 2016 - 12:34 AM

Cristalle and Justin marry in Italy after their civil ceremony in Manila on September 8

LOOK: Cristalle Belo Henares, Justin Pitt get married

Sep 08, 2016 - 10:03 PM

Cristalle and Justin have a civil wedding days before another wedding celebration in Italy

New Zealand’s Paul Henare feels for his mentor, Tab Baldwin

Jul 07, 2016 - 5:03 PM

New Zealand s coach played for Gilas Tab Baldwin during the 2002 FIBA World Cup

Mixed emotions for New Zealand coach after beating mentor Tab Baldwin

Jul 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Paul Henare spent 10 years playing for Tab Baldwin On Wednesday the student defeated the mentor at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament

New Zealand ‘not intimidated’ by expected hostile crowd vs Gilas

Jul 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM

New Zealand is expecting to deal with a loud partisan Filipino crowd and are looking forward to it

EXCITED TO PLAY. New Zealand is excited to play before the Philippine crowd. Photo from FIBA.com

BIR to media: Report paid campaign promotions of 2016 bets

May 05, 2016 - 6:54 PM

For national candidates media organizations are urged to report all paid promotions made from November 9 2015 to May 7 2016

BIR investigates PhilRem for possible tax evasion

Apr 12, 2016 - 7:24 PM

Senator Teofisto TG Guingona III says the committee is studying the possibility of holding PhilRem liable for contempt for the owners inconsistent testimonies

SOMETHING IS AMISS. BIR's Kim Henares says there is something wrong with PhilRem's business registration. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Senate blue ribbon chair to PhilRem chief: 'You're hiding something'

Apr 12, 2016 - 3:57 PM

At the resumption of the Senate hearing on the Bangladesh bank heist Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares says PhilRem clearly violated tax regulations

IN THE MIDDLE. Founded in 1998, PhilRem is primarily established to engage in the business of remittance of money currency from abroad to be delivered to different parts of the Philippines. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: Shaina Magdayao, Derek Ramsay team up in 'My Candidate' teaser

Apr 03, 2016 - 10:25 AM

Derek plays a politician running for senator while Shaina plays his communications coach

BIR checking if Bangladesh Bank heist personalities paid taxes

Mar 29, 2016 - 5:11 PM

We re looking into it says BIR chief Kim Henares when asked about a possible BIR probe into people linked to the money laundering scam

Who's not welcome in 'President' Grace Poe's Cabinet?

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:11 PM

UPDATED In a dialogue with the Makati Business Club she names at least 3 agencies where she will not keep President Aquino s appointees

GRACE POE'S CABINET. Presidential candidate Grace Poe says she already has in mind Cabinet members she wants to retain should she be elected into office. Screenshot from Rappler

BIR probe on UMak part of 'conspiracy' vs VP – Binay camp

Mar 14, 2016 - 4:30 PM

In the business community harassment is a term that is associated with the BIR says Rico Quicho campaign spokesperson of Vice President Jejomar Binay

PART OF THE CONSPIRACY. The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay says the Bureau of Internal Revenue's investigation is another attempt to derail his presidential bid. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Cristalle Belo Henares, Justin Pitt prepare for wedding in Italy

Mar 13, 2016 - 5:57 PM

UPDATED Vicki Belo s daughter Cristalle and her fiancé Justin are set to get married in September

CRISTALLE AND JUSTIN. Cristalle Belo Henares and her fiancé hotelier Justin Pitt are getting married on September 15 at Lake Como, Italy. Screengrab from Instagram/justinpitt77

DOF reform unit: Inefficient or victim of politics?

Jan 26, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The House Committee on Ways and Means holds an inquiry on the removal of 7 former generals tasked to improve revenue collections

SMEARED INTEGRITY. For decades, the Bureau of Customs has been regarded as one of the most corrupt government agencies in the Philippines.

Customs brokers press Ombudsman on case vs DOF, BIR, ex-BOC chiefs

Dec 03, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Customs brokers say the Ombudsman erred in dismissing a case against Cesar Purisima Kim Henares and John Sevilla

PURSUE CASE. Customs brokers accuse Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima (left), BIR chief Kim Henares (middle), and former BOC chief John Sevilla of issuing illegal requirements for accreditation of customs brokers

Pacquiaos ask SC to stop BIR from confiscating assets

Oct 23, 2015 - 7:54 PM

For alleged fraud in tax payments Manny and Jinkee Pacquiao are being asked to pay almost double their declared assets

Image courtesy of Bello Medical Group

Palace: No new or higher taxes, income tax cuts

Sep 05, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr says the BIR is not proposing higher VAT rates and that the government will only focus on improving tax collection

Vicki Belo’s daughter Cristalle Belo Henares engaged

Sep 01, 2015 - 11:46 AM

Cristalle is engaged to Australian hotelier Justin Pitt

BIR to reopen online TIN application on August 10

Aug 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM

After being down since July 3 BIR said technical issues encountered in the Electronic Registration eREG System have been resolved

BIR resumes online TIN application on Monday, August 10, 2015

Lt Colonel Kim Henares joins AFP reserve force

Jul 13, 2015 - 5:46 PM

She joins a list of politicians and government officials who have joined the military reserve force

RESERVE OFFICER. Chief tax collector Kim Henares is now a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve Force. AFP PAO photo

Passion, hard work, and perfection in a cookie

Jun 28, 2015 - 9:52 AM

In life you will undergo a lot of trial and errors My life is like baking cookies When I decided to come out and tell the world that I am gay I know that I am prepared

Cy Ynares (The Bald Baker) takes his time formulating the perfect recipe for his cookies. Just like his decision of coming out and admitting that he is gay, Cy took time and let himself out of the hypothetical cocoon.

Kim Henares: 'Sin tax' cuts cigarette smoking in PH

Jun 15, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Proceeds from the taxes on cigarettes rose to P74 33 billion in 2014 from P32 16 billion in 2012 the Bureau of Internal Revenue says

NCCA gets approval to buy Manila Metropolitan Theater

May 23, 2015 - 7:45 AM

The agency is one step closer to winning a tug of war for the once elegant now decaying national cultural treasure

NEGLECTED GEM. Many await a glorious restoration of the neglected Manila Metropolitan Theater. Photo by Corteco8 on Wikipedia

BIR wants ‘young, honest Filipinos’ to join its workforce

May 15, 2015 - 7:30 AM

The tax collection agency has 3 211 entry level vacancies

Sabroso Lechon faces tax evasion raps

Apr 14, 2015 - 8:34 PM

The bureau also slaps tax evasion charges versus Joseph Calata who was earlier embroiled in alleged stock market manipulation

Why the BIR e-filing system is not feasible – for now

Apr 13, 2015 - 7:00 PM

‘The government should make the payment process including the filing system not troublesome to the point that paying of taxes and filing of returns become torturing and distressing’

BIR extends deadline for e-filing of tax returns to June 15

Apr 13, 2015 - 12:25 AM

The extension only applies to the electronic filing but the deadline for manual filing remains April 15 says Kim Henares

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Why is income tax return filing so burdensome?

Apr 09, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Part 2: Complying with the BIR is becoming more and more difficult and costly Do they not consider the time spent and costs incurred by taxpayers just to comply with tons of regulations they issue almost every month?

#AskTheTaxWhiz: Why is income tax return filing so burdensome?

Apr 08, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Part 1: How are we supposed to comply when nobody seems to understand the scope and implications of the new regulations BIR is imposing?

2014 supplemental info optional for taxpayers – BIR

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:30 PM

However the agency says filing supplemental information will be mandatory for tax calendar year 2015

The BIR announced that disclosure of supplemental information is now optional for tax year 2014. AFP PHOTO

GMA News anchor: I don’t know Jeane Napoles

Mar 25, 2015 - 10:15 PM

Pictured with a family charged for anomalous government contracts news anchor Vicky Morales says some people have imputed malice and taken the photo out of context

ANATOMY OF A PHOTO. The Napoles family without Janet Napoles is pictured at her niece's birthday party. Photo from Rappler

P359.75M tax evasion charges vs multi-level marketing club

Mar 12, 2015 - 6:39 PM

The Royale Business Club is found to have willfully underdeclared its income tax returns from 2011 to 2013 the Bureau of Internal Revenue says